Meteorologists measured a record temperature at Lomnický Peak

Tuesday night was extremely warm in Piešťany, too.

Lomnický peakLomnický peak (Source: Rasto Arvay)

The absolute winter temperature record was measured on December 17 at the meteorological station at Lomnický Štít peak, the second-highest in Slovakia.

Related story:Top of Lomnický Štít peak is a world of its own Read more 

The measured temperature was 6.4 Celsius degrees. Until now, the record had been December 15, 2006 – 5.8 degrees Celsius, the TASR newswire reported.

The night was extremely warm also in Piešťany, based on the measurements of the Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute.

The temperature did not drop below 10 degrees Celsius and that’s why it was a record-breaking warm night, not only for this date but the entire meteorological winter.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

Drop in car production lower than expected

Carmakers manufactured 11 percent less cars than in 2019.

Carmakers in Slovakia also produce electric battery and hybrid car models.

News digest: Slovakia tests en mass and launches vaccination of seniors

Health minister admits resignation if alert system not observed. Slovak diplomat has a new lucrative post.

The vaccination in nursing homes started.

A swab instead of a jab. The renamed testing kicked off

The government spent the week deciding about nationwide testing. Lockdown is starting to show in infection numbers, experts say.

Košice