Weather Averages for Budapest in December
Averages for Budapest in December
December is the coldest month of the year in Budapest.
During this month, expect very cold weather conditions and a frosty wind. Snowfall is frequent but not that heavy. The days are shortest and the nights are longest at this time.
Budapest is sparklingly beautiful and attractive in December. The aroma of the Christmas Fair is in the air and can be felt everywhere. The city is overcrowded with baked chestnut and hot wine merchants.
If you travel in month of December, pack warm sweaters and waterproof apparel. Since sudden rain showers can come about anytime, take an umbrella with you too.
There are several Christmas festivals in December in Budapest.
The traditional Christmas Market, held on Vörösmarty Square, is one of the festive highlights in Budapest in this month. This is one of the largest events, which adds fuel to the festive season in Budapest.
New Year’s Eve is when festivities reach their zenith. People dance and celebrate the New Year.
On December 30th you can attend a carnival and concert by the 100 member Gypsy Band. On December 31st a masked ball is held at the Opera House.
Even though Budapest is rather grey and cold in winter, you'll find a plethora of activities to try out.