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Best time to visit Romania

Our verdict

The best time to visit Romania is April-June

Want to know when to travel to Romania? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, April-June is the best time to go to Romania. Don’t just take our word for it though… We’ve put together loads of information below to help you decide, such as a monthly breakdown of the weather, what to pack, when to fly, and much more.

In summer, the daytime temperatures in central Bucharest, Romania can reach a top of 33℃ (92℉). The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Bucharest is around -10℃ (14℉). Temperatures can often differ in other locations in Romania, so be sure to continue reading if you plan on visiting elsewhere.

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Romania are usually in August, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Romania in June. Head there in September instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Learn more about when to travel to Romania, 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

August

Least rainfall

September

Most daylight

August

Romania 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. Romania 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 Romania

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
BucharestApril-June
2℃
-4℃
5℃
-1℃
12℃
4℃
18℃
8℃
23℃
12℃
28℃
17℃
30℃
19℃
31℃
19℃
25℃
15℃
17℃
10℃
11℃
6℃
5℃
-0℃
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Top FAQs

Romania is in Europe.

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

The warmest month of the year in Bucharest, one of the most popular places to visit in Romania, is August.
The driest month of the year in Bucharest, Romania, is usually around September each year.

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