Climate in Burgas

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 2 measuring stations in Burgas.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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The climate widely corresponds to Central European weather conditions. It is cold, wet and a few beautiful summer months are also happening during a year. A beach holiday can also be enjoyed in the warmer season, but water temperatures will not reach much more than 23 °C. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from June to September. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from November to March.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Burgas
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 11 hours per day, July is the sunniest month in country part Burgas. In December the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Burgas
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 8 rainy days, January offers the most number of rainy days, and in August the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Burgas
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at 2 mm/day, 2 liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 0.72 mm, the least rain falls in August. January, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Water temperatureWater temperatures in Burgas
Water temperature depends not only on solar radiation within the same region, but also on ocean currents. For example, depending on the season, cold or warm water masses are moved from other areas. The warmest temperatures in Burgas are in August, when the water is 23 °C.
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Burgas
Warm air can absorb more moisture than cold air. The relative humidity indicates how much moisture of the physically possible is actually contained in the air. At high humidity, the person feels uncomfortable and perceives this as oppressive. In general, a relative humidity of 40-60% gives as pleasant. With humidity averaging 82%, January is the most uncomfortable. In August, on the other hand, it is easier to endure.
Absolute humidity in g/m³Absolute humidity in Burgas
In warm months, there is also a higher absolute humidity almost everywhere. At a temperature of 25°C, air can absorb up to 23 grams of water per cubic meter. At 20°C, it is only 17.3 grams. A relative humidity of 40% at 25°C thus corresponds to an absolute humidity of 9.2 grams of water. From a proportion of approx. 13.5 grams, humans perceive the air as muggy. This limit is only reached in a few months in Burgas, although these are always average values.
Humidex in °CHumidex in Burgas
The "Humidex" (humidity index) is an index of well-being in warmer areas, calculated from the air temperature, relative humidity and dew point. The index corresponds approximately to the temperature felt. At high temperatures, the body transports heat away by sweating. At high humidity the ambient air can only absorb a small amount of sweat and thus one feels uncomfortable. An index of 20-29 is considered comfortable. Up to 39, people perceive the air as slightly uncomfortable, and above 40, as very uncomfortable. Values above 45 are dangerous in the long run and often lead to heat stroke.
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Map of Burgas

Most important cities in the country part »Burgas«

The country part has a west-east extension of about 100 km and over 90 km from north to south.

Burgas202,43442° 30' 22"N27° 28' 4"E
Aytos20,98642° 42' 0"N27° 15' 0"E
Karnobat19,70942° 38' 60"N26° 58' 60"E
Pomorie13,71442° 33' 32"N27° 38' 38"E
Sredets9,57342° 20' 51"N27° 10' 44"E
Nesebar6,30242° 39' 33"N27° 44' 10"E
Tsarevo6,08542° 10' 10"N27° 50' 43"E
Kameno4,95242° 34' 28"N27° 17' 38"E
Sozopol4,50042° 25' 0"N27° 41' 60"E
Sveti Vlas3,87542° 42' 49"N27° 45' 31"E
Sungurlare3,83442° 46' 0"N26° 46' 60"E
Malko Turnovo3,33641° 58' 60"N27° 31' 60"E
Primorsko2,79842° 16' 0"N27° 46' 0"E
Ravda2,55642° 38' 42"N27° 40' 37"E
Ruen2,33942° 47' 60"N27° 16' 60"E
Chernomorets2,19442° 26' 45"N27° 38' 18"E
Aheloy2,11242° 38' 60"N27° 38' 54"E
Obzor2,00242° 49' 0"N27° 52' 60"E
Bata1,23542° 43' 60"N27° 30' 0"E
Kiten1,11542° 14' 3"N27° 46' 30"E
Akhtopol1,10742° 6' 0"N27° 56' 60"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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