March weather forecast and climate
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
The first month of the spring, March, is a fresh month in Sofia, Bulgaria, with average temperature ranging between min 0.8°C (33.4°F) and max 10.6°C (51.1°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In Sofia, in March, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 38.1mm (1.5") of accumulated precipitation. In Sofia, Bulgaria, during the entire year, the rain falls for 125 days and collects up to 581.8mm (22.91") of precipitation.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

In Sofia, Bulgaria, the average length of the day in March is 12h.

Sunshine

In March, the average sunshine in Sofia is 5.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In March, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Sofia?

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

How much does it rain in Sofia in March?

In Sofia, in March, during 10 rainfall days, 38.1mm (1.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in March in Sofia?

In Sofia, during March, snow falls for 5.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 152mm (5.98") of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Sofia have in March?

The average length of the day in March in Sofia is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in March in Sofia?

The average sunshine in March is 5.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in March in Sofia?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Sofia, Bulgaria, is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
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).

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).

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).

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

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

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

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

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Average daylight in March: 12h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in March: 5.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.1h).

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

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