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Budapest vs Bucharest Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Budapest, Hungary and Bucharest, Romania is approximately 639 km or 397 mi.
  • To reach Budapest in this distance one would set out from Bucharest bearing 303.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Budapest bearing 298.7° or WNW .
  • Budapest has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Bucharest has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Budapest is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Bucharest is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.6 °C (1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.4 °C (4.3°F) less in Budapest. The continentality subtype is subcontinental for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 32 mm (1.3 in) less which is equivalent to 32 l/m² (0.79 US gal/ft²) or 320,000 l/ha (34,210 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 240 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Budapest. In whichever way circa 0h 39' less per day or about 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3° lower in Budapest than in Bucharest.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.2°C (0.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Budapest relative to Bucharest. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Bucharest vs Budapest.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +-1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) +-2 (-3) +-2 (-3) +0 (0) +-1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) +2 (+0) -4 (0) -5 (0) -9 (0) -9 (0) -19 (-1) -3 (0) -3 (0) +2 (+0) +10 (+0) +5 (+0) -32 (-1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -11) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) -4 ( -13) -9 ( -30) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3)   -27 ( -7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 15' -0h 21' -0h 27' -0h 34' +0h 11' +0h 12' -0h 54' -1h 23' -1h 54' -1h 13' -0h 14' -0h 58'   -0h 39'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 20' -0h 12' -0h 02' +0h 08' +0h 18' +0h 23' +0h 21' +0h 12' +0h 01' -0h 08' -0h 18' -0h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3   -3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -8 -5 -4 -1 +0 +1 +4 +6 -1 -6 -7   -2.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.9 (+2) +0.6 (+1) +0.5 (+1) -0.4 (-1) -0.3 (-1) -0.4 (-1) -0.2 (0) +0.7 (+1) +1.4 (+3) +0.4 (+1) -0.5 (-1) +0.1 (+0) +0.2 (+0)

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