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# Given below are the temperatures (in ∘C) on 15th August in a city for different years. 1980s1990s2000s1980∣251990∣262000∣251982∣281992∣242002∣291984∣271994∣282004∣281986∣251996∣272006∣271988∣261998∣282008∣29Average in 1980s∣26.2Average in 1990s∣26.6Average in 2000s∣27.6 What do you understand about the climate change of the given place with this data?

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The climate is same over the decades.

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The climate has become cold over the decades.

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The climate has become warmer over the decades.

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D

The climate has changed drastically over the decades.

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## The correct option is C The climate has become warmer over the decades. 1980s1990s2000s1980∣251990∣262000∣251982∣281992∣242002∣291984∣271994∣282004∣281986∣251996∣272006∣271988∣261998∣282008∣29Average in 1980s∣26.2Average in 1990s∣26.6Average in 2000s∣27.6 We can see from the table that the temperature has increased from 26.2∘C to 26.6∘C from the 1980s to 1990s. It has also increased from 26.6∘C to 27.6∘C over the next decade. Thus, we can say that the climate has become warmer over the years in that city.

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