Early April marks the beginning of springtime in Hungary, and the weather tends to be mild. A mix of short and long sleeve tops is best, along with jeans and comfortable walking shoes as staple wardrobe items. Bring a weatherproof jacket as well, as you never know when you’ll be caught in some rainfall.
July is the warmest month in Budapest, Hungary, but you don’t have to worry about melting away in the heat. The average hottest temperature is 26.7 degrees Celsius, or 80.1 degrees Fahrenheit. Pack lots of shorts and sleeveless tops, but don’t forget to bring long pants or a light cardigan in case of unexpected cool breezes. And, of course, sunglasses are essential!
Like springtime, fall is generally mild and comfortable in Hungary. You’ll want to pack light layers, a denim or similar type of jacket, jeans, and some comfortable flats for optimal exploring attire. At the end of autumn, temperatures tend to drop to the point where bringing some warm wool sweaters and a hat and gloves is not a bad idea.
Winters in Hungary can get quite cold, and it’s not typically a heavy tourist season. That being said, there are still several things to do in Budapest in the winter, so if you do choose to plan your trip then, be prepared with a winter coat, boots, and accessories like a scarf, hat, and gloves. Warm layers are key for a winter trip to Hungary – the minimum temperature is -29 degrees Celsius, or -20 degrees Fahrenheit.