Previous record was set by 2019
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
The average temperature for 2020 until Dec. 27 reached 24.62 degrees, breaking the record of 24.55 degrees set just the previous year, Radio Taiwan International (RTI) reported.
The hottest temperature of the year, 40.2 degrees, was recorded by the Dawu weather station in Taitung County on July 25, equaling a previous record. The same month, measuring stations in Taipei, Chiayi, and on Taiwan’s tallest peak, Yushan, also set records. [FULL STORY]