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2021 Summer Hottest since 1901, says Meteorological Service

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.08.03.

The average temperature in June and July this year was 22.9 grade Celsius in Hungary, the hottest since 1901, the National Meteorological Service (OMSZ) said on Tuesday.

2021 saw the hottest July since the beginning of the 20th century, and the third-hottest June, OMSZ said on Facebook.

Hungary has seen four heat waves this year already, OMSZ said.

Hungary Breaks 120-Year-Old National Daily Heat Record
Hungary Breaks 120-Year-Old National Daily Heat Record

The Budapest record has also been broken. Such high temperatures have not been measured in June since 1901, when the national weather service started its observations.Continue reading

Although the first week of August promises milder weather, the weekend is expected to bring top temperatures nearing 36 C, OMSZ said.

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