The best times to visit Bran for ideal weather are

October 15th to November 25th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Bran Travel Info

Weather in Bran

Temperature

Average temperatures in Bran vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold all year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 2nd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Bran, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 53.4°F (11.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 41.7°F (5.4°C) at night.

Bran Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Bran Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Bran Perceived Temperature (F)

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Bran Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Bran Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 18.9 14.2 9.4
Feb 19.2 14.4 9.5
Mar 23.3 18.2 13.2
Apr 30.2 25.3 20.7
May 39.4 34.7 30.5
Jun 46.7 41.3 36.6
Jul 51.4 45.4 40.3
Aug 52.2 46.3 41.4
Sep 43.7 38.3 33.8
Oct 36.9 31.7 27.1
Nov 31.5 26.5 21.4
Dec 22.9 17.8 12.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -7.3 -9.9 -12.6
Feb -7.1 -9.8 -12.5
Mar -4.8 -7.7 -10.4
Apr -1 -3.7 -6.3
May 4.1 1.5 -0.8
Jun 8.2 5.2 2.6
Jul 10.8 7.4 4.6
Aug 11.2 7.9 5.2
Sep 6.5 3.5 1
Oct 2.7 -0.2 -2.7
Nov -0.3 -3.1 -5.9
Dec -5.1 -7.9 -10.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Bran are November, October, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid November. For example, on the week of November 12th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late June with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

When can you find snow in Bran? Weather stations report far greater snow than most tourist destinations snow through most of the year likely to be deepest around April, especially close to mid April. The best time to ski (if at all) in Bran is often around around April 9th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Bran.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Bran (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 24% 27.2 2.6
Feb 28% 34 2.3
Mar 33% 41.5 3.2
Apr 32% 45.7 3.1
May 38% 31.9 4.2
Jun 42% 7.1 4.8
Jul 31% 1.2 5
Aug 26% 0 4.2
Sep 20% 3.1 2.6
Oct 19% 4.7 2.4
Nov 18% 11.8 2.1
Dec 24% 21.8 3.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 24 69.1 6.6
Feb 28 86.4 5.8
Mar 33 105.4 8.1
Apr 32 116.1 7.9
May 38 81 10.7
Jun 42 18 12.2
Jul 31 3 12.7
Aug 26 0 10.7
Sep 20 7.9 6.6
Oct 19 11.9 6.1
Nov 18 30 5.3
Dec 24 55.4 9.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Bran has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is November (64.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is April (81.1%).

Wind in Bran is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 21.3 knots (24.5 MPH or 39.4 KPH) is considered “a fresh breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late January and early February where average top sustained speeds reach 40.9 knots, which is considered gale force winds.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Bran.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 21.3 Strong breeze 34.6 Gale force winds
Feb 20.8 Strong breeze 34.2 Gale force winds
Mar 19.8 Strong breeze 33.8 Gale force winds
Apr 16 Significant breeze 27.9 Very strong breeze
May 15.3 Significant breeze 28.3 Gale force winds
Jun 12.7 Significant breeze 24.2 Very strong breeze
Jul 12.7 Significant breeze 24.1 Gale force winds
Aug 10.4 Gentle breeze 20.3 Strong breeze
Sep 14.2 Significant breeze 26.2 Gale force winds
Oct 14.8 Significant breeze 27 Very strong breeze
Nov 18.8 Strong breeze 31.9 Gale force winds
Dec 20.1 Strong breeze 32.5 Moderate gale winds

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 77%
Feb 76.3%
Mar 78.7%
Apr 81.1%
May 80%
Jun 80.5%
Jul 77.8%
Aug 73.7%
Sep 74.1%
Oct 67%
Nov 64.5%
Dec 69.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Bran?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Romania; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Bran, Romania is July, followed by August and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Bran in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 31.8 in December means 31.8% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Bran Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 42.5°F (5.8°C) and 20.5°F (-6.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 10 to 12 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have cold weather with high temperatures that are still jacket weather. These months see moderate precipitation with 8 to 12 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Bran, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 46.1°F (7.8°C) and 27°F (-2.8°C), which will feel very chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Bran to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 24.6°F (-4.1°C) and 15.8°F (-9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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