December weather forecast
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Weather in December

December in Romania signals the arrival of winter, with temperatures dropping significantly across the country. Snowfall becomes common, transforming cities and landscapes into winter wonderlands. December also ushers in the festive season, with Christmas markets and holiday decorations adorning the streets.

In Bucharest, temperatures during December typically range from -1°C (30.2°F) to 4°C (39.2°F). The city sparkles under holiday lights, with the snow adding to the festive atmosphere. Despite the cold, the holiday season keeps the city vibrant and active.

In the Transylvanian region, Brasov experiences temperatures between -5°C (23°F) and 2°C (35.6°F). The city, with its medieval architecture and surrounding snowy mountains, offers a picturesque winter scene. Ski resorts around Brasov start operating, attracting winter sports enthusiasts.

The city of Cluj-Napoca in the northwest also experiences cold temperatures, ranging from -3°C (26.6°F) to 3°C (37.4°F). The city's cultural and historical landmarks, dusted with snow, provide a unique backdrop for winter exploration.

The coastal city of Constanta, with temperatures ranging between 0°C (32°F) and 5°C (41°F), embraces a quiet and serene winter atmosphere. The Black Sea, too cold for swimming, takes on a dramatic aura under the winter sky.

Compared to November, December brings colder temperatures and more frequent snowfall. Yet, it is often comparable to January, one of the coldest months of the year in Romania.

December sees an average precipitation level between 30mm (1.18") and 40mm (1.57"), primarily as snow. The weather can range from clear, frosty days to overcast skies with snowfall, offering a typical winter scene.

  • Bucharest - December »
    December is the most humid month with an average relative humidity of 90%. With an average of 8h and 54min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Bucharest.
  • Cluj-Napoca - December »
    With an average of 8h and 36min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
  • Timișoara - December »
    The month with the least sunshine in Timișoara is December, with an average of 1.8h of sunshine. In Timișoara, Romania, during December, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 50mm (1.97") of precipitation.
  • Iași - December »
    With an average of 8h and 36min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Iași, Romania. With an average of 8h and 36min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Iași, Romania.
  • Constanța - December »
    The month with the shortest days in Constanța is December, with an average of 8h and 54min of daylight. The months with the lowest UV index in Constanța are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.
  • Craiova - December »
    With an average of 8h and 54min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Craiova, Romania. January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Craiova, Romania.
  • Brașov - December »
    The months with the lowest UV index in Brașov are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. The months with the least sunshine in Brașov are January and December, with an average of 2h of sunshine.
  • Galați - December »
    With an average of 8h and 48min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Galați, Romania. With an average of 8h and 48min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Galați, Romania.
  • Ploiești - December »
    December in Ploiești ushers in the cold, hard truths of winter, with temperatures plummeting down to -3°C (26.6°F) at night and barely rising to 3°C (37.4°F) during the day. The month with the shortest days in Ploiești is December, with an average of 8h and 48min of daylight.
  • Oradea - December »
    The month with the shortest days in Oradea is December, with an average of 8h and 36min of daylight. The month with the shortest days in Oradea is December, with an average of 8h and 36min of daylight.
  • Brăila - December »
    In Brăila, Romania, during December, snow falls for 4.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 41mm (1.61") of snow. In Brăila in December, it is raining for 8.3 days, with typically 27mm (1.06") of accumulated precipitation.
  • Arad - December »
    December has the shortest days of the year in Arad, with an average of 8h and 42min of daylight. In Arad, in December, during 12 rainfall days, 31mm (1.22") of precipitation is typically accumulated.
Updated: May 24, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us

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