2020 one of hottest years on record

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By: J.S., STA

Last year saw temperatures that were above average as well as an average precipitation volume and above-average sun exposure, show interim data released by the Environmental Agency.

The year of 2020 ranks among the hottest five since 1961. The temperature departed by 1.3 Celsius from the 1981-2010, which makes 2020 the fifth hottest year on record. The hottest was 2014 with temperatures 1.7 Celsius above the average.