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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Maine cold breaks 84 year record

Just because you won't see this in the main stream media:

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Geological Survey and Maine State Climate Office announced today that a minus-50 reading in northwestern Maine held up to scientific scrutiny.

That beats Maine's old record of 48 below zero set in 1925 in Van Buren, and ties the record for coldest temperature recorded in New England. That reading was made in 1933 in Bloomfield, Vt.

The record on New Hampshire's Mount Washington is minus-47.

Maine's minus-50 reading was made on Jan. 16 at a remote site along the Big Black River near the Quebec border as the region was in the grip of a blast of arctic air.

2 comments:

John Nicklin said...

All caused by global warming I suppose. At least thats what the pundits will claim.

Dan said...

You're looking at this completely the wrong way. You have to consider what the weather would be like if there wasn't global warming.