The best times to visit Blagoevgrad for ideal weather are

May 28th to September 9th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Blagoevgrad Travel Info

Weather in Blagoevgrad


Average temperatures in Blagoevgrad vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 34th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Blagoevgrad, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 84.5°F (29.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 52.5°F (11.4°C) at night.

Blagoevgrad Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Blagoevgrad Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Blagoevgrad Perceived Temperature (F)


Blagoevgrad Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Blagoevgrad Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 42.7 32.8 23.4
Feb 44.9 34.9 25.6
Mar 51.6 41.1 30.2
Apr 60.1 49 36.2
May 68.9 57.4 43.2
Jun 76.4 64.7 49.6
Jul 81.9 68.8 52.1
Aug 82.8 68.8 52.5
Sep 73.2 60 45.9
Oct 63 50.2 37.9
Nov 55.5 43.1 31.9
Dec 45.3 34.5 25.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 5.9 0.4 -4.8
Feb 7.2 1.6 -3.6
Mar 10.9 5.1 -1
Apr 15.6 9.4 2.3
May 20.5 14.1 6.2
Jun 24.7 18.2 9.8
Jul 27.7 20.4 11.2
Aug 28.2 20.4 11.4
Sep 22.9 15.6 7.7
Oct 17.2 10.1 3.3
Nov 13.1 6.2 -0.1
Dec 7.4 1.4 -3.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Blagoevgrad are August, July, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late August to early September. For example, on the week of August 27th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.

When can you find snow in Blagoevgrad? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to late January and early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Blagoevgrad is often around around January 15th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Blagoevgrad.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Blagoevgrad (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 15% 3.4 1.9
Feb 16% 3.2 1.8
Mar 18% 2.4 1.8
Apr 19% 0.8 2.4
May 21% 0 2.6
Jun 20% 0 2.9
Jul 12% 0 2.2
Aug 10% 0 2.1
Sep 17% 0 2.6
Oct 17% 0 2.7
Nov 15% 1.2 1.8
Dec 20% 1.8 2.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 15 8.6 4.8
Feb 16 8.1 4.6
Mar 18 6.1 4.6
Apr 19 2 6.1
May 21 0 6.6
Jun 20 0 7.4
Jul 12 0 5.6
Aug 10 0 5.3
Sep 17 0 6.6
Oct 17 0 6.9
Nov 15 3 4.6
Dec 20 4.6 6.1


Humidity and Wind

Blagoevgrad has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is July (47.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (74%).

Wind in Blagoevgrad is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and May. March’s average wind speed of around 3.5 knots (4 MPH or 6.4 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 7.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Blagoevgrad.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 2.5 Barely noticeable 6 Light breeze
Feb 3 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze
Mar 3.5 Barely noticeable 7.4 Light breeze
Apr 3.4 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
May 3 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
Jun 2.9 Barely noticeable 6.1 Light breeze
Jul 3 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Aug 2.5 Barely noticeable 5.6 Light breeze
Sep 2.6 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Oct 2.5 Barely noticeable 5.6 Light breeze
Nov 2.4 Barely noticeable 5.6 Light breeze
Dec 3 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 73.6%
Feb 67.3%
Mar 58.9%
Apr 55%
May 58%
Jun 55.1%
Jul 47.6%
Aug 49.3%
Sep 57.1%
Oct 65.6%
Nov 70.3%
Dec 74%


Is it Safe to Travel to Blagoevgrad?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Bulgaria; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 26, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria is August, followed by January and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Blagoevgrad in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 55.5 in November means 55.5% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall Blagoevgrad Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 71.2°F (21.8°C) and 44.6°F (7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 3 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Blagoevgrad, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 76.6°F (24.8°C) and 50.5°F (10.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Blagoevgrad to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.7°F (9.3°C) and 39.6°F (4.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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