March weather forecast
Sofia, Bulgaria

The full panorama of Sofia City, Bulgaria with the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral centrally placed
The full panorama of Sofia City, Bulgaria with the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral centrally placed

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a fresh month in Sofia, Bulgaria, with an average temperature varying between 10.6°C (51.1°F) and 0.8°C (33.4°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature increases from a cold 5.6°C (42.1°F) in February to a cool 10.6°C (51.1°F). In Sofia, the average low-temperature is 0.8°C (33.4°F).

Rainfall

In Sofia, in March, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 38mm (1.5") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 125 rainfall days, and 582mm (22.91") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Sofia. In March, in Sofia, it is snowing for 5.8 days. Throughout March, 152mm (5.98") of snow is accumulated. In Sofia, during the entire year, snow falls for 31.7 days and aggregates up to 981mm (38.62") of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in March in Sofia is 11h and 57min.
On the first day of March in Sofia, sunrise is at 07:02 and sunset at 18:15 EET. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:10 and sunset at 19:51 EEST.
Note: On Sunday, 27. March 2022, at 03:00, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from EET to EEST. Daylight Saving Time lasts until Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 04:00; consequently, the time zone reverts from EEST to EET.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March in Sofia, Bulgaria, is 5.1h.

UV index

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Sofia is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in March in Sofia?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Sofia, Bulgaria, is 10.6°C (51.1°F), while the average low-temperature is 0.8°C (33.4°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Sofia?

In Sofia, during March, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 38mm (1.5") of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in March in Sofia?

In Sofia, Bulgaria, in March, snow falls for 5.8 days, with typically accumulated 152mm (5.98") of snow.

What is the average length of the day in March in Sofia?

The average day length in March is 11h and 57min.

When are sunrise and sunset in March in Sofia?

In March, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:02 and sunset at 18:15 EET. On the last day of the month, in Sofia, sunrise is at 07:10 and sunset at 19:51 EEST.

When does Daylight Saving Time (DST) start in March in Sofia?

On Sunday, 27. March 2022, at 03:00, Daylight Saving Time starts in Sofia, and the time zone changes from EET to EEST. DST ends on Sunday, 30. October 2022, at 04:00.

How long on average sun shines in March in Sofia?

In March, the average sunshine duration is 5.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Sofia?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Sofia is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average sunshine
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Average temperature in March
Sofia, Bulgaria

Average temperature in March - Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Average high temperature in March: 10.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (27.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (3.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 0.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-3.9°C).

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Average rainfall in March
Sofia, Bulgaria

Average rainfall in March - Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Average rainfall in March: 38.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (75.4mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (31.5mm).

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Average rainfall days in March
Sofia, Bulgaria

Average rainfall days in March - Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Average rainfall days in March: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (7 days).

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Average snowfall in March
Sofia, Bulgaria

Average snowfall in March - Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Average snowfall in March: 152mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (248mm).
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in March
Sofia, Bulgaria

Average snowfall days in March - Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Average snowfall days in March: 5.8 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and December (7.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in March /
Average sunshine in March
Sofia, Bulgaria

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Average daylight in March: 11h and 57min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 16min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 7min).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h and 6min).

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Average UV index in March
Sofia, Bulgaria

Average UV index in March - Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Average UV index in March: 4

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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