Weather in May in Romania

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in May in Romania. Is this month a good time to go to Romania? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Romania in May?

The weather in Romania in May ranges from poor to perfect depending on the destination.

May has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from moderate in Buşteni with 13°C (55°F) to warm temperatures in Bucharest with 24°C (75°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 10°C (50°F) in Bucharest and 5°C (40°F) in Buşteni.

Precipitation ranges from low in Sulina with 26mm (1inch) rainfall to high in Sinaia with 143mm (5.6inch) rainfall. In general it is also a sunny month with an average of 246 hours of sunshine in Bucharest during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Romania.

Where to go in Romania in May

Find the average weather conditions in May for the most popular destinations in Romania on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Romania

What is the weather like in May for the 5 most popular destinations in Romania?

Average weather in Bucharest

In May Bucharest generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C (75°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 10°C (50°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Bucharest
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
18°C / 64°F 
5°C / 41°F 
185 hours 
46mm / 1.8inch 
11 days 
24°C / 75°F 
10°C / 50°F 
246 hours 
56mm / 2.2inch 
12 days 
June   >> June
>>  
28°C / 82°F 
14°C / 57°F 
267 hours 
83mm / 3.3inch 
11 days 
Climate in Bucharest

Average weather in Mamaia

In May Mamaia generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 20°C (68°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C (54°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Mamaia
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
14°C / 58°F 
7°C / 45°F 
193 hours 
30mm / 1.2inch 
7 days 
20°C / 68°F 
12°C / 54°F 
273 hours 
38mm / 1.5inch 
9 days 
June   >> June
>>  
25°C / 76°F 
17°C / 62°F 
282 hours 
40mm / 1.6inch 
8 days 
Climate in Mamaia

Average weather in Braşov

In May Braşov generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 19°C (66°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 8°C (46°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Braşov
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
14°C / 57°F 
3°C / 37°F 
50mm / 2inch 
19°C / 66°F 
8°C / 46°F 
81mm / 3.2inch 
June   >> June
>>  
22°C / 72°F 
11°C / 52°F 
99mm / 3.9inch 
Climate in Braşov

Average weather in Sibiu

In May Sibiu generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 21°C (70°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 9°C (47°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Sibiu
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
16°C / 61°F 
4°C / 39°F 
159 hours 
54mm / 2.1inch 
12 days 
21°C / 70°F 
9°C / 47°F 
205 hours 
78mm / 3.1inch 
16 days 
June   >> June
>>  
24°C / 76°F 
11°C / 53°F 
227 hours 
99mm / 3.9inch 
15 days 
Climate in Sibiu

Average weather in Cluj-Napoca

In May Cluj-Napoca generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 21°C (70°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 9°C (48°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Cluj-Napoca
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
16°C / 60°F 
5°C / 40°F 
187 hours 
51mm / 2inch 
14 days 
21°C / 70°F 
9°C / 48°F 
242 hours 
67mm / 2.6inch 
16 days 
June   >> June
>>  
24°C / 75°F 
12°C / 54°F 
255 hours 
93mm / 3.7inch 
14 days 
Climate in Cluj-Napoca

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Romania.

Is May the best time to go to Romania?

In our opinion May is one of the best times to visit Romania with commonly perfect weather in Bucharest. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average the best time to visit Romania is in May, June, July, August and September with generally perfect weather in Bucharest. The worst months are January, February, November and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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