What’s the weather like in Budapest in October?
Temperatures are mild and enjoyable in Budapest in October, with plenty of warm sunshine to enjoy throughout the month. While it isn’t as hot as the summer, autumn is a great time for a holiday to Budapest if you prefer fewer crowds and cooler weather that’s perfect for sightseeing.
Budapest has a continental climate that starts to cool down in October. The weather can be quite unpredictable at times with sunny spells in the morning, followed by a cloudy and wet afternoon. You’ll need to keep a close eye on the forecast and pack for a variety of weather changes, including possible thunderstorms and heavy rainfall. Temperatures remain in the high-teens for most of the month and gradually decrease towards November.
The average temperature is around 16°C with afternoon highs of 19°C. You can expect cooler weather at night with an average low of just 7°C. Cloud coverage is around 80%, which means there’s slightly less sunshine compared to previous months. However, you’ll still have at least ten hours of sunlight to explore the city and make the most out of your time away. Rainfall has decreased since September, lowering to 60mm over 12 days of the month.