Hungary weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Hungary

The best time to visit 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 Hungary is 28°C in July and the lowest is 2°C in January.

Hungary has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Hungary 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 Hungary 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
Climate data from city: Budapest

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14 day weather forecast Hungary

The weather for in Hungary will be 29° till 11° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Hungary is based on the weather conditions in the city of Budapest.

Weather forecast this week

Thursday 16 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
22°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Friday 17 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
17°
12.1 mm 80% 3 m/s 2
Saturday 18 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
15°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 3
Sunday 19 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
14°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 5
Monday 20 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
11°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 5
Tuesday 21 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 4
Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
10°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4

Weather forecast next week

Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
12°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
14°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
12°
0.1 mm 20% 3 m/s 4
Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
6.1 mm 85% 5 m/s 1
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
41.1 mm 100% 4 m/s 1
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
14.9 mm 95% 4 m/s 0
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
0.5 mm 35% 2 m/s 0

Climate Hungary

Hungary has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Hungary 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 Hungary

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
Climate data from city: Budapest

Hungary weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Hungary? 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 Hungary?

Hungary lies in a straight line about 9,017 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Budapest). By car the distance is 13,802 km. You are on your way 180 hours and 40 minutes without delay.

How long is the flight to Hungary?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Hungary is approximately 12 h. 30 min.

What are the largest airports in Hungary?

These are the largest airports in Hungary:

  • Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport – Budapest
  • Debrecen International Airport – Debrecen
  • Sármellék International Airport – Sármellék

How many inhabitants are there in Hungary?

Hungary has approximately 9,771,000 inhabitants.

How big is Hungary?

The area of Hungary is around 93,030 km². It is 13x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Hungary?

The capital of Hungary is Budapest.

What is the currency of Hungary?

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

Exchange rates on 16 September 2021

  • 1 Hungarian forint = 19.62 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.051 Hungarian forint
  • 10 Hungarian forint = 196.19 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 0.51 Hungarian forint
  • 100 Hungarian forint = 1,961.86 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 5.10 Hungarian forint

What is the area code of Hungary?

The area code to call Hungary is +36.