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Country meta data

  HUNGARY


Availability of station meta data

Out of 18 stations,

- all stations have coordinates

- all stations have elevation

- no station has a description of land use

- no station has a specified soil type

- no station has a surface cover description

- 1 station has additional remarks

- 1 station has a picture of the measurement location

Available series

An overview of all available daily series for stations in HUNGARY can be found in the Data dictionary.

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

Monika Lakatos

Hungarian Meteorological Service

Budapest, Hungary

38 %

MARS project

Joint Research Centre

Ispra, Italy

32 %

STARDEX project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

27 %

GSN network

World Meteorological Organization

Geneva, Switzerland

3 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

24 Jan 1942

   Debrecen airport

-30.2

°C

Highest minimum temperature

20 Aug 1946

   Szeged

27.1

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

10 Feb 1929

   Debrecen airport

-19.2

°C

Highest maximum temperature

21 Aug 2000

   Bekescsaba

41.7

°C

Highest precipitation amount

6 Oct 1992

   Sopron

243.1

mm

Homogeneity test results

The table below shows the number of stations classified as either "Useful" or "Doubtful" (left number) in relation to the total number of station series having sufficient data (right number) for segments of the blended series at each station within fixed time periods. A description of the homogeneity tests that have been applied is given in Project Info > ATBD.

Cloud cover

Precipitation

Pressure

Temperature

Humidity

Wind

Sunshine

1851-2016

1901-1950

4 / 5

0 / 5

1901-2016

0 / 5

0 / 5

1 / 3

1951-1978

5 / 5

4 / 7

1 / 3

1951-2016

4 / 5

0 / 5

0 / 3

1979-2016

1 / 1

5 / 5

1 / 1

2 / 5

1 / 1

0 / 1

0 / 3

Extreme events affecting HUNGARY

- Heat wave in Central and Western Europe, Summer 2003

- Mild winter of 2007

- Cold in Central and Western Europe, Winter 2009

- Flooding in Poland and Eastern Europe, Spring 2010

- Cold in Europe, Winter 2010

Feedback and contact information

ECA&D Project Team
Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI)

P.O. Box 201
3730 AE De Bilt
The Netherlands
e-mail: eca@knmi.nl
fax: + 31 30 2204614