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 22.7°C (72.86°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 10.0°C (50°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during May is moderate with an average of 64mm (2.5 inches). There are generally around 9 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.


Plovdiv, monthly averages in May

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Min Temperature 50 °F  
Max Temperature 72 °F  
Chance of Rain 31%  
Precipitation 3 in  
Rainy days 9 days  
Humidity 52% *  
Sunshine 255 hrs *  

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.

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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 / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in May? Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. At night it tends to cool off so best to pack some warm nightwear as well.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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