November is rainy; winter is cold and often bleak.
Many sights reduce their hours or close altogether.
Prices are at their lowest.
Holidaymakers have gone home; prices drop.
Spring is glorious everywhere, though it can be pretty wet in May/early June.
Autumn is special in the hills; festivals mark the grape harvest.
Summer is warm, sunny and unusually long throughout the country.
Resorts at Lake Balaton and in the northern hills book out early; expect long queues at attractions and high prices.
Hungary used to come to a grinding halt in August but nowadays there are lots of festivals.