Sunny Beach Resort

Avg weather in January
9 Hrs per day
60 mm per month
79 % avg
10 Mph avg

Sunny Beach Resort Weather in January

destination intro image

What’s the weather like in Sunny Beach in January?

It’s the coldest month of the year at this modern resort in the east of Bulgaria. The Sunny Beach weather in January means winter temperatures struggle to reach double figures, but the rain is quite low compared to northern Europe, the sun shines a lot and there’s not much wind chill.

Geographical influences

Sunny Beach enjoys a wonderful location on Bulgaria’s legendary Black Sea coast, in the east of the country between the larger resorts of Varna and Burgas. The Black Sea temperature’s cold in January, at around 7°C, which means the air over the land is also quite chilly. Cold winds can also blow south from northern Europe.


The weather in Sunny Beach in January sees an average daytime high of 9°C, falling to around zero on the very coldest days. The temperature’s low but you’ll see some sunshine in January, with four hours on average each day from nine hours of daylight. The sun doesn’t set until nearly 5pm at the end of the month. The rainfall average is 38mm, making it one of the driest places in Bulgaria in winter, with about seven days receiving some rain. The Black Sea’s cold but there’s not much wind chill along the coast as wind speeds will only be a moderate 11mph. The humidity should measure 81% in January.

View weather for