The must-have newsletter about Hungary

HEAT RECORDS BROKEN OVER THE WEEKEND

 

Several heat records were broken in Hungary on Saturday, the national weather service HungaroMet said on its website. A daytime maximum of 27.6 degrees Celsius was measured in Kelebia, in southern Hungary. The last record (26.9C) was registered in Szerep, in eastern Hungary, in 1911. Meanwhile, the dawn temperature was also broken, with 15.8 C recorded in Koroncó station, in north-west Hungary, more than 1 C more than the daily minimum temperature of 14.3 measured in Lágymányos in 2017.
On Sunday, a daytime minimum of 16.6 degrees Celsius was measured in Napkor, in north-east Hungary. The last record (15.0C) was registered in Kaposvár, in southern Hungary, in 1926. The Budapest dawn temperature record was also broken, with 14.5 C recorded in Zugliget, nearly 2 C more than the daily minimum temperature of 12.6 measured at the Országút station in 2017. In the capital’s 18th district, a maximum of 25.1 C was measured, breaking the record daily high of 25.0 C recorded in Ferihegy in 1989.