Romania’s extreme conditions: from Danube-freezing winters to 42C summers
Country’s inland coastline along the Black Sea enjoys milder weather and its resorts are popular destinations
Like other countries in south-east Europe, Romania has a temperate continental climate, with very warm summers and cold, snowy winters.
In the capital, Bucharest, summer temperatures regularly reach the mid-30s, while in winter they drop well below zero. Springs are short – the shift between winter and summer taking place rapidly between mid-April and mid-May.