Hungary’s temperature rose to a record high on February 26. The mercury hit 22.4°C in Kiskunfélegyháza, southern Hungary, on Friday, the national weather service said on its Facebook page.
The previous record of 20.7 was measured in Baja-Csávoly in southern Hungary in 2008.
A record 20 degrees were measured in Budapest’s fourth district, replacing the Budapest record of 18.9 degrees registered in the 11th district, the weather service said.
The temperatures are equivalent to average end-of-May temperatures, OMSZ said.