Budapest: March Weather Averages
|Sunshine Hours||9 hrs|
|Chance of Sunny Day||11 %|
|Rainfall days||11 days|
|Chance of Rain||37 %|
|Chance of Cloudy Day||49 %|
|Chance of Windy Day||20 %|
|Chance of Fog Day||14%|
|Chance of Snow Day||11%|
Averages for Budapest in March
March marks the start of spring in Budapest.
The weather turns pleasant during the day, but the nights are still a little chilly with occasional rainfall. The average maximum temperature during day is 10°C and the average minimum temperature is 2°C. The average sunshine hours total 7 per day, with an average rainfall of 11 days per month. The average precipitation amounts to 29 mm during March.
After the chill of winter, the city of Budapest warms up with colorful festivals, events and performances in spring. The weather at this time is pleasant, especially for walking around Budapest’s beautiful heritage sites.
In the remembrance of 1848 revolution, March 15th is observed as a national holiday in Budapest. Parades, official celebrations and other events, including musical and theatrical performances, take place. The whole city is decorated in the three colors of the Hungarian flag (white, red and green).
The colourful spring festival in March attracts a large number of tourists toward Budapest. It is a traditional festival and an important cultural event. Traditional folk arts, crafts, songs and dance performances are an integral part of the festival. The festival always has a central theme. The two-week festival features performances of high quality classical music, orchestra, opera and chamber events.
Other exhibitions of visual arts include modern fine arts work, theatre and dance performances. This festival brings a large number of tourists to Budapest.
Easter is also celebrated along with the spring festival in a traditional way. The Easter festivities last for a week. Easter Egg decoration is an old Hungarian tradition which is still in practice.
Gluttonous Thursday is a great opportunity for tourists to try the best of Hungarian cuisines. All the restaurants give 50% off on their food.