Budapest
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May 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
May sees sunnier and warmer days with constant rain and open skies. Precipitation in May stands at 71.1mm (2.8") of rain and takes place in the form of thunderstorms and light rain. The length of days extends up to 14.5 hours of daylight, and cloud coverage drops from 76% to 70% resulting in more sunshine of 12 hours per day. During the day, temperature climb to a high of 21°C (69.8°F), while at night dive to a chilly 11°C (51.8°F).
There are a lot of entertaining activities one can enjoy in May, such as the Palinka festival or cruising to Margaret island.

What is the temperature in May in Budapest?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 21.9°C (71.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 12.1°C (53.8°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Budapest?

In May, the average relative humidity in Budapest, Hungary, is 61%.

How much does it rain in Budapest in May?

In May, in Budapest, Hungary, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout May, 62mm (2.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in May in Budapest?

The average length of the day in May in Budapest is 15.1h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Budapest?

In May, the average sunshine in Budapest is 7.5h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Budapest?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Budapest is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Budapest, Hungary
  • Average high temperature in May: 21.9°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 May: 12.1°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 May - Budapest, Hungary
  • Average humidity in May: 61%

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

Average rainfall in May - Budapest, Hungary
  • Average rainfall in May: 62mm

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

Average rainfall days in May - Budapest, Hungary
  • Average rainfall days in May: 8 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 May / Average sunshine in May - Budapest, Hungary
  • Average daylight in May: 15.1h

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 May: 7.5h

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 May - Budapest, Hungary
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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).