Debrecen, Hungary: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Debrecen, Hungary? If you're planning to go to Debrecen, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Debrecen, Hungary

Based on the climate and weather in Debrecen, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Debrecen, Hungary

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Debrecen, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Debrecen, Hungary

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Debrecen.

If you plan to go to the charming Great Church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

Synagogues may enforce dress requirements. At Kápolnás Street Synagogue:

If you go to Former Great Forest Vigadó, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

If you visit Déri Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Former Financial Palace, take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Debrecen.

What to wear/what to pack for Debrecen, Hungary by month

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January

In January, Debrecen is very cold. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Debrecen, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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February

If you are traveling to Debrecen in February, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain or snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March in Debrecen can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows a bit less than half of the time.

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April

In April, Debrecen is crisp. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Debrecen, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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May

Traveling to Debrecen in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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June

If you are traveling to Debrecen in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

July in Debrecen is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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August

In August, Debrecen is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) and once in a while jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Debrecen, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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September

In September, Debrecen is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Debrecen, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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October

Traveling to Debrecen in October, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

November in Debrecen is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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December

December in Debrecen is very cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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