Romania weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Romania

The best time to visit in Romania is from May until September, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Romania is 31°C in August and the lowest is 1°C in January.

Romania has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Romania or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather South Romania by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 1 5 11 18 23 27 30 31 25 17 11 4
Precipitation (mm) 35 23 29 28 30 44 37 25 18 34 28 35
Climate data from city: Bucharest

Average weather West Romania by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 3 5 12 18 22 26 29 30 24 17 12 4
Precipitation (mm) 38 24 29 24 48 45 35 23 28 27 32 35
Climate data from city: Timişoara

Average weather North Romania by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 0 3 9 15 20 23 26 27 21 14 9 2
Precipitation (mm) 32 26 35 45 75 78 57 30 30 36 29 31

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14 day weather forecast Romania

The weather for in Romania will be 13° till 4° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Romania is based on the weather conditions in the city of Bucharest.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 28 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 0
Monday 29 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
2.1 mm 70% 2 m/s 0
Tuesday 30 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
10.3 mm 90% 2 m/s 0
Wednesday 1 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 0
Thursday 2 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Friday 3 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
0.2 mm 15% 1 m/s 1
Saturday 4 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
30.1 mm 95% 2 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 5 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
0.3 mm 20% 2 m/s 1
Monday 6 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
0.3 mm 20% 3 m/s 1
Tuesday 7 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
0.2 mm 15% 3 m/s 1
Wednesday 8 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 1
Thursday 9 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Friday 10 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Saturday 11 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1

Climate Romania

Click on a region of Romania to view the climate:

Climate table of South Romania (Bucharest)

South Romania has the continental climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for South Romania is 17° degrees and there is about 365 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 218 days a year with an average humidity of 68% and an UV-index of 4.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 1 5 11 18 23 27 30 31 25 17 11 4
Night temp. (°C) -4 -1 3 8 12 16 18 19 15 10 5 -1
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 35 23 29 28 30 44 37 25 18 34 28 35
Days with rain 6 7 11 12 13 13 13 7 7 8 8 8
Days with snow 7 5 2 - - - - - - - 1 5
Dry days 18 16 18 18 18 17 18 24 23 23 21 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 4 7 10 11 11 12 12 10 6 5 5
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3
UV-index 2 2 4 5 5 6 7 6 4 3 2 2
Climate data from city: Bucharest

Climate table of West Romania (Timişoara)

West Romania has the continental climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for West Romania is 17° degrees and there is about 389 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 193 days a year with an average humidity of 71% and an UV-index of 4.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 3 5 12 18 22 26 29 30 24 17 12 4
Night temp. (°C) -2 -1 4 7 10 14 16 16 13 8 5 -1
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 38 24 29 24 48 45 35 23 28 27 32 35
Days with rain 11 10 14 13 17 14 11 7 10 9 9 10
Days with snow 8 6 2 - - - - - - - 1 6
Dry days 12 12 15 17 14 16 20 24 20 22 20 15
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 5 7 9 10 11 12 12 9 6 6 5
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 2 4 5 5 6 6 6 4 3 2 2
Climate data from city: Timişoara

Climate table of North Romania (Cluj-Napoca)

North Romania has the continental climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for North Romania is 14° degrees and there is about 504 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 147 days a year with an average humidity of 76% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 0 3 9 15 20 23 26 27 21 14 9 2
Night temp. (°C) -6 -4 0 5 8 12 13 13 10 6 3 -3
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 32 26 35 45 75 78 57 30 30 36 29 31
Days with rain 12 11 15 19 24 21 19 12 12 11 10 10
Days with snow 13 10 5 1 - - - - - - 2 10
Dry days 6 7 11 10 7 9 12 19 18 20 18 11
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 5 5 7 10 10 11 12 12 10 6 6 5
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 2 3 4 4 5 6 5 3 3 2 2
Climate data from city: Cluj-Napoca

Romania weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Romania? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Romania?

Romania lies in a straight line about 8,905 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Bucharest). By car the distance is 14,395 km. You are on your way 187 hours without delay.

How long is the flight to Romania?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Romania is approximately 12 h. 20 min.

What are the largest airports in Romania?

These are the largest airports in Romania:

  • Henri Coandă International Airport – Bucharest
  • Băneasa International Airport – Bucharest
  • Iaşi Airport – Iaşi
  • Cluj-Napoca International Airport – Cluj-Napoca
  • Timişoara Traian Vuia Airport – Timişoara
  • Mihail Kogălniceanu International Airport – Constanţa
  • Oradea International Airport – Oradea
  • Bacău Airport – Bacău
  • Arad International Airport – Arad
  • Sibiu International Airport – Sibiu

How many inhabitants are there in Romania?

Romania has approximately 19,638,000 inhabitants.

How big is Romania?

The area of Romania is around 238,391 km². It is 5x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Romania?

The capital of Romania is Bucharest.

What is the currency of Romania?

In Romania the Romanian leu (RON) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 28 November 2021

  • 1 Romanian leu = 0.27 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 3.76 Romanian leu
  • 10 Romanian leu = 2.66 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 37.58 Romanian leu
  • 100 Romanian leu = 26.61 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 375.77 Romanian leu

What is the area code of Romania?

The area code to call Romania is +40.