Samokov, Bulgaria: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Samokov, Bulgaria? If you're planning to go to Samokov, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Samokov, Bulgaria

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

Important essentials for Samokov, Bulgaria

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities

Samokov is at a somewhat high altitude, and could cause problems for some. For that reason, you will want to be constantly hydrated and pack altitude sickness remedies.


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Samokov, Bulgaria

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Samokov.

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

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January

January in Samokov can be extremely cold. 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 60% to 70% range on average.

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February

February for Samokov is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about a third of the time.

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March

March is cold. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

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April

Traveling to Samokov in April, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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May

In May, Samokov is crisp. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Samokov, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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June

In June, Samokov is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Samokov, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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July

In July, Samokov is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Samokov, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

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August

Traveling to Samokov in August, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

If you vacation in Samokov during September, you might notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 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.

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October

If you vacation in Samokov during October, you will probably find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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November

In November, Samokov is cold. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Samokov, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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December

December in Samokov is brisk. 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.

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