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Spain Was Wetter, Colder Than Normal in February, Ministry Says

March 06, 2013

Spain received 23 percent more rainfall than normal in February while temperatures were colder than usual, the Agriculture Ministry’s weather service reported.

Average rainfall was 69 millimeters (2.7 inches), compared with the normal 56 millimeters of precipitation, the ministry wrote in a report on its website today. Temperatures averaged 7.6 degrees Celsius (46 degrees Fahrenheit), about 0.9 degrees Celsius below normal for the month.

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