Average Weather in Vădăstriţa Romania
In Vădăstriţa, 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 88°F and is rarely below 11°F or above 97°F.
Based on the beach/pool score, the best time of year to visit Vădăstriţa for hot-weather activities is from late June to late August.
The hot season lasts for 3.6 months, from May 26 to September 15, with an average daily high temperature above 78°F. The hottest day of the year is July 30, with an average high of 88°F and low of 64°F.
The cold season lasts for 3.3 months, from November 22 to March 1, with an average daily high temperature below 47°F. The coldest day of the year is January 20, with an average low of 24°F and high of 38°F.
Average High and Low Temperature
Average Hourly Temperature
In Vădăstriţa, 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 Vădăstriţa begins around June 6 and lasts for 3.7 months, ending around September 26. On July 21, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 86% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 14% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around September 26 and lasts for 8.3 months, ending around June 6. On December 8, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 59% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 41% 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 Vădăstriţa varies throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 1.9 months, from May 6 to July 3, with a greater than 21% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 31% on June 3.
The drier season lasts 10 months, from July 3 to May 6. The smallest chance of a wet day is 12% 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 Vădăstriţa changes throughout the year.
Rain alone is the most common for 12 months, from January 28 to January 17. The highest chance of a day with rain alone is 31% on June 3.
Snow alone is the most common for 1.6 weeks, from January 17 to January 28. The highest chance of a day with snow alone is 6% on December 30.
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. Vădăstriţa experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
The rainy period of the year lasts for 11 months, from February 4 to January 9, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around June 8, with an average total accumulation of 2.0 inches.
The rainless period of the year lasts for 3.8 weeks, from January 9 to February 4. The least rain falls around January 20, with an average total accumulation of 0.5 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall
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. Vădăstriţa experiences some seasonal variation in monthly liquid-equivalent snowfall.
The snowy period of the year lasts for 4.3 months, from November 4 to March 14, 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 7, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.4 inches.
The snowless period of the year lasts for 7.7 months, from March 14 to November 4. 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 Vădăstriţa varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2017, the shortest day is December 21, with 8 hours, 54 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 15 hours, 28 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, 17 minutes later at 7:56 AM on January 2. The earliest sunset is at 4:45 PM on December 9, and the latest sunset is 4 hours, 24 minutes later at 9:09 PM on June 26.
Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Vădăstriţa during 2017, starting in the spring on March 26, lasting 7.1 months, and ending in the fall on October 29.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time
Vădăstriţa experiences some seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.
The muggier period of the year lasts for 3.2 months, from May 31 to September 6, 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 February 12, when muggy conditions are essentially unheard of.
Humidity Comfort Levels
The average hourly wind speed in Vădăstriţa experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 5.8 months, from November 8 to May 2, with average wind speeds of more than 7.5 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is March 8, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.7 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 6.2 months, from May 2 to November 8. The calmest day of the year is August 12, with an average hourly wind speed of 6.3 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed
The predominant average hourly wind direction in Vădăstriţa varies throughout the year.
The wind is most often from the east for 1.1 months, from April 15 to May 19 and for 3.9 months, from July 23 to November 19, with a peak percentage of 46% on October 15. The wind is most often from the west for 2.1 months, from May 19 to July 23 and for 4.9 months, from November 19 to April 15, with a peak percentage of 45% on June 14.
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Vădăstriţa 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 times of year to visit Vădăstriţa for general outdoor tourist activities are from mid May to late July and from early August to late September, with a peak score in the second week of September.
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 Vădăstriţa for hot-weather activities is from late June to late August, with a peak score in the first week of August.
The growing season in Vădăstriţa typically lasts for 7.3 months (222 days), from around March 25 to around November 2, rarely starting before March 5 or after April 12, and rarely ending before October 17 or after November 21.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season
Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Vădăstriţa should appear around March 29, only rarely appearing before March 13 or after April 15.
Growing Degree Days
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 3.3 months, from May 13 to August 21, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.2 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 3.5 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 16, with an average of 1.5 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Vădăstriţa are 43.850 deg latitude, 24.333 deg longitude, and 243 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Vădăstriţa contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 161 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 241 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (335 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,788 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Vădăstriţa is covered by cropland (84%) and artificial surfaces (12%), within 10 miles by cropland (84%), and within 50 miles by cropland (75%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Vădăstriţa, 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 Vădăstriţa.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Vădăstriţa 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 Vădăstriţa is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Vădăstriţa and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Dolna Mitropoliya Air Base (55%, 47 kilometers, south); Craiova Airport (34%, 63 kilometers, northwest); and Ruse Airport (12%, 130 kilometers, east).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .