When most ski resorts in Europe are filled with holiday visitors, Bulgarians and international visitors enjoy winter sports in relative ease in Bulgaria as the winter crowd is lesser. Weather in Bulgaria in February is the driest in the country. Rainfall is just about 1.2 inches or 31 millimetres during this month. Precipitation can be a combination of snow, hail, sleet or rain.
In Sofia, the maximum daytime temperature average reaches 5 °C or 41 °F. The minimum temperature in the evening goes down to -3 °C or 27 °F. Although the daylight hours last for 11 hours each day in February, the sun shines for only three hours each day. Although rain is still expected, rainfall is reduced to just six days during this month in Sofia.
Vitosha, a mountain massif located very close to Sofia is very well known as a skiing and alpinism destination. The winter scenery is very beautiful in Vitosha, particularly in Aleko, which is one of the top draws in Bulgaria. The area is coldest in January until February. It can be quite windy in Bulgaria in February and March especially in this region. Strong winds can prevail and there can be poor visibility due to thick clouds. Normal February temperature in the area is 1 °C or 33.8 °F. The coldest temperature experienced here is -2.8 °C or 26.96 °F.
Burgas is a port city in Bulgaria, and is the most important port in the country. Its weather is categorized as humid sub-tropical; therefore even in February the weather is not that cold. On the average, the temperature is about 4 °C or 38 °F. Lowest temperature is 0 °C or 32 °F while the highest temperature in February could reach 7 °C or 45 °F. The area enjoys 11 hours of sunshine. Within the month, Burgas has eight days of rain that could amount to 50 millimeters.
Nessebur is an ancient town in Burgas. It is located near the Black Sea. Although a seaside town, there are number of historical and ancient attractions in the town that could be explored closer during wintertime. Average February temperature in Nessebur is 3 °C or 37 °F. Low temperature is -1 °C or 30 °F, while high temperature in February could be 6 °C or 43 °F. The sun shines for three hours each day. Rainfall amount could reach 47 millimeters for the whole mount.