What’s the weather like in Budapest in December?
If you don’t mind the snow and cool temperatures, December is a beautiful time to visit Budapest. Weather conditions are cold with the potential for frost in the night and early morning, but there’s still lots of sunlight to enjoy each day of the month.
Budapest weather in December is very cold with some light snowfall towards the end of the month. The continental climate is characterised by this type of weather, so it shouldn’t be much of a surprise that the region also experiences some rainfall over the month. Winds blowing in from the west contribute to the temperature variations throughout the day with cold days and below freezing nights.
The average temperature is around 1°C, which is very cold and gradually decreases to just -1°C at night. Pack plenty of warm jumpers and an umbrella for your visit in December as the city also experiences 40mm of rainfall over 12 days. The sun shines for seven hours per day which is due to the increase in cloud coverage seen over the winter months.