- 18 Aug 2022 9:21 AM
- Hungary Matters
The highest temperature ever recorded in Hungary on Aug. 17, before today, had been 36.8°C in Pécs, in the south, in 1946.
Forecasts show daytime temperatures rising as high as 39°C on Thursday and 40°C on Friday.
The chief medical officer has issued a highest-level heat alert from Wednesday until Friday midnight.