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

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

When to go to Shumen, Bulgaria

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

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

January

January can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Shumen in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Shumen is brisk. 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:

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

April

If you visit Shumen during April, you are likely to find that it is cool. 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

June

June in Shumen is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July for Shumen is warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Shumen is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Shumen in September, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Shumen during October, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Shumen during November, you are likely to find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Shumen during December, 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 below 0 C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Shumen, 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 Shumen

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