Zabarban, Hungary: -24,3°C

Extreme Siberian frosts already hit all Central Europe, including the warmest parts, such as Hungary.

In Zabarban, northern Hungary, meteorologists on Friday, 12. February 2021 measured only -24,3°C /, what was very similar temperature as on the other side of border with Slovakia (Hajnáčka, -24,4°C:

In series of articles about extreme Siberian winter in Europe we have started in England and we are finishing near Hungary /;;;;;;

At the weekend, even stronger frosts are in Central Europe expected – in Germany up to -43°C in the mountains and in lower situated densely populated areas in many countries, -30°C threshold is expected to overcome.

In northern Hungary, around -28°C is on Saturday possible, because up to -30°C is expected in Gemer in southern Slovakia too (region on border with Hungary).

On Saturday, on Sunday and all next workweek we will be in emergency regime and we will inform about extreme frosts in Europe (and Canada and the USA expect historic frosts, too).

Important factors for declining of temperatures are mainly extremely low relative humidity and high snow cover / and important circulation factors are mainly peaking La nina / and extreme strong negative phase of Arctic Oscillation /

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