The climate is of moderate continental type, falling into the Mediterranean influences. The average annual temperature ranges between 10-11 Celsius degrees. Average annual rainfall of about 700 mm/m. The average amounts vary: July, 80 mm to 120 mm, and in January between 40 mm and 80 mm. The average annual number of days with snow is 60-120.
The annual average global solar radiation is placed between 100 and 115 kcal/cm²/year. In the period from November to January, total solar radiation amounts do not exceed Valarie 3-5 kcal / cm² / year, and in May and Aug. 14 to 15 kcal/cm²/year.
The general atmospheric circulation is influenced by the Mediterranean cyclone, generating humid atmosphere with high cloudiness, rainfall and persistent local heat.
Air temperature – annual average oscillations are moderate, the average amplitude between 18ºC and 20ºC, annual average temperatures remain around 10°C. July average is distinguished by an average of 22ºC. At the mountain peaks with low altitudes, the air temperature is between 14ºC and 18ºC (Locvei). January average temperature is of great variety, so in the Danube Gorge the monthly average ranges around -1,0ºC, descending almost to -2,0ºC in M. Locva.
The Danube Gorge area is under the influence of air masses from the W and SW. Winds - the area is under the influence of air circulation in W, NW and SW. Annual average speeds will be between 3-4 m/s in the lowlands and more than 10 m/s in mountainous areas.