Pirin National Park, Bulgaria: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Pirin National Park, Bulgaria? If you're planning to go to Pirin National Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Pirin National Park, Bulgaria

Based on the climate and weather in Pirin National Park, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Pirin National Park, Bulgaria by month

January

If you visit Pirin National Park during January, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens

February

If you visit Pirin National Park during February, you are likely to find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces

March

If you are traveling to Pirin National Park in March, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear

April

If you go to Pirin National Park in April, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear

May

If you go to Pirin National Park in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear

June

If you visit Pirin National Park during June, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

July

July in Pirin National Park can be very hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage

August

If you visit Pirin National Park during August, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

September

September is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear

October

If you visit Pirin National Park during October, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear

November

November in Pirin National Park is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces

December

If you vacation in Pirin National Park during December, you are likely to find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Pirin National Park, Bulgaria

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Pirin National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Pirin National Park

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