# About our village Oreshak

Varna region, Bulgaria

## Rural photos

*Nut tree and nut village*

*South entrance to Oreshak*

Life in rural uninhabited land and with savoury kitchen-garden.

## Our own observation of weather and climate

### Weather in spring

#### 1st half of March

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: -3...+5 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to -8 degrees C

cloudy night: 0...+10

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: +10...+25 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to +30 degrees C

cloudy day: 0...+15

Rain probability - 0.5%

Snow probability - 0%

Average cloudiness - 10%

Strong wind, storm probability - 1%

Down-pour probability - 0%

Thunder-storm probability - 1%

Hailstorm probability - 0%

**Weather specialities during 1st half of March**

Little hoarfrost and small slippery ice is possible.

**Nature state**

Trees are leafless.

First verdant and young grass.

Blooming snow-drops, early tulip and narcissus, almond-tree, bird-cherry blooming is possible.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +4...+6 degrees C.

Fog in the sea bays is possible at morning.

#### 2nd half of March

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: -3...+5 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to -5 degrees C

cloudy night: 0...+10

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: +10...+25 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to +30 degrees C

cloudy day: +5...+20

Rain probability - 0.5%

Snow probability - 0%

Average cloudiness - 10%

Strong wind, storm probability - 1%

Down-pour probability - 0%

Thunder-storm probability - 1%

Hailstorm probability - 0%

**Weather specialities during 2nd half of March**

Little hoarfrost and small slippery ice is possible.

**Nature state**

Trees are leafless, usually buds are swelling. First shoots of parsley.

First verdant and young grass, dandelion blooming is possible.

Tulip and narcissus, almond-tree, bird-cherry blooming. Cherry-tree, plum-tree blooming is possible.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +6...+8 degrees C.

Fog in the sea bays is possible at morning and on a low places in the night.

#### 1st half of April

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: 0...+10 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to 0 degrees C

cloudy night: +5...+10

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: +15...+25 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to +30 degrees C

cloudy day: +10...+25

Rain probability - 2%

Average cloudiness - 15%

Strong wind, storm probability - 5%

Down-pour probability - 0%

Thunder-storm probability - 1%

Hailstorm probability - 0%

**Nature state**

First foliage.

Grass, dill, parsley raises.

Blooming snow-drops, tulip and narcissus, almond-tree, bird-cherry. Cherry-tree, plum-tree blooming is possible.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +6...+10 degrees C.

Fog in the sea bays is possible at morning.

#### 2nd half of April

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: +5...+10 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to 0 degrees C

cloudy night: +5...+15

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: +15...+25 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to +30 degrees C

cloudy day: +10...+25

Rain probability - 2%

Average cloudiness - 15%

Strong wind, storm probability - 5%

Down-pour probability - 0%

Thunder-storm probability - 1%

Hailstorm probability - 0%

**Nature state**

Young foliage.

Grass, dill, parsley raises.

Plum-tree and apple blooming.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +6...+10 degrees C.

Fog in the sea bays is possible at morning.

#### 1st half of May

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: +5...+15 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to +5 degrees C

cloudy night: +5...+20

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: +20...+28 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to +30 degrees C

cloudy day: +10...+25

Rain probability - 2%

Average cloudiness - 15%

Strong wind, storm probability - 5%

Down-pour probability - 1%

Thunder-storm probability - 1%

Hailstorm probability - 0%

**Nature state**

Foliage.

Apple-tree, strawberry blooming.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +12...+18 degrees C.

#### 2nd half of May

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: +10...+15 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to +8 degrees C

cloudy night: +10...+20

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: +20...+30 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to +40 degrees C

cloudy day: +15...+25

Rain probability - 2%

Average cloudiness - 15%

Strong wind, storm probability - 5%

Down-pour probability - 1%

Thunder-storm probability - 1%

Hailstorm probability - 0%

**Nature state**

Strawberry, bird-cherry. Wild rose blooming.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +15...+22 degrees C.

### Weather in summer

#### 1st half of June

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: +10...+20 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to +10 degrees C

cloudy night: +15...+20

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: +25...+32 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to +40 degrees C

cloudy day: +15...+25

Rain probability - 2%

Average cloudiness - 15%

Strong wind, storm probability - 5%

Down-pour probability - 2%

Thunder-storm probability - 2%

Hailstorm probability - 0%

**Nature state**

Cherry. Rose blooming.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +15...+22 degrees C.

#### 2nd half of June

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: +15...+20 degrees C

cloudy night: +15...+25

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: +25...+35 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to +45 degrees C

cloudy day: +20...+30

Rain probability - 5%

Average cloudiness - 15%

Strong wind, storm probability - 7%

Down-pour probability - 5%

Thunder-storm probability - 5%

Hailstorm probability - 0.05%

**Nature state**

Apricot, cherry, plum ripeness.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +18...+24 degrees C.

