The climate in Budapest during December can be summarized as cool and reasonably dry.
December is in the winter in Budapest and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 4°C (38°F), whilst at night -1°C (30°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||3.6°C 38.4°F|
|Nightly temperature||-1.2°C 29.9°F|
|Average temperature||1.2°C 34.2°F|
|Daily sunshine||1.8 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||44 mm 1.7 ins|
|Rainy days||13 days|
|Sea temperature||11.2°C 52.2°F|
|Windspeed||9.7kph 6 mph|
On average December is the 6th wettest month of the year in Budapest with around 44mm 1.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.8 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Budapest in December 2023.
Best places to visit in December
|Hottest month:||July||26.8°C 80.2°F|
|Driest month:||March||29mm 1.1ins|
|Coldest month:||January||1.5°C 34.7°F|
|Wettest month:||June||66mm 2.6ins|