The best times to visit Ruse for ideal weather are

April 30th to June 3rd


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.

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Ruse Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Ruse


    Average temperatures in Ruse vary somewhat and are temperate for about half of the year. The area is in the top 45 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. 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 late July where highs are regularly around 69.1°F (20.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 50.1°F (10.1°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 39.8 32.5 26.6
    Feb 43.6 35.7 29.3
    Mar 55.9 45.4 36.9
    Apr 68.2 55.7 44.9
    May 78.2 66 55.6
    Jun 85.2 72.2 60.8
    Jul 90.5 77.1 65.2
    Aug 90 76.8 64.7
    Sep 79.7 67.1 57
    Oct 64.9 54.1 46.1
    Nov 53.5 45.3 39.3
    Dec 42.7 35.6 30.3

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 4.3 0.3 -3
    Feb 6.4 2.1 -1.5
    Mar 13.3 7.4 2.7
    Apr 20.1 13.2 7.2
    May 25.7 18.9 13.1
    Jun 29.6 22.3 16
    Jul 32.5 25.1 18.4
    Aug 32.2 24.9 18.2
    Sep 26.5 19.5 13.9
    Oct 18.3 12.3 7.8
    Nov 11.9 7.4 4.1
    Dec 5.9 2 -0.9


    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Ruse are February, April, and then March. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late August to early September. For example, on the week of August 27th there are only 0.3 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January and early February with an average of 4.4 days with significant precipitation the week of January 29th.

    When can you find snow in Ruse? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early February. Powder (new snow) is most often falls around February 5th. 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 32.9 3.7 0.05
    Feb 38.6 3.5 0.06
    Mar 35.7 0.8 0.07
    Apr 37.1 0 0.05
    May 32.9 0 0.09
    Jun 34.3 0 0.07
    Jul 25.7 0 0.06
    Aug 17.1 0 0.08
    Sep 21.4 0 0.1
    Oct 34.3 1.3 0.08
    Nov 27.1 0.2 0.07
    Dec 28.6 4.1 0.08

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 32.9 9.4 0.13
    Feb 38.6 8.9 0.15
    Mar 35.7 2 0.18
    Apr 37.1 0 0.13
    May 32.9 0 0.23
    Jun 34.3 0 0.18
    Jul 25.7 0 0.15
    Aug 17.1 0 0.2
    Sep 21.4 0 0.25
    Oct 34.3 3.3 0.2
    Nov 27.1 0.5 0.18
    Dec 28.6 10.4 0.2


    Humidity and Wind

    Ruse has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is August (49.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (84.1%).

    Wind in Ruse is usually moderate. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 6.8 knots (7.8 MPH or 12.6 KPH) is considered “light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid-April where average top sustained speeds reach 12.7 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.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 5.2 a light breeze 9.9 a gentle breeze
    Feb 6.2 a light breeze 11.2 a moderate breeze
    Mar 6.8 a light breeze 12.2 a gentle breeze
    Apr 5.7 a light breeze 11.3 a moderate breeze
    May 4.8 a light breeze 9 a gentle breeze
    Jun 4.8 a light breeze 9.1 a gentle breeze
    Jul 4.8 a light breeze 9.3 a gentle breeze
    Aug 4.6 a light breeze 8.6 a gentle breeze
    Sep 5 a light breeze 9.3 a gentle breeze
    Oct 4.7 a light breeze 8.6 a gentle breeze
    Nov 4.9 a light breeze 8.8 a gentle breeze
    Dec 5.4 a light breeze 9.9 a gentle breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 83.3
    Feb 77.3
    Mar 62.1
    Apr 50.9
    May 59.2
    Jun 54.6
    Jul 51.3
    Aug 49.5
    Sep 58.5
    Oct 72.7
    Nov 78.5
    Dec 84.1


    Is it Safe to Travel to Ruse?

    As of 6/15/2017 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.

    Overall Ruse Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 60.6°F (15.9°C) and 36.3°F (2.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 10 to 11 days of precipitation per month. Spring is slow/unreported 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 quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 5 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Ruse, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 62.8°F (17.1°C) and 33.5°F (0.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 11 days per month. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally 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 37.4°F (3°C) and 24.4°F (-4.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a good amount: 9 to 11 times per month. These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.


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