Weather Averages for Budapest in August
Averages for Budapest in August
Budapest in August is as humid and hot as July. Since it is carnival season, festivals are occurring all over Budapest.
The average temperature is 21°C, rising as high as 26°C and as low as 15°C.
Average humidity for Budapest is 60.5% and sunshine hours are 11 per day.
The average rainfall is 51 mm over 9 days.
Pack clothes that are light and suitable for summer. You can set off with shorts or skirts. Take hats and sunglasses to shield your eyes from the scorching sun. It’s important to make sure that you drink plenty of water to keep yourself hydrated in the heat too.
Multitudinous festivals are lined up for your enjoyment during this month.
20th August is St Stephen's Day. Innumerable programs for both locals and tourists to enjoy all day are put on, designed particularly for families and children. There are a number of festivals occurring on this day, including the Bread Festival, the Wheel Festival, the Red Bull Air Race, and fireworks shows.
The Jewish Summer Festival starts from 26th August, affording you a great opportunity to learn about Judaism.
The Festival of Folk Arts in Budapest Castle District starts from 19th August and goes on until the 22nd August. Here, you can learn woodcarving, embroidery, musical instrument design and even weaving from the workshops. For children they have arranged puppet shows and storytelling.
Budapest Parade, Beer Festival in Buda Castle, and Sziget Festival are also held in August.