Sofia
Bulgaria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October 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
October, like September, in Sofia, Bulgaria, is another enjoyable autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 6.6°C (43.9°F) and an average high of 17.1°C (62.8°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a pleasant 22.9°C (73.2°F) in September, to an enjoyable 17.1°C (62.8°F). In Sofia, the average low-temperature is 6.6°C (43.9°F).

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 11 days. Throughout October, 45mm (1.8") of precipitation is accumulated. In Sofia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 125 days and collects up to 581.8mm (22.9") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December.

Daylight

In Sofia, Bulgaria, the average length of the day in October is 11h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 5.3h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in October in Sofia?

In Sofia, Bulgaria, in October, the average high-temperature is 17.1°C (62.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 6.6°C (43.9°F).

How much does it rain in Sofia in October?

In Sofia, during October, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 45mm (1.8") of precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Sofia?

October is the first month it typically snows in Sofia, Bulgaria. Throughout October, in the average 0.8 snowfall days, it receives 19mm (0.7") of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Sofia have in October?

The average length of the day in October in Sofia is 11h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Sofia?

In Sofia, Bulgaria, the average sunshine in October is 5.3h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Sofia?

In Sofia, Bulgaria, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Average high temperature in October: 17.1°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 October: 6.6°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 October - Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Average rainfall in October: 45mm

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

Average rainfall days in October - Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Average rainfall days in October: 11 days

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

Average snowfall in October - Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Average snowfall in October: 19mm

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

Average snowfall days in October - Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.8 days

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

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Average daylight in October: 11h

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

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.3h

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

Average UV index in October - Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Average UV index in October: 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).