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Budapest in May - Weather, Events, and Tips

May Guide for Budapest Travel


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May Weather in Budapest

  • Average May temperature: 17ºC / 63ºF
  • May average high: 22ºC / 72ºF
  • May average low: 11ºC / 52ºF
May is a gorgeous month to visit Budapest. Rain showers become more frequent, though so warm days can suddenly seem colder if cloudy skies and drizzly weather prevails.

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What to Pack for Budapest in May

Don't forget your umbrella for May travel to Budapest. Wise travelers pack layers that they can shed during the day if the temperature grows warm.

May Holidays and Events in Budapest

May 1 is a public holiday in Hungary.

Palinka is Hungary's beloved fruit brandy. The Budapest Palinka Festival takes place in Budapest in May and features entertainment and hundreds of vendors who sell food and drink.

Tips for Travel to Budapest in May

  • Take advantage of the fine weather and dine outdoors or take a break in your sightseeing and order a glass of Hungarian wine and a snack. Many restaurants offer terrace seating, and you'll be able to people watch and enjoy the European pace of life.

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