Average Weather in Pieleştí Romania
In Pieleştí, the summers are warm and mostly clear and the winters are very cold, dry, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 24°F to 85°F and is rarely below 12°F or above 94°F.
Based on the beach/pool score, the best time of year to visit Pieleştí for hot-weather activities is from early July to late August.
The hot season lasts for 3.5 months, from May 28 to September 14, with an average daily high temperature above 75°F. The hottest day of the year is July 30, with an average high of 85°F and low of 63°F.
The cold season lasts for 3.5 months, from November 20 to March 4, with an average daily high temperature below 46°F. The coldest day of the year is January 19, with an average low of 24°F and high of 36°F.
Average High and Low Temperature
Average Hourly Temperature
In Pieleştí, 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 Pieleştí begins around June 6 and lasts for 3.6 months, ending around September 25. On July 19, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 85% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 15% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around September 25 and lasts for 8.4 months, ending around June 6. On December 1, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 58% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 42% of the time.
Cloud Cover Categories
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Pieleştí varies throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 2.7 months, from April 26 to July 15, with a greater than 21% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 30% on May 30.
The drier season lasts 9.3 months, from July 15 to April 26. The smallest chance of a wet day is 13% 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 in Pieleştí changes throughout the year.
Rain alone is the most common for 12 months, from January 24 to January 14. The highest chance of a day with rain alone is 30% on May 30.
Snow alone is the most common for 1.4 weeks, from January 14 to January 24. The highest chance of a day with snow alone is 7% on December 29.
Daily Chance of Precipitation
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. Pieleştí experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
The rainy period of the year lasts for 11 months, from February 3 to January 10, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around June 7, with an average total accumulation of 2.0 inches.
The rainless period of the year lasts for 3.4 weeks, from January 10 to February 3. The least rain falls around January 19, with an average total accumulation of 0.5 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall
As with rainfall, we consider the snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Pieleştí experiences some seasonal variation in monthly liquid-equivalent snowfall.
The snowy period of the year lasts for 4.5 months, from November 1 to March 19, 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 5, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.4 inches.
The snowless period of the year lasts for 7.4 months, from March 19 to November 1. The least snow falls around July 27, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.0 inches.
Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall
The length of the day in Pieleştí varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2018, the shortest day is December 22, with 8 hours, 51 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 15 hours, 32 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight
The earliest sunrise is at 5:39 AM on June 15, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 21 minutes later at 8:00 AM on January 2. The earliest sunset is at 4:44 PM on December 10, and the latest sunset is 4 hours, 28 minutes later at 9:12 PM on June 26.
Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Pieleştí during 2018, starting in the spring on March 25, lasting 7.1 months, and ending in the fall on October 28.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time
Pieleştí experiences some seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.
The muggier period of the year lasts for 2.9 months, from June 6 to September 1, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 6% of the time. The muggiest day of the year is July 29, with muggy conditions 23% of the time.
The least muggy day of the year is November 28, when muggy conditions are essentially unheard of.
Humidity Comfort Levels
The average hourly wind speed in Pieleştí experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 4.1 months, from January 6 to May 10, with average wind speeds of more than 7.3 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is March 17, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.4 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 7.9 months, from May 10 to January 6. The calmest day of the year is August 11, with an average hourly wind speed of 6.1 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed
The predominant average hourly wind direction in Pieleştí varies throughout the year.
The wind is most often from the east for 3.5 months, from February 15 to May 31 and for 4.9 months, from July 9 to December 5, with a peak percentage of 51% on October 22. The wind is most often from the west for 1.3 months, from May 31 to July 9 and for 2.4 months, from December 5 to February 15, with a peak percentage of 39% on June 14.
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Pieleştí 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 Pieleştí for general outdoor tourist activities is from late May to late September, with a peak score in the last week of August.
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 Pieleştí for hot-weather activities is from early July to late August, with a peak score in the first week of August.
The growing season in Pieleştí typically lasts for 7.2 months (219 days), from around March 26 to around October 31, rarely starting before March 6 or after April 14, and rarely ending before October 14 or after November 17.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season
Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Pieleştí should appear around April 5, only rarely appearing before March 24 or after April 22.
Growing Degree Days
The brighter period of the year lasts for 3.2 months, from May 13 to August 21, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.1 kWh. The brightest day of the year is July 9, with an average of 7.3 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 3.6 months, from October 30 to February 15, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 2.6 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 15, with an average of 1.4 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Pieleştí are 44.333 deg latitude, 23.950 deg longitude, and 584 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Pieleştí contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 174 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 571 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (581 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,864 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Pieleştí is covered by cropland (88%), within 10 miles by cropland (73%) and artificial surfaces (12%), and within 50 miles by cropland (67%) and trees (19%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Pieleştí, 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 Pieleştí.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Pieleştí 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 Pieleştí is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Pieleştí and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Craiova Airport (98%, 5.1 kilometers, west); Dolna Mitropoliya Air Base (1.1%, 108 kilometers, southeast); and Sibiu International Airport (0.6%, 162 kilometers, north).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .