Today's DrudgeReport.com
Drudge's Special Reports

Recent Headlines
Popular Headlines
Time Line


Support The DrudgeReport; Visit Our Advertisers

2006 warmest year in Netherlands in 300 years
Tue Dec 12 2006 10:15:19 ET

This year is on track to be the warmest in the Netherlands since temperatures were first measured in 1706, the Dutch meteorological institute KNMI said on Tuesday, linking the record with global warming.

REUTERS reports: The average temperature in 2006 is likely to exceed 11 degrees Celsius in the Netherlands, beating a previous record of 10.9 degrees in 2000, Rob van Dorland of the KNMI atmospheric research department told Reuters in an interview.

"So far December is warmer than normal unless we get a very cold spell in the last two weeks of the month. According to our predictions, we will have average temperatures of above 11 degrees for the year," van Dorland said.

Dutch temperature records are among the oldest in the world. Methodical thermometer-based records began on a more global basis around 1850.


The Drudge Report does not own, operate or maintain DrudgeReportArchives.com and is not responsible for it in any way.

Drudge Report : E-mail: drudge@drudgereport.com
Matt Drudge's Book: Drudge Manifisto
Matt Drudge on social media: Twitter (occasionally)
Matt Drudge music: Playlist

Home | DMCA | Link Decay

General Support:

Copyright © 2021 DrudgeReportArchives.com. All Rights Reserved.