Pleven, Bulgaria: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Pleven, Bulgaria

Based on the climate and weather in Pleven, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Pleven, Bulgaria by month

January

January in Pleven is frosty. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters

February

February in Pleven is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket

March

March in Pleven is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). 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:

  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks

April

April in Pleven can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Dresses

May

May in Pleven is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

June

June for Pleven is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

July

If you vacation in Pleven during July, 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain boots
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat

August

Traveling to Pleven in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella

September

Traveling to Pleven in September, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

October in Pleven is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks

November

November for Pleven is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear

December

December in Pleven is pretty cool. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Pleven, Bulgaria

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Pleven, 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 Pleven
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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