The best times to visit Transylvania for ideal weather are

April 23rd 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 Transylvania Travel Info

Weather in Transylvania

Temperature

Average temperatures in Transylvania 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 48th 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 Transylvania, 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 85.1°F (29.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.1°F (17.8°C) at night.

Transylvania Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Transylvania 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.

Transylvania Perceived Temperature (F)

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Transylvania Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Transylvania 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 37.3 31.5 26.6
Feb 39.5 32.9 27.8
Mar 50.3 41.8 34.9
Apr 58.2 49.4 42
May 67.8 59.1 52.1
Jun 75 65.4 57.5
Jul 80 69.9 61.2
Aug 80.8 69.9 60.5
Sep 72.6 62.9 55.4
Oct 59.5 51.2 44.9
Nov 49.5 43.5 38.5
Dec 38.3 34.1 31

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 2.9 -0.3 -3
Feb 4.2 0.5 -2.3
Mar 10.2 5.4 1.6
Apr 14.6 9.7 5.6
May 19.9 15.1 11.2
Jun 23.9 18.6 14.2
Jul 26.7 21.1 16.2
Aug 27.1 21.1 15.8
Sep 22.6 17.2 13
Oct 15.3 10.7 7.2
Nov 9.7 6.4 3.6
Dec 3.5 1.2 -0.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Transylvania are December, January, and then February. 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 June with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

When can you find snow in Transylvania? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Transylvania 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 Transylvania.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Transylvania (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 7% 5.6 0.5
Feb 11% 2.3 0.9
Mar 19% 0.8 1.3
Apr 13% 0.4 1.4
May 34% 0 4.6
Jun 20% 0 4.8
Jul 18% 0 2.1
Aug 17% 0 3.2
Sep 17% 0 3.2
Oct 13% 0 1.7
Nov 12% 1 1.2
Dec 7% 0.6 0.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 7 14.2 1.3
Feb 11 5.8 2.3
Mar 19 2 3.3
Apr 13 1 3.6
May 34 0 11.7
Jun 20 0 12.2
Jul 18 0 5.3
Aug 17 0 8.1
Sep 17 0 8.1
Oct 13 0 4.3
Nov 12 2.5 3
Dec 7 1.5 2.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Transylvania has some extremely humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (49.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (86%).

Wind in Transylvania is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by January and March. April’s average wind speed of around 9.9 knots (11.4 MPH or 18.4 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 mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 17.9 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 7.9 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Feb 5.6 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Mar 7.1 Gentle breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Apr 9.9 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
May 6.7 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Jun 6.2 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Jul 5.8 Light breeze 9.9 Significant breeze
Aug 5.5 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 6.6 Light breeze 10.4 Significant breeze
Oct 5.8 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Nov 6 Light breeze 9.5 Significant breeze
Dec 6.1 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 78.6%
Feb 67.2%
Mar 58.4%
Apr 49.4%
May 67.4%
Jun 60.6%
Jul 58.7%
Aug 54.5%
Sep 59.5%
Oct 67.9%
Nov 73.3%
Dec 86%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Transylvania?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 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 Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Transylvania, 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 Transylvania 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

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

 

 

Overall Transylvania Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 69.4°F (20.8°C) and 43.4°F (6.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 11 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 moderate precipitation with 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Transylvania, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 75.7°F (24.3°C) and 35.9°F (2.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant 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 Transylvania to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 50.4°F (10.2°C) and 23.7°F (-4.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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