The best times to visit Pleven for ideal weather are

April 9th to June 17th


August 27th to October 14th

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



Other Pleven Travel Info

Weather in Pleven


Average temperatures in Pleven vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 37th 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 Pleven, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid to late August where highs are regularly around 93.1°F (33.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 63°F (17.2°C) at night.

Pleven Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Pleven 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.

Pleven Perceived Temperature (F)


Pleven Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Pleven 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 40.2 32.4 25.7
Feb 43.3 34.7 27.6
Mar 56.4 45.6 36.4
Apr 67.5 55.8 44.5
May 76.6 64.7 53.5
Jun 84 71.8 59.9
Jul 88.7 76 63.6
Aug 89.4 76 62.9
Sep 79 65.9 53.8
Oct 65.4 54 44.1
Nov 54.3 44.6 36.6
Dec 41.8 33.9 27.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 4.6 0.2 -3.5
Feb 6.3 1.5 -2.4
Mar 13.6 7.6 2.4
Apr 19.7 13.2 6.9
May 24.8 18.2 11.9
Jun 28.9 22.1 15.5
Jul 31.5 24.4 17.6
Aug 31.9 24.4 17.2
Sep 26.1 18.8 12.1
Oct 18.6 12.2 6.7
Nov 12.4 7 2.6
Dec 5.4 1.1 -2.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Pleven are November, August, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid August. For example, on the week of August 13th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid December with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of December 17th.

When can you find snow in Pleven? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Pleven is often around around December 17th 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 Pleven.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Pleven (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% 5.7 2
Feb 13% 8.7 1.8
Mar 13% 3.2 1.3
Apr 15% 0 1.7
May 21% 0 2.4
Jun 16% 0 2
Jul 14% 0 2.7
Aug 10% 0 1.6
Sep 12% 0 1.3
Oct 18% 0 2.4
Nov 9% 0.5 0.8
Dec 23% 2.8 2.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 15 14.5 5.1
Feb 13 22.1 4.6
Mar 13 8.1 3.3
Apr 15 0 4.3
May 21 0 6.1
Jun 16 0 5.1
Jul 14 0 6.9
Aug 10 0 4.1
Sep 12 0 3.3
Oct 18 0 6.1
Nov 9 1.3 2
Dec 23 7.1 5.3


Humidity and Wind

Pleven has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is August (46.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (79.1%).

Wind in Pleven is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 5.4 knots (6.2 MPH or 10.1 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 12.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 3.4 Barely noticeable 7.9 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.8 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.4 Light breeze 11 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.9 Barely noticeable 9 Gentle breeze
May 3.6 Barely noticeable 8.2 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.5 Barely noticeable 8.3 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.6 Barely noticeable 7.9 Gentle breeze
Aug 3 Barely noticeable 6.7 Light breeze
Sep 3.8 Barely noticeable 8.3 Gentle breeze
Oct 3 Barely noticeable 7.3 Gentle breeze
Nov 2.9 Barely noticeable 7.3 Gentle breeze
Dec 3 Barely noticeable 7.6 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 74.1%
Feb 69.7%
Mar 54.7%
Apr 52.7%
May 57.4%
Jun 55.2%
Jul 48.3%
Aug 46.8%
Sep 52.6%
Oct 69.3%
Nov 72.7%
Dec 79.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Pleven?

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 Pleven, Bulgaria is July, followed by August 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 Pleven in December. 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 31.8 in December means 31.8% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Pleven Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 78.1°F (25.6°C) and 50.4°F (10.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 3 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Pleven, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 82.3°F (27.9°C) and 50.1°F (10.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 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 Pleven to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 50.4°F (10.2°C) and 37.4°F (3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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