Hungary Climate

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Hungary - Climate


Temperatures in Hungary vary from -28 C to 22 C. Average yearly rainfall is about sixty-four centimeters. Distribution and frequency of rainfall are unpredictable. The western part of the country usually receives more rain than the eastern part, where severe droughts may occur in summertime. Weather conditions in the Great Plain can be especially harsh, with hot summers, cold winters, and scant rainfall.

By the 1980s, the countryside was beginning to show the effects of pollution, both from herbicides used in agriculture and from industrial pollutants. Most noticeable was the gradual contamination of the country's bodies of water, endangering fish and wildlife. Although concern was mounting over these disturbing threats to the environment, no major steps had yet been taken to arrest them.

You can read more regarding this subject on the following websites:

Climate of the World: Hungary |
Climate of Hungary - Wikipedia
Climate - Hungary - Climates to Travel
Hungary Climate - Hungary Weather
Hungary Weather, climate and geography | World Travel Guide

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