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20-Year-Old Temperature Record Broken in Hungary

Apr 7, 2023

The 20-year record for the lowest maximum temperature in Kékestető, the country’s highest point, was broken on Thursday, the National Meteorological Service said on its website this Friday. April's winter weather set a new record, with temperatures in Kékestető (in the Mátra mountains, NE Hungary) on April 6 not rising above minus two degrees Celsius, […]

Daily National Heat Record Broken in Hungary

Feb 21, 2023

There is a new high temperature record measured on February 21 in Hungary, the country’s National Meteorological Service said on its social networking site this Tuesday. The new record for this day, 20.6 degrees Celsius recorded in Bata, Tolna County, in the south of the country was 0.7 degrees Celsius above the 19.9 degrees Celsius […]

New Daily Temperature Record Broken in Budapest

Dec 25, 2022

The December 24 heat record of the Hungarian capital was broken this Saturday: 13.1 degrees Celsius were recorded at the Lágymányos station in southern Budapest, the National Meteorological Service notified the public on one of its social media pages on Sunday. The statement said this was several tenths of a degree Celsius higher than the […]

First Snowfall of the Season in Hungary

Nov 18, 2022

On Friday evening, snow and sleet fell on the peaks of the Bük and Zemplén mountain ranges, around Tokaj and in northern Hungary in general – the first snowfall of the end of the year in Hungary. Forecasts suggest that the north-eastern and eastern counties, especially around Tokaj and the Nyírség region, could be white […]

In 2022, Hungary Had the Hottest Summer since 1901

Sep 5, 2022

The summer of 2022 was the hottest since 1901, the National Meteorological Service said in an analysis published this Monday. The season's average temperature nationwide was 22.8 degrees Celsius – the average between 1991 and 2020 was 20.8 degrees – half a degree warmer than the previous record-breaking summer of 2003. June was 2.3 degrees, […]

National Heat Record Broken Again in Hungary

Aug 19, 2022

The daily heat record in Hungary was broken again on Friday, with almost 40 degrees Celsius recorded in Bács-Kiskun county, the National Meteorological Service (OMSZ) reported. According to OMSZ, based on preliminary data, the national heat record for August 19 was broken with 39.6 degrees Celsius in Baja, south-central Hungary. The Budapest heat record was […]

Third Level Heat Warning Issued for Three Days

Aug 16, 2022

A third level (the highest) of heat alert has been issued for the whole country from 00.00 hours on Wednesday till midnight on Friday by the National Chief Medical Officer, based on the forecast of the meteorological service, on the recommendation of the National Center for Public Health (NNK). In a joint statement, the NNK […]

Heat Record Broken in Hungary

Jul 24, 2022

Saturday was the hottest day of the year in Hungary so far, the country’s National Meteorological Service (OMSZ) reported on Sunday. Highs averaged between 38 and 39 degrees Celsius, with average temperatures exceeding 29-30 degrees Celsius over a large area, especially in the southeastern half of the country. On Saturday, the hottest temperatures were recorded […]

Daily Heat Record Broken in Hungary

Jun 29, 2022

Several heat records were broken in Wednesday's heatwave in Hungary, with temperatures reaching over 39 degrees Celsius, the National Meteorological Service has announced. According to their post, the early morning heat records were already broken. "After the hot daytime hours, the night-time, early morning hours did not bring any refreshment until Wednesday morning, with the […]

Third-Degree Heat Warning Declared from Monday

Jun 24, 2022

The National Center for Public Health and the National Directorate General for Disaster Management of the Ministry of the Interior have issued a third-degree heat warning for Hungary between midnight on Monday, 27 June and midnight on Thursday, 30 June. National Medical Officer Cecília Müller made the decision based on the recommendation of the National […]

Daily Heat Records Broken in Hungary

Dec 31, 2021

The Budapest and national daily heat record was broken on Friday, New Year's Eve, the National Meteorological Service has announced. It said that unusually mild air flowed over most of the country on Friday, with highs between 10 and 18 degrees Celsius, except in the northeastern counties and the shores of Lake Balaton. Until now, […]

Heat Alert Issued Until Monday

Aug 14, 2021

Due to the persistent heat expected in the coming days, a heat alert has been issued for the whole country from Saturday to Monday by Cecília Müller, the national chief medical officer. A heat alert is issued if the daily mean temperature reaches or exceeds 25 degrees Celsius for at least three consecutive days. This […]

Historically Hot Summer in Hungary

Aug 4, 2021

The National Meteorological Service (OMSZ) has confirmed that the average temperature in June and July this year was 22.9 grade Celsius in Hungary, the hottest since 1901, the state news agency MTI reports. According to OMSZ, 2021 saw the hottest July since the beginning of the 20th century, and the third-hottest June. Hungary has seen […]

National Daily Heat Record Broken in Hungary

Jul 8, 2021

The heat has peaked and the national daily heat record has been broken in Hungary, the National Meteorological Service said this Thursday. As they wrote, the maximum temperatures were between 33 and 40 degrees Celsius, with only a few stations measuring temperatures below 35 degrees. Until now, the daily temperature record was 39.3 degrees Celsius […]

Code Red Weather Warning Issued in Hungary

Jun 22, 2021

The heat alert ordered by the National Medical Officer Cecília Müller has entered into force. According to the government decree, this is considered an exceptional weather situation and justifies the imposition of exceptional measures. According to the forecast of the National Meteorological Service, the heat will continue in the coming days, with a peak in […]

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