Shanghai reported an average temperature of 18.2 degrees centigrade in its urban areas this year, the warmest year since it started to record weather information in 1873.
The temperature is 0.1 of a degree centigrade higher than the last record in 2004, a source with the municipal meteorological bureau said on Saturday.
The bureau said the city recorded 17.5 degrees centigrade on average this year, the warmest year since Shanghai set the first meteorological observatory in its suburban areas in 1961.[Full Text]
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