Cluj-Napoca, Romania: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Cluj-Napoca, Romania? If you're planning to go to Cluj-Napoca, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Based on the climate and weather in Cluj-Napoca, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Cluj-Napoca, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Cluj-Napoca.

If you want to visit the lovely The Orthodox Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you visit The Museum Square, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Bánffy Palace, take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Cluj-Napoca.

What to wear/what to pack for Cluj-Napoca, Romania by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you go to Cluj-Napoca in January, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February in Cluj-Napoca can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 5 F (10+ below zero C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 70% range on average.

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March

March in Cluj-Napoca is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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April

April in Cluj-Napoca is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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May

May in Cluj-Napoca is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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June

If you vacation in Cluj-Napoca during June, you might find that it is balmy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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July

July for Cluj-Napoca is warm and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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August

If you are traveling to Cluj-Napoca in August, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

If you are traveling to Cluj-Napoca in September, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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October

October here is crisp. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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November

November for Cluj-Napoca can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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December

Traveling to Cluj-Napoca in December, you will notice that it is very cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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