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

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

When to go to Varna, Bulgaria

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

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

January

January in Varna is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits 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:

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

February

February in Varna can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Varna during March, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. 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 between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Varna during April, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Varna during May, you are likely to find that it is chilly. 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 (low 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Varna during June, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Rain boots
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunscreen lotion

July

Traveling to Varna in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear

August

August is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

September

If you visit Varna during September, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants

October

If you vacation in Varna during October, you are likely to find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Varna during December, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. 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 between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Varna, 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 Varna
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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