Best Time To Visit Budapest - Time To Go To Budapest

Budapest is home to a pleasant, relatively mind and idyllic weather. The temperatures are comfortable and rarely exceed bearable levels. The winters are cold and the winter season is considered to be the off season in the city. The summers are the wettest and the hottest of all seasons. Despite the unpleasant summer climate, tourists flood the city, making the summer season the peak season.  

  • Summer (June-August) – The summers in Budapest are the wettest and the hottest. However, the daytime temperatures are between a comfortable 24 to 27 degrees Celsius, the heavy rainfall can hinder the sightseeing tours and outdoor activities. The summer season see high precipitation levels between 51 to 63mm. The summer season is the peak season as tourists from across the world flood the city. It can be very difficult to find hotels and other accommodations, therefore make sure to book in advance. The summer season also experiences inflated rates that can make the trip expensive.
  • Fall (September-November) – The arrival of the Fall season embarks a significant drop in the heat with the day time falling between 22 to 8 degrees Celsius. There is a significant drop in precipitation levels as well, between 33 to 52mm. The month of November is chilly and experiences heavy rainfall. The fall season is a great time to visit Budapest as most of the summer crowds have left and the town is preparing for the winter season. The rates are relatively cheaper as compared to the peak season and it is easy to find accommodation. This is the best time to look for discounted deals.
  • Winter (December-February) – The winters in Budapest are very cold and snowfall is common. Most of the attractions are shut during the winter season. The day time temperatures during the winter season fall as low as -2 degrees during the peak winters. One can find a plethora of picturesque locations and scenic spots in the city during the winter season. Budapest is cheapest during the winter season and it is easy to find good hotels within the budget.
  • Spring (March-May) – Spring season is a pleasant time in Budapest. The weather starts to get warmer as the day time temperatures rise from 10 degrees Celsius in March to 21 degrees Celsius in May. The city is just waking up from the cold winters and hence the city is very affordable. The summer crowds have not arrived yet, making it easier to find hotels within the budget and possible even bag some discounts and deals.

The best time to visit Budapest would be during the fall season (September to November) and the spring season (March to May). These seasons boast a pleasant climate, cheap rates, readily available accommodation and less crowds, making these seasons a perfect time to visit Budapest.

Climate in Budapest

Know weather for your travel dates:

14-Oct-2018
Today 14 Oct

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Clear throughout the day.

Wind:2.75 m/s

Humidity:47%

Precipitation:0%

  • Mon 15 Oct
    76 | 51

    Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.

  • Tue 16 Oct
    76 | 50

    Mostly cloudy until afternoon.

  • Wed 17 Oct
    73 | 51

    Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.

  • Thu 18 Oct
    75 | 51

    Mostly cloudy until evening.

  • Fri 19 Oct
    69 | 52

    Partly cloudy overnight.

  • Sat 20 Oct
    62 | 43

    Mostly cloudy in the morning.

Month wise Weather in Budapest

Average Temperature in Budapest by month

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  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 23℉

Minimum temperature: 1℉

Maximum temperature: 36℉

Feb

Average temperature: 37℉

Minimum temperature: 25℉

Maximum temperature: 59℉

Mar

Average temperature: 48℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 70℉

Apr

Average temperature: 50℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

May

Average temperature: 61℉

Minimum temperature: 37℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Jun

Average temperature: 70℉

Minimum temperature: 48℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Jul

Average temperature: 70℉

Minimum temperature: 48℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Aug

Average temperature: 72℉

Minimum temperature: 46℉

Maximum temperature: 99℉

Sep

Average temperature: 59℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 86℉

Oct

Average temperature: 52℉

Minimum temperature: 34℉

Maximum temperature: 72℉

Nov

Average temperature: 42℉

Minimum temperature: 27℉

Maximum temperature: 57℉

Dec

Average temperature: 31℉

Minimum temperature: 12℉

Maximum temperature: 50℉

Highest temperature in Budapest is recorded as 98.6℉ in August.

Lowest temperature in Budapest is recorded as 1.4℉ in January.

Average Humidity in Budapest by Month (in %)

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  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 53%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Feb

Average Humidity: 84%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 97%

Mar

Average Humidity: 65%

Minimum Humidity: 46%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Apr

Average Humidity: 65%

Minimum Humidity: 50%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

May

Average Humidity: 68%

Minimum Humidity: 53%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Jun

Average Humidity: 60%

Minimum Humidity: 49%

Maximum Humidity: 76%

Jul

Average Humidity: 63%

Minimum Humidity: 49%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Aug

Average Humidity: 62%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Sep

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Oct

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Nov

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 97%

Dec

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 57%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Most humid month in Budapest is February.

Least humid month in Budapest is June.

Best time to visit Budapest Attractions in October

  • Best time to visit Fishermans Bastion in Budapest
    • Everyday : 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
  • Best time to visit St Stephens Basilica in Budapest
    • Monday - Friday : 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
    • Saturday : 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Sunday : 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Shoes On The Danube Bank in Budapest
    • Everyday : 03:00 PM to 07:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Budapest Pinball Museum in Budapest
    • Monday, Tuesday : Closed
    • Wednesday - Sunday : 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM