The air temperature exceeds the climate norm by 3 degrees Celcius in Azerbaijan, the head of the National Hydrometeorological Service Nazim Mahmudov said, Report informs.

According to him, the air temperature has risen to 13 degrees Celsius on the Absheron Peninsula and in some other regions.

Mahmudov noted that the highest temperature in early March over the past 10 years was recorded last year, when the temperature exceeded the climate norm by 7 degrees.