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Average Weather in Turnu Ruieni Romania

In Turnu Ruieni, the summers are warm, the winters are very cold and dry, and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 25°F to 80°F and is rarely below 12°F or above 90°F.

Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Turnu Ruieni for warm-weather activities is from mid June to early September.

Climate Summary

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Temperature

The warm season lasts for 3.4 months, from May 29 to September 12, with an average daily high temperature above 71°F. The hottest day of the year is August 2, with an average high of 80°F and low of 58°F.

The cold season lasts for 3.4 months, from November 24 to March 3, with an average daily high temperature below 44°F. The coldest day of the year is January 19, with an average low of 25°F and high of 36°F.

Average High and Low Temperature

The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature

Average Hourly Temperature in Turnu RuieniJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM4 AM8 AM12 PM4 PM8 PM12 AMNowNowfreezingfreezingvery coldvery coldcoldcoldcoolcomfortablewarmfreezingfreezing
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Rainelle, West Virginia, United States (4,966 miles away) is the far-away foreign place with temperatures most similar to Turnu Ruieni (view comparison).

Clouds

In Turnu Ruieni, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Turnu Ruieni begins around June 8 and lasts for 3.3 months, ending around September 17. On July 19, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 76% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 24% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around September 17 and lasts for 8.7 months, ending around June 8. On December 26, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 63% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 37% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories

Cloud Cover Categories in Turnu RuieniclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Jul 1976%Jul 1976%Dec 2637%Dec 2637%Jun 856%Jun 856%Sep 1757%Sep 1757%NowNowclearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercastmostly clear
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.

Precipitation

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Turnu Ruieni varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 3.4 months, from April 9 to July 23, with a greater than 26% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 35% on June 12.

The drier season lasts 8.6 months, from July 23 to April 9. The smallest chance of a wet day is 17% on January 23.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 35% on June 12.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Turnu RuieniwetdrydryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Jun 1235%Jun 1235%Jan 2317%Jan 2317%Apr 926%Apr 926%Jul 2326%Jul 2326%NowNowrainsnow
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Turnu Ruieni experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

Rain falls throughout the year in Turnu Ruieni. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around June 7, with an average total accumulation of 2.6 inches.

The least rain falls around February 2, with an average total accumulation of 0.7 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall

Average Monthly Rainfall in Turnu RuieniJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in1 in2 in3 in4 in5 inJun 72.6 inJun 72.6 inFeb 20.7 inFeb 20.7 inNowNow
The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall.

Snowfall

We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. Colder, drier snow tends to be on the higher end of that range and warmer, wetter snow on the lower end.

As with rainfall, we consider the snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Turnu Ruieni experiences some seasonal variation in monthly liquid-equivalent snowfall.

The snowy period of the year lasts for 3.9 months, from November 20 to March 15, with a sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall of at least 0.1 inches. The most snow falls during the 31 days centered around January 25, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.4 inches.

The snowless period of the year lasts for 8.1 months, from March 15 to November 20. The least snow falls around July 18, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.0 inches.

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall in Turnu RuienisnowsnowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 in0.5 in1.0 in1.5 in2.0 in2.5 inJan 250.4 inJan 250.4 inJul 180.0 inJul 180.0 inNov 200.1 inNov 200.1 inMar 150.1 inMar 150.1 inNowNow
The average liquid-equivalent snowfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average rainfall.

Sun

The length of the day in Turnu Ruieni varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2020, the shortest day is December 21, with 8 hours, 43 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 15 hours, 40 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Turnu RuieniJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 7 minMar 2012 hr, 7 minMar 2015 hr, 40 minJun 2115 hr, 40 minJun 2112 hr, 10 minSep 2212 hr, 10 minSep 228 hr, 43 minDec 218 hr, 43 minDec 21nightnightday
The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise is at 5:41 AM on June 15, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 29 minutes later at 8:10 AM on January 2. The earliest sunset is at 4:47 PM on December 9, and the latest sunset is 4 hours, 36 minutes later at 9:23 PM on June 26.

Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Turnu Ruieni during 2020, starting in the spring on March 29, lasting 6.9 months, and ending in the fall on October 25.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in Turnu RuieniJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 155:41 AMJun 155:41 AM9:23 PMJun 269:23 PMJun 26Dec 94:47 PMDec 94:47 PM8:10 AMJan 28:10 AMJan 2Mar 29DSTMar 29DSTDSTOct 25DSTOct 25daynightnightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunsetNowNow
The solar day over the course of the year 2020. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray. The transitions to and from daylight saving time are indicated by the 'DST' labels.

