The best times to visit Moldova for ideal weather are
April 23rd to July 15th
August 13th to September 30th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
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Weather in Moldova
Average temperatures in Moldova vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 59th 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 Moldova, 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 87.5°F (30.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68.7°F (20.4°C) at night.
Moldova Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Moldova 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.
Moldova Perceived Temperature (F)
Moldova Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Moldova 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 Moldova are September, August, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early September. For example, on the week of September 3rd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid October with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of October 8th.
When can you find snow in Moldova? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to mid December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Moldova is often around around December 17th 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 Moldova.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Moldova (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
Moldova has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is August (42.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (79.6%).
Wind in Moldova is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and November. March’s average wind speed of around 8.6 knots (9.9 MPH or 15.9 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 14.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Moldova.
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||7.1||Gentle breeze||10.6||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||7||Gentle breeze||10.5||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||8.6||Gentle breeze||12.9||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||7.7||Gentle breeze||12.4||Significant breeze|
|May||6.3||Light breeze||10.7||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||6.5||Light breeze||10.6||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||6.2||Light breeze||10.5||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||5.9||Light breeze||9.7||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||7||Gentle breeze||11.2||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||6.8||Light breeze||10.4||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||7.1||Gentle breeze||10.7||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||6.8||Light breeze||10.5||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Moldova?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe, except in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are regional travel advisories for Moldova; exercise normal security precautions and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Moldova is December, followed by August and October. 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 Moldova 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 Moldova Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 77.7°F (25.4°C) and 40.8°F (4.9°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest 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 about 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Moldova, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 74.6°F (23.7°C) and 39.8°F (4.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: approximately 1 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is far too cold this time of year in Moldova to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 40.8°F (4.9°C) and 26.4°F (-3.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.
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