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8th May, 2019

Old weather records broken

National and Budapest daytime cold records were broken on Monday, the National Weather Service stated on its website on Tuesday.

A temperature of 4.4C was previously the lowest maximum recorded for May 6, registered at Kékestető in 1957. On Monday, 2.3C was measured as a high at Kékestető, setting a record low maximum temperature for the day.

In Budapest, the temperature was measured at 5.5C on János-hegy, breaking the record of 6.6C measured 133 years ago in Krisztinaváros, the First District.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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