The best times to visit Cluj-Napoca for ideal weather are
April 16th to October 14th
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 drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 37th 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 Cluj-Napoca, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 84.8°F (29.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.7°F (14.3°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 significant precipitation in Cluj-Napoca are November, February, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late October to early November. For example, on the week of October 29th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid May with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of May 14th.
When can you find snow in Cluj-Napoca? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Cluj-Napoca is often around around December 3rd 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.
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 some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (54.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (85.3%).
Wind in Cluj-Napoca is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and May. March’s average wind speed of around 5.4 knots (6.3 MPH or 10.1 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 12.9 knots, which is considered a moderate 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. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||3.9||Barely noticeable||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||4.3||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||5.4||Light breeze||11.8||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||5.3||Light breeze||11.7||Significant breeze|
|May||5.1||Light breeze||11.3||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||4.9||Light breeze||11||Significant breeze|
|Jul||4.8||Light breeze||11||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||4.3||Light breeze||9.8||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.4||Light breeze||9.8||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||3.8||Barely noticeable||8.5||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||3.7||Barely noticeable||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||3.8||Barely noticeable||8.4||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Cluj-Napoca?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Jan 18, 2018 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
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Cluj-Napoca, Romania is July, followed by June and August. 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 Cluj-Napoca in January. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
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 75.7°F (24.3°C) and 49.7°F (9.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 8 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 5 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Cluj-Napoca, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 76.6°F (24.8°C) and 46.6°F (8.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 5 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower 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 51.2°F (10.7°C) and 36.5°F (2.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.