Temperatures in Bulgaria in May

Bulgaria in May has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from pleasant in Sofia with 22°C (71°F) to high temperatures in Sandanski with 27°C (80°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 14°C (58°F) in Sandanski and 10°C (50°F) in Sofia.

What is the temperature for the different cities in Bulgaria in May

Find the average daytime temperatures in May for the most popular destinations in Bulgaria on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend very warm warm pleasant moderate cold very cold
Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30ºC (86ºF). Warm: 22ºC (72ºF) to 30ºC (86ºF). Pleasant: 18ºC (64ºF) to 22ºC (72ºF) Moderate: 12ºC (54ºF) to 18ºC (64ºF). Cold: 2ºC (36ºF) to 12ºC (54ºF). Very cold: lower than 2ºC (36ºF)

  • What is the warmest city in May in Bulgaria?
  • Sandanski tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C (80°F) and minimum nighttime temperature around 14°C (58°F).

  • What is the coldest city in May in Bulgaria?
  • The coldest city in May in Bulgaria is Sofia when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around 22°C (71°F) and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around 10°C (50°F).

  • How much sun does Bulgaria get in May?
  • May is generally a sunny month with an average of 277 hours of sunshine in Sunny Beach during the whole month.

  • How warm is the water in May?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 18°C (64°F) in Sunny Beach this month, so still a bit cool to swim but some enjoy a refreshing dive.

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