Sofia Weather in January

What's the weather like in Sofia (Sofia-Capital) in January 2025?

The climate in Sofia during January can be summarized as cold and reasonably dry.

January is in the winter in Sofia and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 2°C (35°F), whilst at night -5°C (23°F) is normal.

Sofia weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 1.5°C 34.7°F
Nightly temperature -5.3°C 22.5°F
Average temperature -1.9°C 28.6°F
Daily sunshine 2.7 hrs
Avg rainfall 34 mm 1.4 ins
Rainy days 7 days
Sea temperature 11.6°C 52.8°F
Humidity 79%
Windspeed 10.1kph 6 mph

On average January is the driest month of the year in Sofia with around 34mm 1.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.7 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Sofia

Sofia average temperature in January

January rainfall

Sofia average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Sofia average rain in January

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Sofia in January 2024.

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Sofia weather stats

Sofia weather statistics
Hottest month: August 25.5°C 77.9°F
Driest month: January 34mm 1.3ins
Sunniest month: August 9.5hrs
Coldest month: January 1.3°C 34.3°F
Wettest month: May 81mm 3.2ins
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