Baia Mare, where it's located

The climate of Baia Mare is continental, with cold winters and warm summers.
The city is located in northern Romania, near the border with Hungary and Ukraine, and 250 meters (820 feet) above sea level.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of -1.6 °C (29 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 20.5 °C (69 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Baia Mare - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)-5-405101315141061-3
Max (°C)24101622242626211693
Min (°F)232532415055595750433427
Max (°F)363950617275797970614837

Precipitation amounts to 720 millimeters (28.3 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 40 mm (1.6 in) in the driest month (March) to 85 mm (3.3 in) in the wettest (June). Here is the average precipitation.
Baia Mare - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)604540557085705570506080720
Prec.(in)2.41.81.62.22.83.32.82.22.822.43.128.3
Days987889767681091

On average, there are around 2,140 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Baia Mare - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours245689997632

Baia Mare

Best Time


In order to avoid both the winter cold and the summer heat, the best times to visit Baia Mare are spring and autumn, and in particular, the months of May, June and September: daytime temperatures are pleasant, although it's better to bring a sweater and a jacket for the evening. In July and August, the temperature is usually not too hot, however, there is the risk of some very hot days, which can happen, though more rarely, also in the second half of June and in the first half of September.