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MERCURY RISES ABOVE 20°C

 

The temperature rose above 20°C for the first time this year on Tuesday, weather service HungaroMet said on Facebook. South-westerly winds resulted in milder weather than usual at this time of the year, and a measurement of 20.4 C was recorded at Sopronhorpács, in western Hungary. The last Feb 6 Hungarian record high was 21°C, recorded in Kiskunhalas in 2004. At the same time, Budapest saw dawn record-high temperature of 10.3°C on Tuesday, HungaroMet said. The previous record was 8.4°C measured in 2004.