The best times to visit Plovdiv Old Town for ideal weather are

April 16th to July 8th


August 27th to October 21st

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



Other Plovdiv Old Town Travel Info

Weather in Plovdiv Old Town


Average temperatures in Plovdiv Old Town 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 39th 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 Plovdiv Old Town, 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 92.4°F (33.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 63.4°F (17.4°C) at night.

Plovdiv Old Town Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Plovdiv Old Town 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.

Plovdiv Old Town Perceived Temperature (F)


Plovdiv Old Town Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Plovdiv Old Town 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 34 26.5
Feb 46.3 37.1 29.1
Mar 57.6 46.1 35.3
Apr 67.6 55.2 43.2
May 77 64.5 52.4
Jun 84.6 72 59.8
Jul 90.2 76.9 63.3
Aug 90.1 76.5 62.7
Sep 80.1 66.9 54.2
Oct 67 55.1 44.7
Nov 56.4 45.7 36.8
Dec 44.2 36.3 29.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 5.9 1.1 -3.1
Feb 7.9 2.8 -1.6
Mar 14.2 7.8 1.8
Apr 19.8 12.9 6.2
May 25 18.1 11.3
Jun 29.2 22.2 15.4
Jul 32.3 24.9 17.4
Aug 32.3 24.7 17.1
Sep 26.7 19.4 12.3
Oct 19.4 12.8 7.1
Nov 13.6 7.6 2.7
Dec 6.8 2.4 -1.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Plovdiv Old Town are November, August, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid to late August. For example, on the week of August 20th 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 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.

When can you find snow in Plovdiv Old Town? 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 Plovdiv Old Town is often around around March 19th 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 Plovdiv Old Town.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Plovdiv Old Town (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 12% 2.9 1.8
Feb 18% 7.9 1.6
Mar 12% 4.5 1.6
Apr 12% 0 1.6
May 18% 0 2.4
Jun 15% 0 4
Jul 9% 0 1.9
Aug 7% 0 3.1
Sep 10% 0 1.6
Oct 15% 0 2.2
Nov 6% 0.4 1
Dec 16% 1.7 1.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 12 7.4 4.6
Feb 18 20.1 4.1
Mar 12 11.4 4.1
Apr 12 0 4.1
May 18 0 6.1
Jun 15 0 10.2
Jul 9 0 4.8
Aug 7 0 7.9
Sep 10 0 4.1
Oct 15 0 5.6
Nov 6 1 2.5
Dec 16 4.3 4.3


Humidity and Wind

Plovdiv Old Town has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is July (47.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (77.6%).

Wind in Plovdiv Old Town is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by May and June. March’s average wind speed of around 4.6 knots (5.3 MPH or 8.5 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 December where average top sustained speeds reach 17.6 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Plovdiv Old Town.

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 2.9 Barely noticeable 11.3 Significant breeze
Feb 3.6 Barely noticeable 11 Significant breeze
Mar 4.6 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Apr 3.4 Barely noticeable 10.2 Gentle breeze
May 3.7 Barely noticeable 10.1 Significant breeze
Jun 3.6 Barely noticeable 9.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.6 Barely noticeable 9.7 Significant breeze
Aug 2.9 Barely noticeable 8.6 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.4 Barely noticeable 9.6 Significant breeze
Oct 2.7 Barely noticeable 8.6 Gentle breeze
Nov 2.3 Barely noticeable 9.3 Significant breeze
Dec 3 Barely noticeable 13.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 73.7%
Feb 69.2%
Mar 58%
Apr 56.5%
May 58.6%
Jun 55.5%
Jul 47.1%
Aug 47.9%
Sep 54.1%
Oct 67.6%
Nov 73.2%
Dec 77.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Plovdiv Old Town?

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 Plovdiv Old Town, 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 Plovdiv Old Town 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 Plovdiv Old Town Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 79.1°F (26.2°C) and 51.8°F (11°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 2 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Plovdiv Old Town, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 83.8°F (28.8°C) and 52.3°F (11.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 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 too cold this time of year in Plovdiv Old Town to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 52.9°F (11.6°C) and 40.3°F (4.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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