Lithuania experienced its highest average temperature on record last year with climatologists pointing to global warming induced by climate change as the cause.
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© DELFI / Domantas Pipas

Last year, the average air temperature in the country was 2.1 degrees higher than the average in the period 1961-1990, at 8.3 degree celsius.
The previous record was in 2008, when the average annual air temperature hit 8.2 degrees celsius.

Official data shows a consistent warming trend in Lithuania’s climate over the last decade.

Higher temperatures are being observed globally and are already affecting yields from Lithuania’s agriculture industry.

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