Best Time for Danube River Cruises

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Danube River Cruises. We created climate tables and charts for the locations of Vienna, Passau und Budapest. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Danube River Cruises for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol -4 °C to 27 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 1.144.65 in (5 – 13 Days of Rain)
Average Annual Temperature is between 9 °C (Passau) and 10.7 °C (Budapest)
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Best Time to Visit Danube River Cruises: Overview

JanuaryJan
MaximumMax. 2 °C
FebruaryFeb
MaximumMax. 5 °C
MarchMar
MaximumMax. 11 °C
AprilApr
TemperaturesTemp. up to 16 °C
MayMay
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OctoberOct
TemperaturesTemp. up to 16 °C
NovemberNov
MaximumMax. 8 °C
DecemberDec
MaximumMax. 4 °C

Best Time to Visit the Regions

Find the best time to visit the regions (Danube River Cruises) in the following overview.

LocationBest Time to Travel
ViennaMay, June, July, August, and September
PassauMay, June, July, August, and September
BudapestMay, June, July, August, and September

Climate Charts Danube River Cruises

In the following, you will find climate charts for the regions.

Furthermore, there are some charts you can use for quick comparison of climate between the regions.

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Vienna

Climate Chart Vienna
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Passau

Climate Chart Passau
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Budapest

Climate Chart Budapest
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Day Temperatures

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Night Temperatures

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Average Temperatures

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Precipitation

Hours of Sunshine per Day

Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Tables Danube River Cruises

In the following, you will find some climate tables for Danube River Cruises, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, and Hours of Sunshine.
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Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Vienna (Danube River Cruises)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature15°20°23°25°24°21°14°
Night Temperature-3°-1°11°14°16°15°12°-0°
Precipitation (inch)1.51.651.612.012.42.912.482.281.771.611.971.69
Rainy days887789987688
Hours of Sunshine234677876422
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Vienna is 10.4 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: July (20.5 °C)
Coldest month: January (-0.6 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 23.9 inch on 93 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: January, February, March, November, and December

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, July is the sunniest month with an average of 7.9 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Passau (Danube River Cruises)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature14°19°22°24°23°19°13°
Night Temperature-4°-3°12°14°14°10°-2°
Precipitation (inch)2.42.22.831.693.393.274.653.622.762.522.282.56
Rainy days1191181211131099912
Hours of Sunshine235778776422
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Passau is 9 °C.

Warmest month: July (18.7 °C)
Coldest month: January (-1.5 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 34.17 inch on 124 rainy days

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: January, February, March, April, November, and December

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, June is the sunniest month with an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Budapest (Danube River Cruises)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature10°16°21°24°27°26°22°16°
Night Temperature-4°-2°11°14°15°15°12°-2°
Precipitation (inch)1.261.221.141.52.172.482.052.011.571.32.051.57
Rainy days766688765577
Hours of Sunshine224677986542
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The annual average temperature in Budapest is 10.7 °C.

Warmest month: July (21 °C)
Coldest month: January (-1.4 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 20.31 inch on 78 rainy days

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: January, February, March, November, and December

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, July is the sunniest month with an average of 9 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day on average.

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Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Vienna (Station Kaisermühlen)
broken clouds     broken clouds, -1.3 °C
Clouds: 75 %       Wind: 7 mph NNW
Air Pressure: 1029 hPa       Humidity: 68 %
Last updated: 18th Nov 2018, 05:00 am
The next days …
18th Nov 201819th Nov 201820th Nov 201821st Nov 201822nd Nov 201823rd Nov 2018
light snow-4 °C to 3 °Csnow-3 °C to 1 °Csnow-1 °C to 1 °Clight snow-7 °C to -1 °Csky is clear-2 °C to 2 °Csky is clear-2 °C to 2 °C
-4 °C to 3 °C-3 °C to 1 °C-1 °C to 1 °C-7 °C to -1 °C-2 °C to 2 °C-2 °C to 2 °C
Clouds: 36 %Clouds: 88 %Clouds: 92 %Clouds: 56 %Clouds: 91 %Clouds: 73 %
0 in of snow0.06 in of snow0.07 in of rain0.01 in of snow0.06 in of rain0.02 in of rain
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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Cruises: Regions

Danube River Cruises is part of the holiday destination Cruises. We analyzed the climate for additional regions, in order to provide you with information about the best time to visit and the expected holiday weather:

Danube River Cruises: Experiences of our Visitors

There are 3 reviews for Danube River Cruises holiday already. Average rating is 3.3 of 5 stars.
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    Uwe, 85 years old was there in March

    Too cool for the season. But only twice short rain For hiking ok

    Weather Rating: 4 stars – Good

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    Jürgen, 79 years old was there in August

    almost all sunny, occasionally cloudy, heavy rain only once at night

    Weather Rating: 5 stars – Excellent

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    Doris, 74 years old was there in October

    nothing worked without an umbrella
    Sundeck could not be used on any day
    The Puzsta was softened that the horses could not be shown optimally.
    Budapest at day there it went halfway, night excursion unfortunately totally rained.
    According to the weather I could unfortunately not take home such beautiful photos or film shots
    It was cold, wet and uncomfortable and also dark much too early
    At the disembarkation suitcases and backpacks were totally wet – we of course also

    Weather Rating: 1 stars – Mostly bad

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