Canada’s Climate Largely Warm and Dry in 2001
OTTAWA, Jan. 21 /CNW/ – 2001 was the third warmest year and fifth driest
year on record for the country as a whole. Based on preliminary data for 2001
and records extending back to 1948, the mean annual temperature for 2001 was
1.7 degrees C above normal and 4.3% less precipitation than normal.