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Does Sofia Bulgaria get snow?

Does Sofia Bulgaria get snow?

Sofia experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly snowfall. The snowy period of the year lasts for 5.1 months, from November 1 to April 4, with a sliding 31-day snowfall of at least 1.0 inches. The month with the most snow in Sofia is January, with an average snowfall of 4.5 inches.

How much snow does Sofia Bulgaria get?

In Sofia, during the entire year, snow falls for 31.7 days, and aggregates up to 981mm (38.62″) of snow.

Does Bulgaria have good weather?

In Bulgaria, the climate is generally continental, with cold winters and warm to hot summers; it is slightly milder along the coast of the Black Sea, and of course colder in hills and mountains.

What is there to do in Sofia in the winter?

  • Visit the German Christmas market in Sofia.
  • Go ice skating in the biggest open air ice rink on the Balkans.
  • Visit a Board Games Bar.
  • Go to the Sofia Opera and Ballet.
  • Don’t skip the museums.
  • Try the Escape rooms in Sofia.
  • Visit the unique and exquisite Art House “Kuklite” (The Dolls)
  • Go ski in Vitosha mountain next to Sofia.

Is Bulgaria Hot or cold?

Bulgaria has a temperate-continental climate with moderate features which is characteristic for Central Europe, with hot summers, long, cold winters and very distinct seasons. Abundant snowfalls may occur throughout the country from December to mid-March, especially if you are in the mountainous areas of Bulgaria.

Does Bulgaria get snow?

Bulgarian winter: snow and ski paradise Winters starts with December, when temperatures begin to drop below zero. The end of December usually brings the first snow of the year and until March it usually snows rather than rains. In fact, for many places in Bulgaria, winter is one of the driest seasons.

Is Sofia safe?

The mix of that and incredibly nice locals makes it one of the best places to visit in Bulgaria. of course, as one of the major cities, you’ll have to keep your eyes open for pickpocketing and petty theft, but overall, Sofia is very safe. It’s a very modern and youthful city, with plenty of things to do and explore.

Does Sofia have Christmas markets?

The Sofia Christmas Market is held every year at the City Garden on Knyaz Alexander I Square. This is the same park where Ivan Vazov National Theater is located but on the far end of the park close and across the street from the National Art Gallery.