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April in Hungary Warmest in 218 Years


April in Hungary was the warmest in 218 years, a meteorologist told public television, citing preliminary National Weather Service data.

The daily average temperature was 16˚C across the country, higher than a regular May average, Tamás Tóth said. The mercury hit 29.3˚C in Budapest on April 23, the hottest it has been in the capital since 1876, when a temperature of 29°C was recorded.



image via H. Szabó Sándor/ MTI