The last month of the winter does not pass without significant cooling. The week starts with a maximum of around 10°C. Still, while in the second half of the week, serious minuses can be expected, at dawn there will be values around minus 20°C. The freezing temperatures will be accompanied by snow and sleet, according to the forecast of the National Meteorological Service.
The cloudy, rainy weather on Monday – with an average daily maximum of 12°C – is followed by sleet and snowfall on Tuesday, with a minimum temperature of -6 to +3°C and a maximum temperature between 0 to +9°C. On Wednesday, a cyclone will reach Hungary, bringing 8-10°C in the southern part of the country, and rain, snow, freezing temperatures in the north and northwest.
On Thursday evening, the rain will be replaced by snow in the whole country, accompanied by a strong wind.
With the wind, an arctic cold will break in, causing cooling of nearly 20°C within hours in some parts of the country.
As Pénzcentrum reports, by Friday morning, the air in these parts can cool down to -7, -10°C. Just like in mid-January, Hungarians can enjoy beautiful sceneries on Friday as with the arrival of the cold, precipitation will gradually disappear, and even a layer of snow above 10 cm can be expected across the country, which the stormy wind can carry. It is expected to snow the longest in the east, where it can last until Friday noon.
For Saturday and Sunday, freezing temperatures will arrive in Hungary.
Temperatures between -15 and -23°C are likely at an altitude of about 1500m, which may be one of the coldest winter periods in recent years.
During the weekend, the temperature may drop below -20°C at dawn, and the snowy, wind-protected landscapes may fall below that. Temperatures during the day are forecasted to be between -5 and -12°C – reported by Metkép.
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Source: penzcentrum.hu; metkep.hu