Average Weather in Văleni-Dâmbovița Romania
In Văleni-Dâmbovița, the summers are comfortable and mostly clear and the winters are freezing, dry, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 19°F to 77°F and is rarely below 6°F or above 85°F.
Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Văleni-Dâmbovița for warm-weather activities is from late June to late August.
The warm season lasts for 3.6 months, from May 26 to September 14, with an average daily high temperature above 68°F. The hottest day of the year is July 31, with an average high of 77°F and low of 56°F.
The cold season lasts for 3.4 months, from November 24 to March 6, with an average daily high temperature below 41°F. The coldest day of the year is January 20, with an average low of 19°F and high of 32°F.
Average High and Low Temperature
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
In Văleni-Dâmbovița, 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 Văleni-Dâmbovița begins around June 15 and lasts for 3.1 months, ending around September 17. On July 24, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 81% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 19% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around September 17 and lasts for 8.9 months, ending around June 15. On February 23, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 56% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 44% of the time.
Cloud Cover Categories
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Văleni-Dâmbovița varies throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 3.6 months, from April 28 to August 16, with a greater than 25% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 37% on June 2.
The drier season lasts 8.4 months, from August 16 to April 28. 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 Văleni-Dâmbovița changes throughout the year.
Rain alone is the most common for 9.9 months, from February 21 to December 19. The highest chance of a day with rain alone is 37% on June 2.
Snow alone is the most common for 2.1 months, from December 19 to February 21. The highest chance of a day with snow alone is 9% on January 14.
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. Văleni-Dâmbovița experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
The rainy period of the year lasts for 9.5 months, from March 5 to December 22, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around June 24, with an average total accumulation of 2.6 inches.
The rainless period of the year lasts for 2.5 months, from December 22 to March 5. The least rain falls around January 19, with an average total accumulation of 0.3 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. Văleni-Dâmbovița experiences some seasonal variation in monthly liquid-equivalent snowfall.
The snowy period of the year lasts for 5.1 months, from November 1 to April 4, 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 22, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.5 inches.
The snowless period of the year lasts for 6.9 months, from April 4 to November 1. The least snow falls around July 25, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.0 inches.
Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall
The length of the day in Văleni-Dâmbovița varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2018, the shortest day is December 22, with 8 hours, 45 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 15 hours, 38 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight
The earliest sunrise is at 5:31 AM on June 16, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 27 minutes later at 7:58 AM on January 2. The earliest sunset is at 4:36 PM on December 10, and the latest sunset is 4 hours, 34 minutes later at 9:10 PM on June 26.
Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Văleni-Dâmbovița 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
The perceived humidity level in Văleni-Dâmbovița, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, staying within 3% of 3% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Văleni-Dâmbovița experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 4.5 months, from December 21 to May 5, with average wind speeds of more than 4.5 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is March 17, with an average hourly wind speed of 5.4 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 7.5 months, from May 5 to December 21. The calmest day of the year is August 12, with an average hourly wind speed of 3.6 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed
The predominant average hourly wind direction in Văleni-Dâmbovița varies throughout the year.
The wind is most often from the east for 1.7 months, from March 30 to May 20 and for 2.1 months, from September 22 to November 24, with a peak percentage of 36% on May 2. The wind is most often from the north for 4.1 months, from May 20 to September 22 and for 4.2 months, from November 24 to March 30, with a peak percentage of 43% on July 7.
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Văleni-Dâmbovița 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 Văleni-Dâmbovița for general outdoor tourist activities is from late June to late August, with a peak score in the first 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 Văleni-Dâmbovița for hot-weather activities is from mid July to mid August, with a peak score in the first week of August.
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.
The growing season in Văleni-Dâmbovița typically lasts for 5.9 months (178 days), from around April 20 to around October 15, rarely starting before March 28 or after May 10, and rarely ending before September 29 or after November 1.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season
Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Văleni-Dâmbovița should appear around April 28, only rarely appearing before April 16 or after May 12.
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 11 to August 21, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 5.8 kWh. The brightest day of the year is July 9, with an average of 6.9 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 3.5 months, from October 30 to February 13, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 2.5 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 24, with an average of 1.4 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Văleni-Dâmbovița are 45.167 deg latitude, 25.183 deg longitude, and 2,057 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Văleni-Dâmbovița contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,266 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,047 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (4,642 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (7,854 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Văleni-Dâmbovița is covered by cropland (64%) and artificial surfaces (24%), within 10 miles by trees (48%) and cropland (31%), and within 50 miles by trees (45%) and cropland (35%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Văleni-Dâmbovița, 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 Văleni-Dâmbovița.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Văleni-Dâmbovița 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 Văleni-Dâmbovița is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Văleni-Dâmbovița and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Henri Coandă International Airport (38%, 97 kilometers, southeast); Sibiu International Airport (38%, 110 kilometers, northwest); and Craiova Airport (25%, 139 kilometers, southwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .