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Best time to visit Varna, Bulgaria

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The best time to visit Varna is May-July

Want to know when to travel to Varna? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, May-July is the best time to go to Varna. Don’t just take our word for it though… We’ve put together loads of information below to help you decide, such as a monthly breakdown of the weather, what to pack, when to fly, and much more.

The very hottest temperatures in Varna get to around 30℃ (85℉) in the height of summer. The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Varna is around -4℃ (25℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Varna in July, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Varna in May. Head over there in August instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Keep reading to learn more about the best times to go to Varna, including detailed weather information and tools to help you find and book great deals on your travel.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

July

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Varna seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Varna as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Varna is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Varna

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Varna for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Varna climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Varna for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Varna in January

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average high temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average low temperature: 0℃ (33℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 9 days
  • Average snow days: 5 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Varna in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Varna in February

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 21mm (1") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Varna in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Varna in March

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Varna in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Varna in April

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Varna in April, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Varna in May

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Varna in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Varna in June

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Varna in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Varna in July

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Varna in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Varna in August

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 16mm (1") over 5 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Varna in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Varna in September

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 8 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Varna in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Varna in October

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Varna in October, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Varna in November

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 10 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Varna in November, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Varna in December

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Varna in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Varna is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 28℃ (82℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Varna is generally around August. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in August first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Varna is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Varna, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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