Budapest Climate & Temperature
- Budapest, Hungary is at 47°30'N, 19°0'E, 130 m (427 ft). See map.
- Budapest has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
- According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Budapest is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
- The average annual temperature is 11.2 degrees Celsius (52.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
- Average monthly temperatures vary by 22 °C (39.6°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental.
- In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 3.6°C (38.5°F) on average falling to -1.2°C (29.8°F) overnight.
- In spring time temperatures climb reaching 16.6°C (61.8°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 7.4°C (45.3°F).
- During summer average high temperatures are 26.3°C (79.3°F) and average low temperatures are 15.8°C (60.4°F).
- Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 15.8°C (60.5°F) during the day and lows of 7.9°C (46.2°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
- Total annual Precipitation averages 563 mm (22.2 inches) which is equivalent to 563 Litres/m² (13.81 Gallons/ft²).
- On average there are 1988 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
- If you were to burrow down through the Earth from Budapest you would come out nearest to the climate station at Aramoana, New Zealand (Warm temperate thorn steppe biome).
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