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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Budapest, Hungary

A scenic aerial view of the majestic Buda Castle Royal Palace in Budapest, Hungary, with a view of the Szecheny Chain Bridge and the rest of the vast city
A scenic aerial view of the majestic Buda Castle Royal Palace in Budapest, Hungary, with a view of the Szecheny Chain Bridge and the rest of the vast city
Winter in Budapest is dull, cold, and characterized by frostbiting winds. The most familiar form of precipitation occurs in the way of snow with slightly fewer than 40.6mm (1.6") of rainfall. Temperatures are at a freezing point with the night temperature below -1°C (30.2°F) and day temperatures are not exceeding 3°C (37.4°F). Frost is a familiar occurrence in December.
Sunlight hours are between 7 to 8 hours and are significantly influenced by the intense cloud coverage resulting in longer nights and shorter days.
December may not be an excellent time to visit the city. However, the city is still magical and bustling with activities as the locals prepare for the Christmas festivals.

What is the temperature in December in Budapest?

In December, the average high-temperature is 4°C (39.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 0°C (32°F).

What is the most humid month in Budapest?

With an average relative humidity of 80%, December is the most humid month in Budapest.

What is the average humidity in December in Budapest?

The average relative humidity in December in Budapest, Hungary, is 80%.

How much does it rain in Budapest in December?

In Budapest, in December, it is raining for 7 days, with typically 43mm (1.7") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Budapest?

With an average of 8.5h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Budapest, Hungary.

How many hours of daylight does Budapest have in December?

The average length of the day in December in Budapest is 8.5h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Budapest?

The month with the least sunshine in Budapest is December, with an average of 1.7h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Budapest have in December?

In December, the average sunshine is 1.7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Budapest?

Months with the lowest UV index in Budapest, Hungary, are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index reading in December in Budapest?

In December, the average daily maximum UV index in Budapest, Hungary, is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Budapest, Hungary
  • Average high temperature in December: 4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (26.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (2.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 0°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (16.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-1.6°C).

Average humidity in December - Budapest, Hungary
  • Average humidity in December: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and July (59%).

Average rainfall in December - Budapest, Hungary
  • Average rainfall in December: 43mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (63mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (29mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Budapest, Hungary
  • Average rainfall days in December: 7 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May and June (8 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (5 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Budapest, Hungary
  • Average daylight in December: 8.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.5h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 1.7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 8.7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.7h).

Average UV index in December - Budapest, Hungary
  • Average UV index in December: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).