This week will be the hottest in the season so far, the national weather service warned on Monday, adding that maximum temperatures may be around 35 degrees Celsius in many places.
All-time highs for this time of the year were around 39-40 degrees Celsius, the service said. Temperatures will temporarily drop in western and central parts of the country towards the end of the week, while the heat wave will be uninterrupted in the east.
Previously in our Best of Budapest series we have collected some of the best places to spend a relaxing afternoon in the Hungarian capital, from rooftop bars to beaches and from confectioneries to Margaret Island:
Best of Budapest: 6 Places to Chill on a Hot Summer Day
But in the hot summer weather it’s never a bad idea to grab a cold beer to cool off with and luckily Budapest has plenty of places offering a wide selection of craft beers, you can check out our recommendations here:
Best of Budapest: 6 Craft Beer Bars in the Capital