Best Time To Visit Bucharest - Time To Go To Bucharest

Those visiting Bucharest for the first time should know it has a humid continental climate, with windy winters and hot and dry and stormy summers. The weather fluctuates significantly throughout the seasons, reaching below freezing temperatures in winter and blazing hot days in the summer. Rainfall is heavy in late spring and early summer, while around five inches of snow is not unusual during winter. The temperature breakdowns are as follows:

  • Spring: March–May: Starting out chilly in even in march (average daily temperature of 5-6 degrees Celsius, the weather warms up steadily to reach average highs of 24 degrees Celsius. Outdoors family fun time and this is definitely the high season.
  • Summer: June–August: The heat continues to intensify until mid-July, and remains steady at an average of 30 degrees Celsius for most of August. It’s not unusual to see the mercury hit 40 degrees Celsius a few times. The nights are pleasantly cool, though.
  • Autumn: September–November: Temperatures taper off rapidly through autumn. November average daytime temperatures hover around 10 degrees Celsius, and nights become downright chilly starting in October at 5 degrees Celsius.
  • Winter: December–February: Winters are freezing. Daytime temperatures are usually less than 5 degrees Celsius, falling to -5 on January nights. Record lows of -30 degrees Celsius have happened. This is pure off-season.

Like the rest of Romania, April and May are the best times to visit, when spring is in full bloom. Middle to late autumn may also be the best season to visit turns the landscape into painting-worthy shades.

Climate in Bucharest

Know weather for your travel dates:

20-Aug-2018
Today 20 Aug

92

68

Partly cloudy until afternoon.

Wind:1.06 m/s

Humidity:51%

Precipitation:0%

  • Tue 21 Aug
    90 | 68

    Partly cloudy starting in the evening.

  • Wed 22 Aug
    90 | 65

    Partly cloudy in the evening.

  • Thu 23 Aug
    91 | 63

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Fri 24 Aug
    91 | 66

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Sat 25 Aug
    94 | 69

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Sun 26 Aug
    93 | 61

    Rain overnight.

Month wise Weather in Bucharest

Average Temperature in Bucharest by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 25℉

Minimum temperature: 5℉

Maximum temperature: 43℉

Feb

Average temperature: 36℉

Minimum temperature: 18℉

Maximum temperature: 64℉

Mar

Average temperature: 50℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 72℉

Apr

Average temperature: 52℉

Minimum temperature: 34℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

May

Average temperature: 63℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 84℉

Jun

Average temperature: 73℉

Minimum temperature: 55℉

Maximum temperature: 97℉

Jul

Average temperature: 75℉

Minimum temperature: 57℉

Maximum temperature: 100℉

Aug

Average temperature: 77℉

Minimum temperature: 54℉

Maximum temperature: 102℉

Sep

Average temperature: 68℉

Minimum temperature: 41℉

Maximum temperature: 91℉

Oct

Average temperature: 55℉

Minimum temperature: 30℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Nov

Average temperature: 45℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 68℉

Dec

Average temperature: 34℉

Minimum temperature: 21℉

Maximum temperature: 54℉

Highest temperature in Bucharest is recorded as 102.2℉ in August.

Lowest temperature in Bucharest is recorded as 5℉ in January.

Average Rain in Bucharest by Month (in mm)

  • 80
  • 60
  • 40
  • 20 0
Jan

Average Rain: 2.79 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 58.83 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 3.48 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 44.93 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 20.38 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 368.5 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 44.96 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 433.55 mm

May

Average Rain: 43.3 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 337.54 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 31.27 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 379.35 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 75.72 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1382.69 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 14.48 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 201.29 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 17.39 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 230.73 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 63.43 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 816.01 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 21.73 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 199.77 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 0.35 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 3.11 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Bucharest is 1382.69 mm in July.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Bucharest is December.

Average Humidity in Bucharest by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 69%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Feb

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 61%

Maximum Humidity: 97%

Mar

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 49%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Apr

Average Humidity: 66%

Minimum Humidity: 43%

Maximum Humidity: 98%

May

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 52%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Jun

Average Humidity: 68%

Minimum Humidity: 46%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Jul

Average Humidity: 65%

Minimum Humidity: 52%

Maximum Humidity: 98%

Aug

Average Humidity: 56%

Minimum Humidity: 39%

Maximum Humidity: 77%

Sep

Average Humidity: 59%

Minimum Humidity: 47%

Maximum Humidity: 76%

Oct

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 55%

Maximum Humidity: 97%

Nov

Average Humidity: 88%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 99%

Dec

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 64%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Most humid month in Bucharest is November.

Least humid month in Bucharest is August.

Best time to visit Bucharest Attractions in August

  • Best time to visit Palace Of Parliament in Bucharest
    • Everyday : 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Village Museum in Bucharest
    • Everyday : 09:00 AM to 02:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Old Town in Bucharest
    • Everyday : 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Herastrau Park in Bucharest
    • Everyday : 07:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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