The snow layer in the upper regions of the Mátra mountain in Hungary reaches 50 centimetres, a Hungarian news outlet wrote today. Therefore, crowds of people went to the Mátra today, causing traffic jams. Some other regions of the country are also covered in snow. Want to experience real winter in 2023? We will show you where to travel in Hungary these days below.
Index.hu wrote this afternoon that many people travelled to the Mátra this morning, resulting in traffic jams on the minor roads leading up to the mountain. The good news is that the ski park in Mátraszentistván opened this morning.
Snowfall was not serious today in Hungary, 1-2 cm fell in the upper regions of North and West. Since the temperature did not go below the freezing point that melted almost immediately. The exceptions are the mountainous regions where locals and tourists can experience a real winter.
On the Kékestető, Hungary’s highest peak (1014m), the snow is 37 centimetres. Although the ski slopes are closed, there are a lot of people wandering in the white paradise.
Below, you may check out the snow layer in Hungary now. According to the map, provided you want to build a snowman or wander in a thick layer of snow, you should go to the Zemplén, Bükk, Mátra, Börzsöny and Budai mountains:
Bánkút is also closed, but the snow is 38 centimetres. Here is a drone photo:
Sunset in the Bükk mountain:
And this is Harka, Győr-Moson-Sopron county, on the other side of Hungary, near the Austrian-Hungarian border:
Yesterday afternoon somewhere in the Gödöllő hills, not far from Budapest:
Based on the weather forecasts, we may expect sunny periods on Sunday, but there will be no significant precipitation. The temperature will be between -6 and -1 degrees at night and +1 and +5 °C in the afternoon.
Monday will be colder, according to idokep.hu. In the Western parts of Transdanubia, the temperature will be between -5 and -7 °C. However, in the North, in windless places, it will go below -10 degrees.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, spring will be back in Hungary, with temperatures around 10 degrees. But on Thursday, winter will come back with mild snowfall and snowstorms.
Source: index.hu, idokep.hu