The climate in Sofia during October can be summarized as mild and reasonably dry.
October is in the fall / autumn in Sofia and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 17°C (62°F), whilst at night 6°C (42°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||16.5°C 61.6°F|
|Nightly temperature||5.8°C 42.4°F|
|Average temperature||11.1°C 52°F|
|Daily sunshine||6 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||38 mm 1.5 ins|
|Rainy days||5 days|
|Sea temperature||19.5°C 67.2°F|
|Windspeed||8.6kph 5 mph|
On average October is the 3rd driest month of the year in Sofia with around 38mm 1.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6 hours of sunshine per day.
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 October 2023.
Best places to visit in October
|Hottest month:||August||25.5°C 77.9°F|
|Driest month:||January||34mm 1.3ins|
|Coldest month:||January||1.3°C 34.3°F|
|Wettest month:||May||81mm 3.2ins|