Ahtopol, where it's located

The climate of Ahtopol is slightly continental, with cold winters and hot summers.
The city is located on the Black Sea coast, a short distance from the border with Turkey. In winter, during cold spells, the temperature can drop to -10/-12 °C (10/14 °F). In January 2010, it reached -14 °C (7 °F). During the summer, the temperature generally reaches 35 °C (95 °F) on the hottest days, even though it has reached 41 °C (106 °F) in June 2007.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 3.1 °C (37 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 22.8 °C (73 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Ahtopol - Average temperatures
Min (°C)003712161817151262
Max (°C)681116212628272419149
Min (°F)323237455461646359544336
Max (°F)434652617079828175665748

Precipitation amounts to 565 millimeters (22.2 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 30 mm (1.2 in) in the driest month (August) to 75 mm (3 in) in the wettest (November). Here is the average precipitation.
Ahtopol - Average precipitation

On average, there are around 2,265 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Ahtopol - Sunshine

The sea temperature ranges between 8 °C (46 °F) and 25 °C (77 °F); it becomes warm enough for swimming in July and August. Here are the average sea temperatures.
Ahtopol - Sea temperature
Temp (°C)888101621242522181411
Temp (°F)464646506170757772645752


Best Time

The best times to visit Ahtopol are spring and autumn, namely the months of May and September. In June, the weather is often excellent, but it can sometimes get hot, especially in the second half of the month.
The best months for a beach holiday are July and August. In June, the sea is still a little cool.