Budapest in August - Weather, Events, and Tips

August Guide for Budapest Travel

Budapest Parliament Building
••• Budapest Parliament Building. CC BY-NC-ND jaime.silva

Summer is still in full swing in August in Budapest. Many travelers travel to Hungary's capital to take advantage of the warm weather before fall approaches.

  • Average August temperature: 21ºC / 72ºF
  • August average high: 27ºC / 81ºF
  • August average low: 15ºC / 59ºF

What to Pack for Budapest in August

Be sure to pack sunscreen if you plan to sightsee during the day. A light sweater is always handy for cool or rainy evenings.

August Holidays and Events in Budapest

20th of August is St. Stephen's Day, which recognizes one of Hungary's most important historic figures.

The Budapest Summer Festival continues through the month of August on Margaret Island.

Budapest's well-known Sziget Festival, one of Europe's largest music festival, takes place every year in August.

Shop for traditional Hungarian souvenirs and gifts at the annual Festival of Folk Crafts at the Royal Castle.

Tips for Travel to Budapest in August

  • August is one of Budapest's warmest months and a popular time for travelers to visit. Plan your trip well in advance for the most enjoyable experience.