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

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

When to go to Szeklerland, Romania

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

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

January

In January, Szeklerland can be extremely cold. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Szeklerland, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Szeklerland is freezing. 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 snows regularly. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Szeklerland can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly.

It also snows occasionally. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Szeklerland can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

June

June is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear

July

July in this region is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear

August

If you are traveling to Szeklerland in August, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella

September

If you go to Szeklerland in September, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here is cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Szeklerland in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow once in a while.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Szeklerland is frigid. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally and snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof boots
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Szeklerland, 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 Szeklerland

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