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.

 


Weather in Cluj-Napoca

Temperature

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)

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Cluj-Napoca 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.

Cluj-Napoca Perceived Temperature (F)

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Cluj-Napoca Perceived Temperature (C)

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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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 39.3 29.4 22.3
Feb 44.3 32.3 23.3
Mar 56.2 41.7 29.9
Apr 67.7 51.7 38.2
May 73.3 60 46.7
Jun 78.4 66.3 54.1
Jul 82.4 69.5 55.9
Aug 82.7 69 55.9
Sep 73.7 60 45.8
Oct 63.6 48.9 36.8
Nov 53.4 40 30.9
Dec 41.7 31.5 25.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 4.1 -1.4 -5.4
Feb 6.8 0.2 -4.8
Mar 13.4 5.4 -1.2
Apr 19.8 10.9 3.4
May 22.9 15.6 8.2
Jun 25.8 19.1 12.3
Jul 28 20.8 13.3
Aug 28.2 20.6 13.3
Sep 23.2 15.6 7.7
Oct 17.6 9.4 2.7
Nov 11.9 4.4 -0.6
Dec 5.4 -0.3 -3.8


 

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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Cluj-Napoca.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Cluj-Napoca (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 16% 2.3 1.3
Feb 14% 3.8 1.1
Mar 16% 1.5 1.6
Apr 14% 0.4 1.5
May 25% 0 3.1
Jun 26% 0 3.6
Jul 23% 0 3.4
Aug 15% 0 2.2
Sep 17% 0 2.2
Oct 15% 1.2 2.2
Nov 13% 1 1.2
Dec 15% 2.2 1.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 16 5.8 3.3
Feb 14 9.7 2.8
Mar 16 3.8 4.1
Apr 14 1 3.8
May 25 0 7.9
Jun 26 0 9.1
Jul 23 0 8.6
Aug 15 0 5.6
Sep 17 0 5.6
Oct 15 3 5.6
Nov 13 2.5 3
Dec 15 5.6 3.8

 

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.

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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 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
Jan 84.2%
Feb 75.6%
Mar 59.5%
Apr 54.4%
May 62%
Jun 62.6%
Jul 60.4%
Aug 59.5%
Sep 64.1%
Oct 73.7%
Nov 80.9%
Dec 85.3%

 

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

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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 55.7 in January means 55.7% of the tourists vs. July.


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.

 

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