SHMÚ: Piešťany records Slovakia's record overnight temperature

Meteorologists in Piešťany, in the Trnava Region, recorded Slovakia’s highest ever overnight temperature Sunday (July 28-29, 27.3°C, climatologist Pavel Faško of the Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute (SHMÚ) told TASR. “The temperature in Piešťany didn't fall below 27.3 degrees Celsius at night,” said Faško, pointing to the previous record of 26.4 degrees Celsius that was set in Kuchyňa (in the Bratislava Region) in August 1992.

Meteorologists in Piešťany, in the Trnava Region, recorded Slovakia’s highest ever overnight temperature Sunday (July 28-29, 27.3°C, climatologist Pavel Faško of the Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute (SHMÚ) told TASR.

“The temperature in Piešťany didn't fall below 27.3 degrees Celsius at night,” said Faško, pointing to the previous record of 26.4 degrees Celsius that was set in Kuchyňa (in the Bratislava Region) in August 1992.

The highest ever daytime temperature of 40.3° Celsius was recorded in Hurbanovo, Nitra region, in July 2007. While that record remains intact the SHMÚ's Marek Švec said that as many as 37 out of 49 monitoring stations across Slovakia saw their individual maximum daytime temperature records broken on Sunday, July 28, in each case with a figure exceeding 37 degrees.

(Source: TASR)
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