Hungary lies in the middle of Europe, in the
Carpathian Basin since its foundation, which 1100 th anniversary was
celebrated in 1996.
one of the most important tourist destinations in Central and Eastern
Europe welcoming more than 1 million visitors each year.
is the political, administrative, economic, scientific, and cultural
centre of the country. Budapest is often called as Paris of Middle and
Eastern Europe .
Climate and weather in Budapest
has a temperate continental climate. There are substantial differences
among the average temperatures of the four seasons. Usually January is
the coldest, while the hottest months are July and August in Hungary.
has a transitional climate that is influenced by the weather of the
Transdanubian region (mild and rainy) and the weather of the Great
temperature fluctuation is quite high. The annual average mean
temperature is 9.7 °C in the whole of the country and 11.2°C in
Budapest. The mean temperature in the hottest month, July, is 20.0 °C,
in the coldest month, January, 2.1 °C. On a hot summer day temperatures
may reach 33- 38°C, while in cold winters temperature may drop to -25.0
Spring starts in early April
in Budapest and is accompanied by lots of showers. The summers are dry
and warm. Autumns are cool, foggy and rainy. Winters are relatively
short, moderately cold and usually dry, but sometimes brilliant sunny.
The little snow the city gets usually disappears after a few days.
yearly rainfall is about 617 mm that consist of two stronger (early
summer and autumn) and two dryer periods (middle of winter and early
Sunny hours/year in Budapest : 1853 hours.
Attractions in Budapest
Budapest is very rich in historical buildings and monuments.