#### 1st half of July

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: +15...+20 degrees C

cloudy night: +15...+25

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: +25...+35 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to +45 degrees C

cloudy day: +20...+30

Rain probability - 5%

Average cloudiness - 15%

Strong wind, storm probability - 7%

Down-pour probability - 5%

Thunder-storm probability - 5%

Hailstorm probability - 0.05%

**Nature state**

Apricot, peach ripeness.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +20...+24 degrees C.

#### 2nd half of July

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: +18...+24 degrees C

cloudy night: +20...+25

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: +25...+40 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to +45 degrees C

cloudy day: +25...+35

Rain probability - 5%

Average cloudiness - 15%

Strong wind, storm probability - 7%

Down-pour probability - 5%

Thunder-storm probability - 5%

Hailstorm probability - 0.05%

**Weather specialities during 2nd half of July**

Drought is possible.

**Nature state**

Apricot, melon ripeness.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +20...+28 degrees C.

#### 1st half of August

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: +20...+28 degrees C

cloudy night: +22...+28

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: +25...+42 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to +50 degrees C

cloudy day: +25...+35

Rain probability - 3%

Average cloudiness - 10%

Strong wind, storm probability - 7%

Down-pour probability - 5%

Thunder-storm probability - 5%

Hailstorm probability - 0.1%

**Weather specialities during 1st half of August**

Drought and small dust storms are possible.

**Nature state**

Apricot, melon ripeness.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +20...+28 degrees C.

#### 2nd half of August

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: +18...+24 degrees C

cloudy night: +20...+25

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: +25...+40 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to +45 degrees C

cloudy day: +25...+35

Rain probability - 3%

Average cloudiness - 15%

Strong wind, storm probability - 7%

Down-pour probability - 5%

Thunder-storm probability - 5%

Hailstorm probability - 0.2%

**Weather specialities during 2nd half of August**

Drought and small dust storms are possible.

**Nature state**

Vine, apple, figs ripeness.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +20...+25 degrees C.

### Weather in autumn

#### 1st half of September

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: +15...+24 degrees C

cloudy night: +15...+25

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: +22...+30 degrees C

cloudy day: +15...+25

Rain probability - 5%

Average cloudiness - 15%

Strong wind, storm probability - 5%

Down-pour probability - 3%

Thunder-storm probability - 2%

Hailstorm probability - 0.2%

**Nature state**

Vine, apple, pepper ripeness.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +20...+25 degrees C.

#### 2nd half of September

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: +15...+24 degrees C

cloudy night: +15...+25

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: +22...+30 degrees C

cloudy day: +15...+25

Rain probability - 5%

Average cloudiness - 15%

Strong wind, storm probability - 2%

Down-pour probability - 2%

Thunder-storm probability - 1%

Hailstorm probability - 0.1%

**Nature state**

Vine, apple, pepper ripeness.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +20...+25 degrees C.

#### 1st half of October

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: +10...+20 degrees C

cloudy night: +10...+20

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: +22...+30 degrees C

cloudy day: +15...+25

Rain probability - 5%

Average cloudiness - 15%

Strong wind, storm probability - 1%

Down-pour probability - 1%

Thunder-storm probability - 0.5%

Hailstorm probability - 0.1%

**Nature state**

Apple, pear ripeness.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +15...+20 degrees C.

#### 2nd half of October

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: +5...+10 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to -5 C

cloudy night: +10...+20

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: +20...+25 degrees C

cloudy day: +15...+20

Rain probability - 5%

Average cloudiness - 20%

Strong wind, storm probability - 0.5%

Down-pour probability - 0.05%

Thunder-storm probability - 0.05%

Hailstorm probability - 0%

**Weather specialities during 2nd half of October**

Very small hoarfrost is possible in night.

**Nature state**

Apple, pear ripeness.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +15...+18 degrees C.

#### 1st half of November

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: -5...+10 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to -10 C

cloudy night: 0...+10

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: +5...+20 degrees C

cloudy day: +5...+15

Rain probability - 5%

Snow probability - 0.05%

Average cloudiness - 20%
Maximal snow cower - 0 centimetres

Strong wind, storm probability - 0.5%

Down-pour probability - 0%

Thunder-storm probability - 0%

Hailstorm probability - 0%

**Weather specialities during 1st half of November**

Hoarfrost is possible in cloudless night.

Slippery ice is possible (in early hours).

First snow-storm in 2007 was in night November, 9, 2007 from 20:00 and for 5 hours. Maximal snow cover was 5 centimetres, ground temperature was up to +5 degrees C, air temperature was +3 degrees C

**Nature state**

Cabbage ripeness.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +12...+17 degrees C.

