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Sunny Beach: May Weather Averages

Daily averages for May
  Temperature 63°F


Low Temperature 54°F


  High Temperature 70°F


  Sunshine Hours 12 hrs
  Chance of Sunny Day 23 %
  Rainfall 42mm
  Rainfall days 6 days
  Chance of Rain 40 %
  Chance of Cloudy Day 21 %
  Sea Temperature 61°F


Chance of Windy Day 7 %

Daily averages for May

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Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
°C 14 15 15 15 14 14 15 14 15 15 16 16 16 16 16
°F 57 59 59 59 57 57 59 57 59 59 61 61 61 61 61
16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
17 16 17 17 17 19 18 19 18 18 19 19 19 20 19 19
63 61 63 63 63 66 64 66 64 64 66 66 66 68 66 66

Averages for Sunny Beach in May

By May, the weather in Bulgaria is beginning to warm up, compared to the cold temperatures seen throughout the winter.

There is more sun seen each day and with it the temperatures begin to rise.

There is still a reasonably high expectation of rain in Sunny Beach at this time, so be prepared with a warmer, waterproof jacket.

The average daily temperature in Sunny Beach is 17°C (63°F), reaching highs of 21°C (70°F) and lows of 12°C (54°F).

The average temperature of the sea in this month is 15°C.

There is an expectation of 42 mm over 6 days of rain in Sunny Beach.

Sunny Beach sees on average 11 hours of sunshine per day during this month.

May is the beginning of the summer and tourist season in Sunny Beach and there is plenty to keep you entertained if you are holidaying in the area at this time of the year.

Sunny Beach is popular with families due to the number of family and children orientated activites that are available in the area. Most resorts provide creches, and there are plenty of children friendly swimming pools, games and activities available.

Family eating lunch Sunny Beach Bulgaria

Family orientated Sunny Beach, Bulgaria.

Go karting is a popular activity in Sunny Beach. With a circuit just off the main road, it provides an entertaining outing for people of all ages.

You can't go to Sunny Beach without checking out one of the beaches. The area is known for being Bulgaria's biggest beach resort and has miles of sand to stretch out on. Whether you're on a holiday with friends or part of a family, the beaches will appeal to all!

Sunny Beach Bulgaria

Bulgaria's biggest beach resort, Sunny Beach.


May events in Sunny Beach

Public Hoilday

Labour Day

1st May 2015

May Day, which usually occurs on May 1st in many countries, stems from ancient customs associated with the celebration of Spring. It is also a national holiday for workers in many countries around the world.


St. George's Day

6th May 2015

The holy martyr St. George the Victorious has been considered one of the most important Saints ever since Christianity became the official state religion in Bulgaria in the 9th century.


Culture and Literacy Day

24th May 2015

Culture and Literacy Day is a public holiday celebrated in Bulgaria and the rest of the country every 24th. It is a day that marks the significance of the Bulgarian language and the Cyrillic alphabet.



Saint Athanasius’s Day

2nd May 2015

Saint Athanasius of Alexandria, also called Athanasius the Great, Athanasius the Confessor or, primarily in the Coptic Orthodox Church, was the twentieth archbishop of Alexandria (as Athanasius I), it is a day to celebrate his life and legacy.



2nd May 2015

By tradition, the day begins with a solemn holy liturgy in the honour of Saint Vlasiy. People light candles in churches and pray for health.


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