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Warsaw vs Sofia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Warsaw, Poland and Sofia, Bulgaria is approximately 1,073 km or 667 mi.
  • To reach Warsaw in this distance one would set out from Sofia bearing 351.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Warsaw bearing 349.3° or N .
  • Warsaw has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb) whereas Sofia has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Warsaw is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Sofia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 2.2 °C (4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.9 °C (1.6°F) less in Warsaw. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 64 mm (2.5 in) less which is equivalent to 64 l/m² (1.57 US gal/ft²) or 640,000 l/ha (68,420 US gal/ac) less. About 8/9 as much.
  • There are 373 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Warsaw. In whichever way circa 1h 01' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.5° lower in Warsaw than in Sofia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 8.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.5°C (0.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Warsaw relative to Sofia. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Sofia vs Warsaw.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -9 (0) -13 (-1) -11 (0) -16 (-1) -20 (-1) -4 (0) +13 (+1) +13 (+1) +5 (+0) +2 (+0) -12 (0) -12 (0) -64 (-3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +3 (+11) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) -4 ( -13) 0 ( 0) +7 (+23) +6 (+19) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +6 (+19)   +32 (+9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 27' -0h 57' -0h 30' -0h 40' +0h 48' -0h 40' -3h 01' -2h 32' -1h 36' -1h 00' -1h 12' -0h 25'   -1h 01'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 11' -0h 41' -0h 07' +0h 28' +1h 01' +1h 21' +1h 12' +0h 41' +0h 06' -0h 29' -1h 02' -1h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -9.5 -9.5 -9.5 -9.5 -9.5 -9.5 -9.5 -9.5 -9.5 -9.5 -9.5 -9.5   -9.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +9 +11 +8 +10 +1 +2 +11 +12 +12 +12 +9 +9   +8.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -0.5 (-1) -1 (-2) -1.1 (-2) -0.5 (-1) -0.8 (-1) -0.8 (-1) +0.7 (+1) -0.6 (-1) -0.3 (-1) -0.2 (0) -0.3 (-1) -0.1 (0) -0.5 (-1)

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