2020 was warmest year on record for Portland, Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The National Weather Service says 2020 was the warmest year on record for Portland, Maine.

The average temperature for the year was 49.4 degrees Fahrenheit (9.7 Celsius), breaking the previous records set in 2010 and 2012. Records go back to 1940.

In Concord, New Hampshire, where records go back to 1868, the average temperature of 48.8 degrees Fahrenheit (9.3 Celsius) in 2020 tied with 1880 for the fifth warmest. Concord saw its warmest year in 2016.