The best times to visit Cluj-Napoca for ideal weather are
May 21st to July 8th
August 20th to September 16th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Cluj-Napoca Travel Guide
Weather in Cluj-Napoca
Average temperatures in Cluj-Napoca vary somewhat and are temperate for much of the year. The area is in the top 33 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Cluj-Napoca, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early-to-mid-August where highs are regularly around 65°F (18.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 42.8°F (6°C) at night.
Cluj-Napoca Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Cluj-Napoca Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Cluj-Napoca Perceived Temperature (F)
Cluj-Napoca Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Cluj-Napoca 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Cluj-Napoca are January, May, and then December. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early-to-mid-February. For example, on the week of February 12th there are only 0 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late February and early March with an average of 3 days with significant precipitation the week of February 26th.
When can you find snow in Cluj-Napoca? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Cluj-Napoca.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Cluj-Napoca (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Cluj-Napoca has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is April (52.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (88.7%).
Wind in Cluj-Napoca is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by March and July. April’s average wind speed of around 5 knots (5.8 MPH or 9.3 KPH) is considered “light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late February and early March where average top sustained speeds reach 10.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Cluj-Napoca.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Meaning (Beaufort)||Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind||Meaning (Beufort)|
|Jan||4.4||a light breeze||7.3||a gentle breeze|
|Feb||3.9||light air||6.2||a light breeze|
|Mar||4.7||a light breeze||8.6||a gentle breeze|
|Apr||5||a light breeze||9.3||a gentle breeze|
|May||4.4||a light breeze||8.6||a gentle breeze|
|Jun||4.4||a light breeze||8.2||a gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.5||a light breeze||8.3||a gentle breeze|
|Aug||4.3||a light breeze||7.8||a gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.3||a light breeze||7.6||a gentle breeze|
|Oct||3.8||light air||6.6||a light breeze|
|Nov||3||light air||5.3||a gentle breeze|
|Dec||3.8||light air||6.6||a light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Cluj-Napoca?
As of 5/2/2017 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.
Overall Cluj-Napoca Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 53.8°F (12.1°C) and 36.9°F (2.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. Spring is slow/unreported for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 4 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Cluj-Napoca, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 57.4°F (14.1°C) and 29.7°F (-1.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 5 days per month. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is far too cold this time of year in Cluj-Napoca to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 35.7°F (2.1°C) and 20.4°F (-6.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a noticeable amount: 3 to 8 times per month. These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.