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Budapest Climate by Month

The graphs below provide an overview of the climate in Budapest (Pest), Hungary. They present long-term patterns and averages of weather conditions over a 30-year period.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year.

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc.

Forecast for Budapest

Fri   Jul 19
33°C | 20°C
NE 7 km/h
almost clear and no rain

almost clear and no rain

Sat   Jul 20
31°C | 20°C
NE 7 km/h
broken clouds and no rain

broken clouds and no rain

Sun   Jul 21
31°C | 20°C
N 7 km/h
0.2 mm
partly cloudy and  chance of slight rain

partly cloudy and chance of slight rain

The best time of year to visit Budapest in Hungary

The climate in Budapest is characterized by warm, sunny summers and short, cold winters. The average summer temperature is around 28°C. Surprisingly, Budapest's average sunshine hours surpass those of most European capitals. From April to September, Budapest enjoys exceptionally high levels of sunshine, comparable to cities like Barcelona. Rainfall in Budapest is quite evenly spread throughout the year and is not excessively high.

During the months of May and September you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20°C and 26°C.

Other facts from our historical weather data:

  • Which is the warmest month in Budapest?
    August has an average maximum temperature of 29°C and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Budapest?
    The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 4°C.
  • Which is the wettest month in Budapest?
    June tops the wettest month list with 73 mm of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Budapest?
    January is the driest month with 39 mm of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Budapest?
    July is the sunniest month with an average of 279 hours of sunshine.

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