The best times to visit Varna for ideal weather are
April 23rd to July 15th
August 20th 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.
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Weather in Varna
Average temperatures in Varna 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 somewhat temperate — in the 43rd 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 Varna, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 88°F (31.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.3°F (17.9°C) at night.
Varna Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Varna Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Varna Perceived Temperature (F)
Varna Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Varna 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Varna are August, March, and then May. 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 early December with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of December 3rd.
When can you find snow in Varna? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to mid January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Varna 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 Varna.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Varna (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Varna has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is August (59% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (78.8%).
Wind in Varna is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by March and September. February’s average wind speed of around 7.6 knots (8.8 MPH or 14.1 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 late January 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 Varna.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||6.6||Light breeze||15.2||Significant breeze|
|Feb||7.6||Gentle breeze||16.1||Significant breeze|
|Mar||7.6||Gentle breeze||16.3||Significant breeze|
|Apr||7.3||Gentle breeze||15.9||Significant breeze|
|May||6.6||Light breeze||15||Significant breeze|
|Jun||6.7||Light breeze||14.6||Significant breeze|
|Jul||6.9||Light breeze||15.2||Significant breeze|
|Aug||7.1||Gentle breeze||15.2||Significant breeze|
|Sep||7.5||Gentle breeze||15.7||Significant breeze|
|Oct||7||Gentle breeze||15.3||Significant breeze|
|Nov||6.6||Light breeze||14.3||Significant breeze|
|Dec||7||Gentle breeze||15.5||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Varna?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 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 Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Varna, Bulgaria is May, followed by June and July. 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 Varna in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Varna Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 75.9°F (24.4°C) and 49.3°F (9.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 2 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Varna, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 79.9°F (26.6°C) and 53.4°F (11.9°C), which will feel comfortable 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 too cold this time of year in Varna to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 53.4°F (11.9°C) and 42.1°F (5.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.