Avg weather in January
9 Hrs per day
33 mm per month
80 % avg
4 Mph avg

Bulgaria Weather in January

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What’s the weather like in Bulgaria in January?

Bulgaria is in Eastern Europe and has a diverse climate that’s influenced by land and sea. The country’s in the middle of winter in January, which is a great month to visit if you’re not after a hot beach break. Explore the country and its interesting cultural sights away from the high season crowds, but be prepared for chilly weather. Temperatures can drop below freezing and it’s likely there’ll be snow, so don’t forget to pack a warm coat along with a hat, scarf and gloves.


In January, the average temperature in Sunny Beach is 3ºC, with highs of 6ºC and lows dipping to

-1ºC. The month’s relatively dry, with just 40mm of rain forecast over six wet days. In the capital city, Sofia, temperatures average at a freezing -1ºC, with lows dropping to -4ºC at night. Rain is slightly more likely in Sofia, and you can also expect to see some snow if you visit this month.

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