Szombathely, where it's located

The climate of Szombathely is continental, with cold winters and warm summers.
The city is located in western Hungary, a short distance from Austria, whose mountains reduce precipitation in winter (because they block the western currents), but increase it in the summer (because they cause thunderstorms).
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of -0.6 °C (31 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 20.6 °C (69 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Szombathely - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)-4-31591214141061-3
Max (°C)36111621242726211683
Min (°F)252734414854575750433427
Max (°F)374352617075817970614637

Precipitation amounts to 590 millimeters (23.2 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 20 mm (0.8 in) in the driest months (January, February) to 80 mm (3.1 in) in the wettest (June). Here is the average precipitation.
Szombathely - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)202030406080707560504535590
Prec.(in)0.80.81.21.62.43.12.832.421.81.423.2
Days446791088767683

On average, there are around 1,890 sunshine hours per year. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Szombathely - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours244678886422

Szombathely

Best Time


In order to avoid both the winter cold and the summer heat, the best times to visit Szombathely are spring and autumn, and in particular, the months of May, June and September: daytime temperatures are pleasant, although it's better to bring a sweater and a jacket for the evening. In July and August, the temperature is usually not too hot, however, there is the risk of some very hot days, which can happen, though more rarely, also in the second half of June and in the first half of September.