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Best time to visit Moldova

Our verdict

The best time to visit Moldova is May-July

Moldova is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, May-July is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

In summer, the average maximum temperature in Chisinau climbs to around 29℃ (85℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 32℃ (89℉) on the hottest days of the year. The weather at night in the winter, which is around January-time, can get down to a minimum of -8℃ (18℉) in Chisinau. Other destinations in Moldova can sometimes get even colder than this, so if you’re planning on visiting a few different places, make sure you check out the climate comparison table below.

The days are longest in Moldova in August, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. The wet season in Moldova usually falls during the months surrounding June each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Learn more about when to travel to Moldova, the monthly weather breakdown for the most popular destinations, FAQs and much more below. Once you’ve decided when you want to go, use our handy tools to find the best prices to suit your budget on flights, transport/transfers, places to stay, and loads more!

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

August

Moldova seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Moldova is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Best time to visit the top destinations in Moldova

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
ChisinauMay-July
0℃
-5℃
3℃
-3℃
10℃
2℃
17℃
6℃
22℃
11℃
27℃
15℃
29℃
17℃
29℃
16℃
23℃
12℃
15℃
7℃
9℃
3℃
3℃
-2℃
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Top FAQs

Moldova is in Europe.

Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Moldova:

The warmest month of the year in Chisinau, one of the most popular places to visit in Moldova, is July.
The driest month of the year in Chisinau, Moldova, is usually around August each year.

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