Romania, Romania: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Romania, Romania? If you're planning to go to Romania, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Romania, Romania

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

What to wear/what to pack for Romania, Romania by month

January

January in Romania is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 5 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain occasionally.

It also snows 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof coat
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Very heavy socks
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Sweaters
  • Umbrella
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Insulated boots
  • Waterproof boots

February

February is very cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces
  • Scarf
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Gloves
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Insulated boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Very heavy socks
  • Umbrella

March

In March, Romania is pretty cool. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Romania, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat

April

If you are traveling to Romania in April, you will notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat

May

May here is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece

June

In June, Romania is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Romania, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

July

Traveling to Romania in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants

August

If you go to Romania in August, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

September

If you go to Romania in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks

October

If you are traveling to Romania in October, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear

November

In November, Romania can be very chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Romania, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Light gloves or mittens

December

December here is very cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Romania, Romania

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Romania
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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