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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 […]

Heat Alert in Hungary

Jun 19, 2021

The heat warning ordered by the national chief medical officer has entered into force in Hungary. The measure is valid until midnight on Tuesday. Earlier, the National Center for Public Health (NNK) and the National Directorate General for Disaster Management (OKF) stressed in a joint statement that the high heat stresses the healthy body, it […]

April Snow for Skiing on the Mátra Hill

Apr 3, 2021

It is snowing on the Mátra Hill in northeastern Hungary, making the ski path in Mátraszentistván suitable for for sking and snowboarding The weather in the mountains is surprisingly wintery. Around two o'clock this Saturday afternoon, the skipark in Mátraszentistván posted a video on its community website about the intense snow fall. The area is […]


New February 26 Heat Record in Hungary

Feb 26, 2021

Both the national and the Budapest heat record was broken this Friday. According to the National Meteorological Service, it was really warm, almost corresponding to the end of May and the beginning of June. Beforehand, the capital's heat record of February 26 was 18.9 degrees Celsius recorded in 2008. This time, it was now more […]

Letenye, SW Hungary

New Daily Temperature Record in Hungary

Feb 4, 2021

18.1 degrees Celcius was measured this Thursday in Letenye, a town on the Croatian border in southwestern Hungary - a new Hungarian record measured on February 4. The National Meteorological Service said that this Thursday looked like a typical day in early February , but the temperatures were much more similar to the values recorded […]

First winter snow covers Erzsébet square in Nagykanizsa

First Winter Snow in Hungary

Dec 2, 2020

The first snow of the calendar winter fell in southwestern Hungary this Wednesday with more of this white cover expected in the region of the country's western border on Thursday. Snow has come to the area from the west to towns like Nagykanizsa (see picture) in Zala county. In its forecast, the National Meteorological Service […]

Snow on the road leading up to Kékestető

First Snow of the Season in Hungary

Oct 14, 2020

More than 10 centimeters of snow covered Hungary's highest peak, Kékestető by Wednesday morning, the National Meteorological Service reported. It is the first snowfall in the second half of the year in this country. At Kékestető, the temperature dropped below 0 degrees Celsius at dawn, followed by snowing all morning with varying intensity, and the […]

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