Kardzhali, where it's located

The climate of Kardzhali is slightly continental, with cold winters and hot summers.
The city is located in southern Bulgaria, at an altitude of 240 meters or 785 feet (but the weather station is at 330 meters or 1,080 feet). In winter, during cold spells, the temperature can drop to -10 °C (14 °F) or even below. In March 1987, the temperatures reached -18 °C (-0.5 °F). In summer, very hot days can occur, with peaks of 38/40 °C (100/104 °F). In July 2007, the temperature reached 43 °C (109.5 °F).
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of 2.2 °C (36 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 22.9 °C (73 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Kardzhali - Average temperatures
Min (°C)-2-216101416161283-1
Max (°C)781218232730302619138
Min (°F)282834435057616154463730
Max (°F)454654647381868679665546

Precipitation amounts to 595 millimeters (23.4 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 25 mm (1 in) in the driest month (August) to 85 mm (3.3 in) in the wettest (December). Here is the average precipitation.
Kardzhali - Average precipitation

On average, there are around 2,215 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Kardzhali - Sunshine


Best Time

The best times to visit Kardzhali 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.