Stark contrast in 2020 weather between north and south Saskatchewan

Environment Canada says 2020 was a strong contrast in weather between north and south Saskatchewan.

Weather office meteorologist Terri Lang says the mean temperature in Regina was point 3 degrees warmer than normal, the 20th warmest on record.

Lang says the north was cooler than usual.

She adds the south was dry while the north had a wet year.

Lang says Regina had its fourth driest year on record, with precipitation at 204 millimeters, 52 percent of normal.

Moose Jaw had its driest year ever at 180 millimeters.

It was also the fourth driest year for Swift Current and second driest ever for Estevan.

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