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2012 broke record as city’s warmest year

Although it may seem a distant memory the rest of this bone-chilling week, 2012 was the warmest year ever recorded in Boston, according to the ­National Weather Service

Most people will remember the balmy winter which, at 37.2 degrees Fahrenheit, turned out to be the second warmest on ­record and the fourth least snowy.

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