Humidity

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

Turnu Ruieni experiences some seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.

The muggier period of the year lasts for 2.7 months, from June 7 to August 28, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 3% of the time. The muggiest day of the year is July 27, with muggy conditions 14% of the time.

The least muggy day of the year is February 27, when muggy conditions are essentially unheard of.

Humidity Comfort Levels

Humidity Comfort Levels in Turnu RuienimuggyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Feb 270%Feb 270%Jul 2714%Jul 2714%Jun 73%Jun 73%Aug 283%Aug 283%humidhumidcomfortablecomfortabledrydrymuggymuggy
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.

Wind

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Turnu Ruieni experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 3.9 months, from January 4 to April 30, with average wind speeds of more than 5.8 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is March 2, with an average hourly wind speed of 6.9 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 8.2 months, from April 30 to January 4. The calmest day of the year is August 9, with an average hourly wind speed of 4.7 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed

Average Wind Speed in Turnu RuieniwindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph2 mph4 mph6 mph8 mph10 mph12 mphMar 26.9 mphMar 26.9 mphAug 94.7 mphAug 94.7 mphApr 305.8 mphApr 305.8 mphNowNow
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Turnu Ruieni varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the west for 1.9 months, from May 26 to July 23, with a peak percentage of 36% on June 27. The wind is most often from the north for 3.0 weeks, from July 23 to August 13, with a peak percentage of 31% on July 29. The wind is most often from the south for 9.4 months, from August 13 to May 26, with a peak percentage of 33% on January 1.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction in Turnu RuieniSWNSJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowwestsouthnortheast
northeastsouthwest
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Best Time of Year to Visit

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Turnu Ruieni throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Turnu Ruieni for general outdoor tourist activities is from mid June to early September, with a peak score in the second week of August.

Tourism Score

Tourism Score in Turnu Ruienibest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec02468107.37.30.10.1NowNow precipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperaturetourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Turnu Ruieni for hot-weather activities is from mid July to mid August, with a peak score in the first week of August.

Beach/Pool Score

Beach/Pool Score in Turnu RuieniJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec02468105.95.90.00.0NowNow precipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperaturebeach/pool score
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Growing Season

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

The growing season in Turnu Ruieni typically lasts for 6.3 months (192 days), from around April 10 to around October 19, rarely starting before March 18 or after May 1, and rarely ending before October 1 or after November 6.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Turnu Ruienigrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%50%Apr 1050%Apr 1050%Oct 1950%Oct 1990%May 190%May 190%Oct 190%Oct 110%Mar 1810%Mar 1810%Nov 610%Nov 60%Feb 10%Feb 1Jul 19100%Jul 19100%NowNowfreezingvery coldcoldcoolcomfortablewarmhot
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Turnu Ruieni should appear around April 13, only rarely appearing before March 31 or after April 28.

Growing Degree Days

The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Solar Energy

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 3.2 months, from May 14 to August 20, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 5.8 kWh. The brightest day of the year is July 6, with an average of 7.0 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 3.6 months, from October 28 to February 15, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 2.4 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 26, with an average of 1.3 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Turnu RuienibrightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh1 kWh2 kWh3 kWh4 kWh5 kWh6 kWh7 kWh8 kWh9 kWhJul 67.0 kWhJul 67.0 kWhDec 261.3 kWhDec 261.3 kWhMay 145.8 kWhMay 145.8 kWhAug 205.8 kWhAug 205.8 kWhOct 282.4 kWhOct 282.4 kWhFeb 152.4 kWhFeb 152.4 kWhNowNow
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Topography

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Turnu Ruieni are 45.391 deg latitude, 22.336 deg longitude, and 1,234 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Turnu Ruieni contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,421 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,240 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (5,344 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (7,933 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Turnu Ruieni is covered by cropland (46%) and trees (46%), within 10 miles by trees (54%) and cropland (28%), and within 50 miles by trees (55%) and cropland (24%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Turnu Ruieni, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

There are 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Turnu Ruieni.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Turnu Ruieni according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.

The estimated value at Turnu Ruieni is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Turnu Ruieni and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Caransebeş Airport (95%, 7 kilometers, northwest); Sibiu International Airport (2.7%, 144 kilometers, east); and Craiova Airport (2.1%, 171 kilometers, southeast).

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

Disclaimer

The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data is prone to errors, outages, and other defects. We assume no responsibility for any decisions made on the basis of the content presented on this site.

We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

We further caution that our travel scores are only as good as the data that underpin them, that weather conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable, and that the definition of the scores reflects a particular set of preferences that may not agree with those of any particular reader.