Best time to visit Hungary

Buried deep in Central Europe, far from the influence of the sea, Hungary has a settled climate with hot summers and cold, snowy winters.

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Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Hungary. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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When is the best time to visit Hungary?

The best time to visit Hungary (Budapest) is July based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 2°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Hungary (Budapest)2
  • 5°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Hungary (Budapest)5
  • 11°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Hungary (Budapest)11
  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Hungary (Budapest)17
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Hungary (Budapest)22
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Hungary (Budapest)25
  • 27°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Hungary (Budapest)27
  • 27°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Hungary (Budapest)27
  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Hungary (Budapest)23
  • 16°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Hungary (Budapest)16
  • 8°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Hungary (Budapest)8
  • 3°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Hungary (Budapest)3

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The weather guide for Hungary (Budapest) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Hungary weather overview

Spring and early summer in Hungary are the most unsettled periods of the year when temperatures can rise or fall sharply from day to day, rain is heavy, and there are frequent thunderstorms.

Summers in Hungary are generally sunny and hot but sudden rain showers can occur at any time of the year.

What to pack for Hungary weather

Light clothing is suitable for the summer months in Hungary. In autumn and spring, prepare to be adaptable with a combination of light and warm clothing plus rainwear.

Take warm clothes, a scarf and sturdy boots to combat the winter snows, fog and icy winds.

Which is the hottest month in Hungary?

The hottest time of year in Budapest, Hungary is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 27°C with low heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Hungary?

In terms of rainfall, June is usually the wettest month in Budapest, Hungary with 66mm on average. There are normally 13 days in June with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Hungary?

The sunniest time of year in Budapest, Hungary is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 57% of daylight hours; that's 9 hours of sunshine per day.

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