When is the best time to go to Romania?

When is the best time to go to Romania? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Romania, the weather is good everywhere in July, August and September
  • The best months to go to Bucharest are April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months in Bucharest are July and August, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • June is the wettest month in this city
  • The cities with the best climate are Bucharest, Arad, Brăila, Buzău, Călărași, Cheile Nerei-Beuşniţa National Park, Focșani, Galați, Medgidia and Oradea (Transylvania), with good weather at least 7 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Costinesti are June, July, August and September

Annual weather in Romania

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Romania for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 16°F to 43°F
1 to 8 days*
February 20°F to 45°F
2 to 8 days*
March 27°F to 56°F
3 to 9 days*
April 40°F to 67°F
2 to 11 days*
May 49°F to 76°F
3 to 18 days*
June 56°F to 85°F
4 to 18 days*
July 59°F to 90°F
2 to 15 days*
August 59°F to 92°F
1 to 10 days*
September 49°F to 81°F
1 to 6 days*
October 40°F to 67°F
3 to 7 days*
November 31°F to 58°F
2 to 6 days*
December 22°F to 47°F
1 to 8 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Romania by cities

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The best months to go to Bucharest are april, may, june, july, august, september and october.



The best months to go to Arad are april, may, june, july, august, september and october.



The best months to go to Bacău are april, may, june, july, august and september.

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Temperatures and rainfall in Romania

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Romania and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Bucharest, Arad, Bacău, Bistriþa and Brăila, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Romania

Find out when Romania has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Romania

The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, November and December. The number of visitors to Romania is high in: April, May, June, July, August, September and October.

  • Very low season in Romania: January and February.
  • Low season in Romania: March, November and December.
  • High season in Romania: April, May, June, September and October.
  • Peak season in Romania: July and August.

Figure: Visitor index for Romania month by month

Average price for flights to Romania

A return flight between London and Bucharest is generally cheaper if you go in february ($ 70 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 100 more for your airline ticket to Bucharest if you go in august.

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Where to go in Romania?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Buila-Vânturariţa National Park40°F43°F52°F63°F72°F81°F85°F86°F77°F63°F54°F43°F
Călimani National Park31°F34°F40°F50°F59°F67°F70°F72°F63°F52°F45°F34°F
Ceahlău National Park32°F36°F43°F54°F63°F72°F76°F76°F68°F56°F47°F36°F
Cheile Bicazului National Park32°F36°F43°F54°F63°F72°F76°F76°F68°F56°F47°F36°F
Cheile Nerei-Beuşniţa National Park38°F43°F52°F65°F72°F79°F85°F86°F77°F65°F54°F41°F
Cozia National Park40°F43°F52°F63°F72°F81°F85°F86°F77°F63°F54°F43°F
Gura Portiței40°F43°F50°F59°F70°F79°F83°F85°F76°F63°F56°F45°F


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What can I do in Romania?

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Is this weather information for Romania reliable?

Climate data for Romania has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Romania allows us to determine the average for each month in Bucharest, Arad, Bacău, Bistriþa, Brăila, Brasov, Buila-Vânturariţa National Park, Buzău, and 60 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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