The climate of Budapest is a temperate continental type climate, usually relatively dry and especially with cold winters and hot summers.
The differences in seasonal temperatures are quite high, the average maximum temperatures vary between 26 ° C in the summer months at 3 ° C in the month of January, but during July and August there can be maximum temperatures above 30 ° C. The average minimum temperatures vary between 16 ° C in July and August and -2 ° C in January.
The average annual temperature of Budapest is 11.3 ° C while the average annual maximum temperature is 15.3 ° C, the average annual temperature of the minimum temperatures is 7.8 ° C.
The rains are never abundant, but they are well distributed in every month of the year, the rainiest months are those between May and August in addition to the month of November, the months between January and March are the driest. The city has an average rainfall of just over 500 mm per year.
Budapest has less than two thousand hours of sunshine per year and about 78 rainy days. The monthly average of rainy days varies from 5 days in September and October to 8 days in May and June. Snow frequently falls in the city throughout the winter but normally remains on the ground for only a few days.
WHEN TO GO TO BUDAPEST
The best time to visit the city of Budapest are the months with milder temperatures, i.e. spring and summer between May and September.
The climate of Hungary.
Official website of the Weather in Hungary.
THE CLIMATE OF BUDAPEST: CLIMATE TABLES
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