#### 2nd half of November

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: -5...+10 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to -10 C

cloudy night: -2...+10

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: +5...+18 degrees C

cloudy day: 0...+15

Rain probability - 5%

Snow probability - 0.05%

Average cloudiness - 20%
Maximal snow cower - 0 centimetres

Strong wind, storm probability - 0.5%

Down-pour probability - 0%

Thunder-storm probability - 0%

Hailstorm probability - 0%

**Weather specialities during 2nd half of November**

Hoarfrost is possible in cloudless night (and in morning).

Slippery ice is possible (in early hours).

**Nature state**

Cabbage ripeness.

Fall of the leaves.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +10...+15 degrees C.

### Weather in winter

#### 1st half of December

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: -5...+10 degrees C, ground surface temperature up to -15 C

cloudy night: -2...+10

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: +5...+15 degrees C

cloudy day: 0...+15

Rain probability - 5%

Snow probability - 0.05%

Average cloudiness - 20%
Maximal snow cower - 0 centimetres

Strong wind, storm probability - 0.5%

Down-pour probability - 0%

Thunder-storm probability - 0%

Hailstorm probability - 0%

**Weather specialities during 1st half of December**

Hoarfrost is possible in cloudless night (and in morning).

Slippery ice is possible (in early hours).

**Nature state**

Green grass remains.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +10...+15 degrees C.

#### 2nd half of December

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: -5...+10 degrees C

cloudy night: -2...+10

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: +3...+15 degrees C

cloudy day: -3...+15

Rain probability - 2%

Snow probability - 2%

Average cloudiness - 20%
Maximal snow cower - 5 centimetres (transient)

Strong wind, storm probability - 0.5%

Down-pour probability - 0%

Thunder-storm probability - 0%

Hailstorm probability - 0%

**Weather specialities during 2nd half of December**

Hoarfrost is possible in cloudless night (and in morning).

Slippery ice is possible at daytime.

**Nature state**

Green grass remains.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +10...+15 degrees C.

#### 1st half of January

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: -10...+5 degrees C

cloudy night: -5...+10

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: 0...+10 degrees C

cloudy day: -10...+10

Rain probability - 1%

Snow probability - 1%

Average cloudiness - 20%
Maximal snow cower - 10 centimetres (transient or during 1-2 days)

Strong wind, storm probability - 0.5%

Down-pour probability - 0%

Thunder-storm probability - 0%

Hailstorm probability - 0%

**Weather specialities during 1st half of January**

Hoarfrost is possible in cloudless night (and in morning).

Slippery ice is possible at daytime.

**Nature state**

Green grass remains.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +8...+12 degrees C.

#### 2nd half of January

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: -15...+5 degrees C

cloudy night: -10...+5

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: -5...+10 degrees C

cloudy day: -10...+8

Rain probability - 1%

Snow probability - 1%

Average cloudiness - 20%
Maximal snow cower - 10 centimetres (transient or during 3-4 days)

Strong wind, storm probability - 0.5%

Down-pour probability - 0%

Thunder-storm probability - 0%

Hailstorm probability - 0%

**Weather specialities during 2nd half of January**

Hoarfrost is possible in cloudless night (and in morning).

Slippery ice is possible at daytime.

Snow-storms are possible.

**Nature state**

Green grass remains.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +6...+10 degrees C.

#### 1st half of February

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: -20...+5 degrees C

cloudy night: -10...+5

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: -10...+15 degrees C

cloudy day: -15...+8

Rain probability - 1%

Snow probability - 3%

Average cloudiness - 20%
Maximal snow cower - 30 centimetres (transient or during some days)

Strong wind, storm probability - 5%

Down-pour probability - 0%

Thunder-storm probability - 0%

Hailstorm probability - 0%

**Weather specialities during 1st half of February**

Hoarfrost is possible in cloudless night (and in morning).

Slippery ice is possible at daytime.

Snow-storms are possible.

**Nature state**

Green grass remains.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +5...+8 degrees C.

#### 2nd half of February

**Night temperature**

cloudless night: -10...+5 degrees C

cloudy night: -5...+5

**Day temperature**

cloudless day: 0...+15 degrees C

cloudy day: -5...+10

Rain probability - 2%

Snow probability - 2%

Average cloudiness - 15%
Maximal snow cower - 20 centimetres (transient or during 1-2 days)

Strong wind, storm probability - 5%

Down-pour probability - 0%

Thunder-storm probability - 0%

Hailstorm probability - 0%

**Weather specialities during 2nd half of February**

Hoarfrost is possible in cloudless night (and in morning).

Slippery ice is possible at daytime.

Snow-storms are possible.

**Nature state**

Green grass remains.

**Weather in environs**

Sea water temperature is +4...+6 degrees C.

## Folk signs

If neighbour Toshko is cutting his grassland, then it will be raining

If neighbour Toshko has brought firewood in the house, then it will be snowing.

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Day - the sun is upon the horizon

Night - the sun is under the horizon

Rain, snow probabilities - time percentage during a complete day.

Strong wind, storm, down-pour, thunder-storm, hailstorm probabilities - event probability during a complete day.

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