January 2007 warmest in Netherlands in 300 years
January 31, 2007 Leave a Comment
This month has been the warmest January in the Netherlands since temperatures were first measured in 1706, the Dutch meteorological institute KNMI said on Wednesday.
The average temperature in January was about 7.1 degrees Celsius, 2.8 degrees more than the usual for the month and significantly exceeding a previous record of 6.2 degrees reached in 1921, 1975 and 1983, KNMI said in a statement.
Last year was the warmest on record in the Netherlands, which the agency had linked to global warming.
Read full article: Reuters, 31 January 2007