Craiova, where it's located

The climate of Craiova is continental, with cold winters and hot summers.
The city is located in the south-west of Romania, in Wallachia, the southern plain area.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of -0.7 °C (31 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 23.1 °C (74 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Craiova - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)-4-316111516161272-3
Max (°C)36111824273029241793
Min (°F)252734435259616154453627
Max (°F)374352647581868475634837

Precipitation amounts to 575 millimeters (22.6 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 35 mm (1.4 in) in the driest months (January, February) to 70 mm (2.8 in) in the wettest (June). Here is the average precipitation.
Craiova - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)353540506070655045405050575
Prec.(in)1.41.41.622.42.82.621.81.62222.6
Days66678765557876

On average, there are around 2,160 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Craiova - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours3457991086532

Craiova

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To visit Craiova, you can choose the months of May and September. In summer, sometimes the heat is bearable, while at other times, especially in July and August, it can be intense.