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Bucharest weather in August (Romania)

Planning a trip to Bucharest in August? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

Temperatures

In August, Bucharest generally has very high temperatures and moderate rainfall. August is a summer month. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 31°C. But by evening, they drop to around 18°C. Often, it stands out as the year's warmest month. With this in mind, cool breathable fabrics will make navigating the heat much more bearable. Always be ready to embrace the warmth while staying cool and protected.

Precipitation

Bucharest in August usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 49 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 8 days of the month will see rainfall.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 281 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If your ideal day consists of dry skies and moderate temperatures May, June and September generally stand out with the best circumstances. While January, February and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Bucharest climate page with graphs.

 

Bucharest, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 18°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 31°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 28%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 49 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 8 days  
HumidityHumidity 68%  
WindspeedWindspeed 4 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 281 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Romania in August

Find out more about the weather in Romania and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Barbeque
10/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

Interested in more climate information?

This site provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Bucharest.

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