2020 was the 8th warmest year since 1901: IMD | India news

2020 was the 8th warmest year since 1901: IMD | India news

NEW DELHI: The year 2020 was eight The hottest Since 1901 but it was “substantially less” than the most warming observed in 2016, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Said on Monday.
“The average annual average land temperature in the country during the year was 0.29 degrees Celsius above normal (based on 1981–2010 data),” IMD said in a statement. Climate of India During 2020.
“The year 2020 was the eighth Hottest year This is the record since the nationwide record began in 1901. However, this is much lower than the highest warming observed in India during 2016 (+0.71 ° C), ”it said.
The five warmest years on record in order were: 2016 (+ 0.71 ° C), 2009 (+0.55 ° C), 2017 (+0.541 ° C), 2010 (+0.539 ° C), and 2015 (+0.42 ° C) .
According to IMD data, twelve of the 15 years since 1901 were during the last 15 years.

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