The best times to visit Gorj for ideal weather are

April 16th to July 15th

or

August 13th to October 7th

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

 

 


Other Gorj Travel Info

Weather in Gorj

Temperature

Average temperatures in Gorj vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 39th 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 Gorj, 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 90.8°F (32.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 62.7°F (17.1°C) at night.

Gorj Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Gorj 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.

Gorj Perceived Temperature (F)

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Gorj Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Gorj 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 42.1 33.9 27.3
Feb 44 35.2 28.8
Mar 54.1 44.3 36.8
Apr 64.8 52.9 41.2
May 76.3 63.7 52.3
Jun 83.1 69.6 56.6
Jul 88.1 74.1 61
Aug 86.2 72.7 60.4
Sep 76.2 64.6 54.9
Oct 61.8 51.5 44
Nov 53.5 43.3 36.3
Dec 45.8 35.7 29.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 5.6 1.1 -2.6
Feb 6.7 1.8 -1.8
Mar 12.3 6.8 2.7
Apr 18.2 11.6 5.1
May 24.6 17.6 11.3
Jun 28.4 20.9 13.7
Jul 31.2 23.4 16.1
Aug 30.1 22.6 15.8
Sep 24.6 18.1 12.7
Oct 16.6 10.8 6.7
Nov 11.9 6.3 2.4
Dec 7.7 2.1 -1.5

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Gorj are April, May, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.

When can you find snow in Gorj? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Gorj is often around around January 29th 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 Gorj.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 20% 0.9 2.4
Feb 21% 1.2 2.6
Mar 23% 0 1.8
Apr 13% 0 1.5
May 16% 0 3.5
Jun 17% 0 1.3
Jul 20% 0 4.4
Aug 17% 0 1.7
Sep 26% 0 3.1
Oct 19% 0 4.2
Nov 20% 0 2.4
Dec 19% 0.6 3.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 20 2.3 6.1
Feb 21 3 6.6
Mar 23 0 4.6
Apr 13 0 3.8
May 16 0 8.9
Jun 17 0 3.3
Jul 20 0 11.2
Aug 17 0 4.3
Sep 26 0 7.9
Oct 19 0 10.7
Nov 20 0 6.1
Dec 19 1.5 7.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Gorj has some extremely humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (45.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (81.4%).

Wind in Gorj is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by January and March. April’s average wind speed of around 3.5 knots (4 MPH or 6.4 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early April where average top sustained speeds reach 8.9 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

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 2.9 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze
Feb 2.3 Barely noticeable 3.4 Barely noticeable
Mar 2.8 Barely noticeable 4.6 Light breeze
Apr 3.5 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
May 2.6 Barely noticeable 4.4 Light breeze
Jun 2.6 Barely noticeable 4 Light breeze
Jul 2.6 Barely noticeable 4.4 Light breeze
Aug 2.6 Barely noticeable 4 Light breeze
Sep 2.5 Barely noticeable 3.9 Light breeze
Oct 2.3 Barely noticeable 3.3 Barely noticeable
Nov 2.2 Barely noticeable 3.2 Light breeze
Dec 2.2 Barely noticeable 3.1 Barely noticeable

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 76.9%
Feb 74.5%
Mar 60%
Apr 45.3%
May 59.1%
Jun 50.7%
Jul 51.8%
Aug 54.4%
Sep 65.5%
Oct 78.5%
Nov 79.1%
Dec 81.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Gorj?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Oct 26, 2023.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Gorj, Romania is August, followed by January 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 Gorj in November. 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 55.5 in November means 55.5% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Gorj Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 79.9°F (26.6°C) and 47.3°F (8.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow 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 quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Gorj, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 80.4°F (26.9°C) and 41.3°F (5.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 8 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 too cold this time of year in Gorj to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 54.3°F (12.4°C) and 34.1°F (1.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: consistently 6 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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