What is the Weather like in Budapest?
The weather in Budapest is usually warm or cool in spring and autumn and hot in summer. The best time to come to Budapest is May-June or the end of August-September, so some time around late spring and early fall. Even though both spring and autumn are capricious, the weather is absolutely T-shirt time.
Crab Catcher Statue on Margaret Island - Budapest Autumn - photo by Kikasz
Summer can be quite hot (just think of the greenhouse effects of any big city). Hot days in summer in Budapest may interchange with occasional storms. Winters in Budapest are typically cold, windy, unfriendly – except for the first two days of snowing, which is beautiful (and then quickly turns into a slush). But there is always a lot of things going on in Budapest, indoor and outdoor, so there’s no need to worry about lack of superb programs.
Here’s today’s Budapest weather forecast in metric / Celsius. Here’s today’s Budapest weather forecast in Fahrenheit.
So as you can see the weather in Budapest Hungary is changing with the four seasons and primarily shows the characteristics of the temperate zone (influenced by both the Mediterranean and the Oceanic climatic zones). Moreover, the weather is tamed by the surrounding mountains, as Hungary lies right in the Carpathian Basin, which provides protection from extreme weather conditions.