The best times to visit Cluj-Napoca for ideal weather are

May 21st to July 8th

or

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

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Cluj-Napoca

    Temperature

    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)

    Key
    High
    Average
    Low

    Cluj-Napoca Temperatures (Celsius)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    “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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    Average
    Low

    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 35.9 29.1 22.7
    Feb 40.7 31.7 23
    Mar 51.9 41.5 30.4
    Apr 61.2 50.3 37.3
    May 70.2 59.9 47.8
    Jun 77.5 66.6 53.1
    Jul 81.7 70.1 56.6
    Aug 82.6 69.7 55.4
    Sep 73.1 61.3 49.2
    Oct 60.4 49.3 39.2
    Nov 49.7 40.2 32.2
    Dec 38.1 32.9 28.2

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 2.2 -1.6 -5.2
    Feb 4.8 -0.2 -5
    Mar 11.1 5.3 -0.9
    Apr 16.2 10.2 2.9
    May 21.2 15.5 8.8
    Jun 25.3 19.2 11.7
    Jul 27.6 21.2 13.7
    Aug 28.1 20.9 13
    Sep 22.8 16.3 9.6
    Oct 15.8 9.6 4
    Nov 9.8 4.6 0.1
    Dec 3.4 0.5 -2.1

     

    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.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

    The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Cluj-Napoca (in).

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 24.3 2.1 0.04
    Feb 10 0.2 0.01
    Mar 21.4 0 0.03
    Apr 20 0.4 0.04
    May 22.9 0 0.07
    Jun 15.7 0 0.05
    Jul 20 0 0.04
    Aug 12.9 0 0.03
    Sep 14.3 0 0.06
    Oct 15.7 0 0.06
    Nov 15.7 0.3 0.04
    Dec 21.4 0.5 0.04

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 24.3 5.3 0.1
    Feb 10 0.5 0.03
    Mar 21.4 0 0.08
    Apr 20 1 0.1
    May 22.9 0 0.18
    Jun 15.7 0 0.13
    Jul 20 0 0.1
    Aug 12.9 0 0.08
    Sep 14.3 0 0.15
    Oct 15.7 0 0.15
    Nov 15.7 0.8 0.1
    Dec 21.4 1.3 0.1

     

    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.

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    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
    Jan 86.2
    Feb 74.9
    Mar 60.1
    Apr 52.8
    May 62
    Jun 60.4
    Jul 59.3
    Aug 57
    Sep 61.5
    Oct 74
    Nov 82.9
    Dec 88.7

     

    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.

     


     

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