The best times to visit Ruse for ideal weather are

April 9th to June 17th


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 Ruse Travel Info

Weather in Ruse


Average temperatures in Ruse 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 Ruse, 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 93.8°F (34.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.5°F (19.7°C) at night.

Ruse Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Ruse 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.

Ruse Perceived Temperature (F)


Ruse Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Ruse 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 39.2 32.1 26.4
Feb 42.9 34.9 28.7
Mar 57.7 46.2 37.3
Apr 69.3 57.1 47
May 79 66.3 56
Jun 86.7 73.9 63.2
Jul 91.3 78 66.6
Aug 91 78 66.5
Sep 80.6 67.6 57.6
Oct 66.3 55.3 47.2
Nov 54.6 45.7 39.1
Dec 41.4 34.6 29.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 4 0.1 -3.1
Feb 6.1 1.6 -1.8
Mar 14.3 7.9 2.9
Apr 20.7 13.9 8.3
May 26.1 19.1 13.3
Jun 30.4 23.3 17.3
Jul 32.9 25.6 19.2
Aug 32.8 25.6 19.2
Sep 27 19.8 14.2
Oct 19.1 12.9 8.4
Nov 12.6 7.6 3.9
Dec 5.2 1.4 -1.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ruse are August, November, and then April. 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 May with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 21st.

When can you find snow in Ruse? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Ruse 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 Ruse.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 18% 4.7 2.6
Feb 16% 5.2 1.6
Mar 14% 1.6 1.4
Apr 10% 0 1.4
May 24% 0 3.9
Jun 15% 0 2.2
Jul 12% 0 2.3
Aug 7% 0 1.6
Sep 12% 0 1.9
Oct 17% 0 2.4
Nov 10% 0.4 1.1
Dec 19% 2.8 2.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 18 11.9 6.6
Feb 16 13.2 4.1
Mar 14 4.1 3.6
Apr 10 0 3.6
May 24 0 9.9
Jun 15 0 5.6
Jul 12 0 5.8
Aug 7 0 4.1
Sep 12 0 4.8
Oct 17 0 6.1
Nov 10 1 2.8
Dec 19 7.1 7.1


Humidity and Wind

Ruse has some extremely humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is August (46.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (83%).

Wind in Ruse is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 8.1 knots (9.3 MPH or 15 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” 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 16.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 5.7 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Feb 7.2 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Mar 8.1 Gentle breeze 16.1 Significant breeze
Apr 6.8 Light breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
May 6.4 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Jun 6.3 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Jul 6.4 Light breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Aug 5.7 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Sep 6.4 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Oct 5.4 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.5 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Dec 6 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 81.6%
Feb 75.2%
Mar 56.5%
Apr 50.7%
May 56.9%
Jun 53.8%
Jul 47.9%
Aug 46.2%
Sep 52.9%
Oct 68%
Nov 74%
Dec 83%


Is it Safe to Travel to Ruse?

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 Ruse, 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 Ruse 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 Ruse Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 81°F (27.2°C) and 50.8°F (10.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 8 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 the least precipitation with 2 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Ruse, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 84°F (28.9°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 Ruse to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 50.8°F (10.4°C) and 36.8°F (2.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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