Weather in Bansko

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The best time to go to Bansko depends on what kind of holiday you’re looking for. For sunshine and warm temperatures, travel in the summer when temperatures are at their highest. July is the warmest time of the year, with an average temperature around 29°C.

The town is located in the foothills of the Pirin Mountains and has thick snowfall during low season. If you’re visiting the town for skiing and snowboarding, the best time to visit Bansko is between December and March. There’s a high altitude of 925m and temperatures have dropped to lows of -10°C in winter.

December is quite wet, with an average rainfall of around 57mm and average highs of just 5°C. 4mph winds make things feel even colder, so wrap up warm and don’t forget your snow boots.

In the summer, the weather warms up with help from the mild air coming from the Aegean Sea. There’s a lot less rainfall than previous months and the sun shines for around 14 hours per day.

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