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Health Impacts of Heat Waves of 2007 in Hungary – Background and Experiences

  • Anna Paldy
  • Janos Bobvos
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In the second half of July 2007 a record breaking heat wave arrived in Central–Eastern Europe. For Hungary it was the ever recorded longest and hottest heat wave concerning both daily maximum, minimum, and mean temperature. During the summer 2007 there was a milder heat wave between June 19 and 23, between July 16 and 24 an extremely intensive heat wave affected the country, and the last heat wave affecting only some parts of the country arrived to Hungary between August 23 and 26.


Daily Mortality Heat Wave Mortality Data Excess Mortality Daily Maximum Temperature 
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The analysis was carried out with the help of the project “Preparation to Climate Change,” Hungarian Academy of Science - BCE 2006TKI246 (Harnos, 2007).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anna Paldy
    • 1
  • Janos Bobvos
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute of Environmental HealthBudapestHungary

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