Extreme Weather? Be Glad It’s Not 1936!

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

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http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/

Back in 1936, the USA did not just have the hottest summer on record, it also had the 2nd coldest winter since 1895. Only the winter of 1978/79 was colder.

Nebraska was one of the states that experienced big extremes that year, and the State Climatological Reports give a flavour of this.

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http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/IPS/cd/cd.html

Those who talk of extreme weather nowadays really don’t know what they are talking about.

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