BURLINGTON — The National Weather Service says 2012 was the warmest year on record in Vermont’s largest city.
Statistics kept by the Weather Service show the yearly mean temperature for Burlington last year was 50 degrees, beating the previous record of 48.4 degrees, which was set in 1998.
Records have been kept in Burlington since 1884.
The average yearly temperature from 1980-2010 was 46 degrees.
The top four warmest years on record have been since 1998.
The fifth warmest year was in 1898.