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Tirana vs Sofia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Tirana, Albania and Sofia, Bulgaria is approximately 332 km or 206 mi.
  • To reach Tirana in this distance one would set out from Sofia bearing 245° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Tirana bearing 242.6° or WSW .
  • Tirana has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa) whereas Sofia has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Tirana is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome whereas Sofia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.2 °C (9.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.2 °C (7.6°F) less in Tirana. The continentality subtype is semicontinental as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 610 mm (24 in) more which is equivalent to 610 l/m² (14.97 US gal/ft²) or 6,100,000 l/ha (652,130 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 477 more hours of sunlight per year in Tirana. In whichever way circa 1h 18' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.3° higher in Tirana than in Sofia.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.2°C (2.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +5 (+10) +4 (+8) +6 (+12) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +5 (+11)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +4 (+8) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +5 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +101 (+4) +86 (+3) +63 (+2) +38 (+1) +21 (+1) -15 (-1) -28 (-1) -10 (0) +35 (+1) +122 (+5) +99 (+4) +98 (+4) +610 (+24)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) -6 ( -20) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) +6 (+20) +6 (+19)   +2 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 03' +1h 24' +0h 58' +0h 48' +0h 44' +1h 08' +1h 19' +1h 19' +2h 06' +1h 52' +0h 36' +1h 19'   +1h 18'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 07' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 06' -0h 08' -0h 07' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 06' +0h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3   +1.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -19 -20 -16 -9 -11 -18 -21 -23 -20 -21 -14 -16   -17.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4 (+7) +2.4 (+4) +2.2 (+4) +1.1 (+2) +0.6 (+1) -1 (-2) -1.4 (-3) -3.1 (-6) +0 (+0) +0.7 (+1) +4.7 (+8) +4.6 (+8) +1.2 (+2)

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