Portland’s 14-month warm streak comes to an end

The Associated Press
Posted Feb. 03, 2011, at 3:07 p.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — The National Weather Service says Portland’s 14-month streak of above-average monthly temperatures has come to an end.

Weather officials say Portland’s average temperature in January was 21.4 degrees, which was 0.3 degree below normal.

It’s the first time since October 2009 that Portland had below-normal monthly temperatures.

While Portland was colder than usual last month, northern Maine had above-normal temperatures. For the month, Caribou’s average monthly temperature was 14 degrees, which was 4.5 degrees above normal.

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