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Sunny Beach weather in May (Burgas Province, Bulgaria)

What can you expect from the weather in Sunny Beach during May? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In Sunny Beach the weather in May is generally perfect, with pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 21°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 13°C.

Precipitation

Sunny Beach in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 49 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 7 days.

Average sunshine

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 277 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures. May, June, July, August and September typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Sunny Beach climate page with graphs.

 

Sunny Beach, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 13°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 21°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 18°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 25%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 49 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 7 days  
HumidityHumidity 76%  
SunshineSunshine 277 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Bulgaria in May

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

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

For visitors traveling to Sunny Beach, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. With a water temperature of around 18°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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

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

Interested in more climate information?

This site provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Sunny Beach.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Bulgaria? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Bulgaria. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal travel conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.