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 20° till 18° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

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

Weather forecast this week

Saturday 23 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
13°
3.0 mm 50% 1 m/s 2
Sunday 24 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
19.0 mm 95% 2 m/s 2
Monday 25 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 3
Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 3
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 3
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 3
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 0
Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
12°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
10°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
10°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Friday 5 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
10°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2

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 17,546 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Bucharest).

How long is the flight to Romania?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Romania is approximately 21 h. 40 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 slightly 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 23 October 2021

  • 1 Romanian leu = 2.84 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 0.35 Romanian leu
  • 10 Romanian leu = 28.38 New Zealand dollar
  • 10 New Zealand dollar = 3.52 Romanian leu
  • 100 Romanian leu = 283.82 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 35.23 Romanian leu

What is the area code of Romania?

The area code to call Romania is +40.