Average weather in May in Plovdiv (Plovdiv), Bulgaria

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Plovdiv in May is 11.5°C (52.7°F). The amount of rain in May is normal with an average of 74mm (2.9in). This makes it the wettest month of the year. It rains on average a total of 8 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 24.3°C (75.74°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Plovdiv with 255 hours of sun. May is known as one of the best months to visit Plovdiv.


So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Plovdiv should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very nice and warm.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in May look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in May

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 11 °C
Max Temperature 24 °C
Chance of Rain 27%
Precipitation 74mm
Rainy Days 8
Sunshine Hours 255

Where to stay in Plovdiv

Where to go in Bulgaria in May

Find out more about the weather in Bulgaria in May and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in May.

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
9/10
Walking
9/10
Barbeque
8/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Weather Forecasts for Plovdiv (Plovdiv)

TUE Aug 09
38°C | 15°C
Sunny

Sunny

WED Aug 10
35°C | 15°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

THU Aug 11
32°C | 14°C
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

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