The best times to visit Sighisoara for ideal weather are

April 23rd to September 23rd

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



Other Sighisoara Travel Info

Weather in Sighisoara


Average temperatures in Sighisoara 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 somewhat temperate — in the 40th 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 Sighisoara, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 88.4°F (31.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 60.6°F (15.9°C) at night.

Sighisoara Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Sighisoara Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Sighisoara Perceived Temperature (F)


Sighisoara Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Sighisoara 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 38.6 29.1 21.6
Feb 42.9 30.8 21.8
Mar 52.9 41 30.4
Apr 61.4 48.9 37.2
May 71.3 59.1 49.7
Jun 78.3 64.3 52.6
Jul 83 68.6 57.5
Aug 84.4 68 55.4
Sep 76 61.2 50
Oct 63.2 49.5 39.8
Nov 52.7 40.7 32.5
Dec 40.2 33.8 28.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 3.7 -1.6 -5.8
Feb 6.1 -0.7 -5.7
Mar 11.6 5 -0.9
Apr 16.3 9.4 2.9
May 21.8 15.1 9.8
Jun 25.7 17.9 11.4
Jul 28.3 20.3 14.2
Aug 29.1 20 13
Sep 24.4 16.2 10
Oct 17.3 9.7 4.3
Nov 11.5 4.8 0.3
Dec 4.6 1 -1.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Sighisoara are January, October, 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 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 March with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of March 26th.

When can you find snow in Sighisoara? Weather stations report moderate or seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Sighisoara 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 Sighisoara.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 7% 2.9 0.9
Feb 14% 1.7 0.9
Mar 16% 0 1.5
Apr 13% 0 2
May 32% 0 5.4
Jun 30% 0 7.2
Jul 26% 0 2.5
Aug 12% 0 1.9
Sep 18% 0 3.4
Oct 11% 0 1.4
Nov 12% 0 1.4
Dec 14% 1.2 1.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 7 7.4 2.3
Feb 14 4.3 2.3
Mar 16 0 3.8
Apr 13 0 5.1
May 32 0 13.7
Jun 30 0 18.3
Jul 26 0 6.4
Aug 12 0 4.8
Sep 18 0 8.6
Oct 11 0 3.6
Nov 12 0 3.6
Dec 14 3 2.8


Humidity and Wind

Sighisoara 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 (88.9%).

Wind in Sighisoara is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by January and March. April’s average wind speed of around 5.1 knots (5.9 MPH or 9.5 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 early April where average top sustained speeds reach 11.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 4.1 Light breeze 6.6 Light breeze
Feb 3.6 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
Mar 4 Light breeze 6.5 Light breeze
Apr 5.1 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
May 3.2 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
Jun 3.4 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
Jul 3.4 Barely noticeable 6.4 Light breeze
Aug 3.3 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Sep 3.7 Barely noticeable 6.1 Light breeze
Oct 3.3 Barely noticeable 5.4 Light breeze
Nov 3.3 Barely noticeable 5.4 Light breeze
Dec 3.5 Barely noticeable 5.6 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 84.7%
Feb 75.9%
Mar 64.9%
Apr 54.4%
May 73.7%
Jun 67%
Jul 69%
Aug 64%
Sep 67.8%
Oct 75.4%
Nov 82.3%
Dec 88.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Sighisoara?

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 Sighisoara, Romania is July, followed by August 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 Sighisoara in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 31.8 in December means 31.8% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Sighisoara Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 74.2°F (23.4°C) and 46.1°F (7.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 10 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 4 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Sighisoara, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 79.1°F (26.2°C) and 39.1°F (3.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 3 to 5 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 far too cold this time of year in Sighisoara to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 54.2°F (12.3°C) and 25.5°F (-3.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 4 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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