2020 one of the warmest years on record in the Maritimes
Looking at the list of warmest years both here in the Maritimes and around the world, it’s filled mostly with years since 1999 — a sure sign of our changing climate.
An analysis will need to be completed by Environment Canada’s Climate Atlantic Centre, however, it appears likely that 2020 will rank in the top-10 for warmest years, at least for most of the Maritimes.
The World Meteorological Organization confirmed Thursday that 2020 was also one of the three warmest years on record for the planet.
2020 joining the ranks of the warmest years should come as little surprise.
Last winter was mild. We experienced a hot and dry summer, followed by a warm fall.
In Halifax, December was the warmest on record, and the year as a whole will rank near fifth all time. The 11 warmest years in Halifax have all occurred over the past 23. Full Story Here