Budapest
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Budapest

The best time to visit in Budapest in Hungary is from May until September, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Budapest is 28°C in July and the lowest is 2°C in January.

Budapest has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Budapest or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Budapest by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 2 4 11 18 22 25 28 28 23 16 10 3
Precipitation (mm) 29 30 24 16 29 26 22 13 16 19 27 26



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14 day weather forecast Budapest

The weather for Budapest will be 1° till 6° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Monday
24 january
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-1°C
-5°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
ZW
0 cm
1
Tuesday
25 january
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1°C
-6°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
ZZO
0 cm
1
Wednesday
26 january
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3°C
-4°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
OZO
0 cm
1
Thursday
27 january
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4°C
0°C
0.1 mm
20%
3 Bft
WNW
0 cm
1
Friday
28 january
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6°C
1°C
0.1 mm
20%
5 Bft
WNW
0 cm
1
Saturday
29 january
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4°C
0°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
NW
0 cm
1
Sunday
30 january
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4°C
0°C
1.6 mm
70%
5 Bft
WNW
1.7 cm
1
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Monday
31 january
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4°C
1°C
1.1 mm
55%
4 Bft
W
0.8 cm
1
Tuesday
1 february
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2°C
-1°C
2.3 mm
55%
5 Bft
WNW
0.1 cm
1
Wednesday
2 february
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2°C
-2°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
NW
0 cm
1
Thursday
3 february
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2°C
-2°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
NW
0 cm
1
Friday
4 february
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6°C
1°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
NW
0 cm
1
Saturday
5 february
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6°C
3°C
0.1 mm
20%
4 Bft
NW
0 cm
1
Sunday
6 february
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3°C
1°C
0.3 mm
15%
3 Bft
WNW
0 cm
1

Climate Budapest

Budapest has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Budapest is 16° degrees and there is about 277 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 220 days a year with an average humidity of 70% and an UV-index of 4.

Climate table of Budapest

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 2 4 11 18 22 25 28 28 23 16 10 3
Night temp. (°C) -3 -1 3 7 11 14 16 17 13 8 4 -1
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 29 30 24 16 29 26 22 13 16 19 27 26
Days with rain 10 9 10 11 13 11 10 6 7 8 9 10
Days with snow 9 7 2 - - - - - - - 1 4
Dry days 12 12 19 19 18 19 21 25 23 23 20 17
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 4 7 10 11 11 12 12 9 6 5 5
Wind force (Bft) 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 3 3 5 5 6 6 5 4 3 2 2

Budapest weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Budapest? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Budapest?

Budapest is located in Hungary. It lies in a straight line at 902 miles from London.

The coordinates of Budapest are:

  • Latitude: 47.5
  • Longitude: 19.083333

The GPS coordinates are 47° 30' N, 19° 4' E

How long is the flight to Budapest?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Budapest is approximately 2 h. 30 min.

What are the nearest airports to Budapest?

These are the airports closests to Budapest:

  • Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport (10 mi) — Budapest
  • Sliač Airport (79 mi) — Sliač
  • M. R. Štefánik Airport (98 mi) — Bratislava

How many inhabitants are there in Budapest?

Budapest has approximately 1,679,000 inhabitants.

How big is Budapest?

The area of Budapest is around 7,007 mi².

What is the currency of Budapest?

In Budapest the Hungarian forint (HUF) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 24 January 2022

  • 1 British pound = 401.02 Hungarian forint
  • 1 Hungarian forint = 0.002 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 40,102.03 Hungarian forint
  • 100 Hungarian forint = 0.25 British pound

What is the area code of Budapest?

The area code to call Budapest is +36.