Plovdiv weather in May (Plovdiv, Bulgaria)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in May. The average maximum daytime temperature in Plovdiv in May lies at 24.3°C (75.74°F). The average minimum temperature is 11.5°C (52.7°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is moderate with an average of 74mm (2.9 inches). This makes it the wettest month of the year. There are generally around 8 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Plovdiv with 255 hours of sun during the entire month. May is known as one of the best months to visit Plovdiv.

So what to wear in May? Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. At night it can still cool off so best to pack some warmer nightwear as well.

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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.

Outdoor sports

Weather Forecasts for Plovdiv (Plovdiv)

Mon   Feb 06
2°C | -4°C
W 22 km/h
1 mm
broken clouds and no rain

broken clouds and no rain

Tue   Feb 07
2°C | -3°C
NW 14 km/h
0.5 mm
half cloudy and slight snow

half cloudy and slight snow

Wed   Feb 08
2°C | -4°C
NW 11 km/h
0.3 mm
half cloudy and no rain

half cloudy and no rain

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