Canberra, Australia: Coldest December morning on record

Coldest December morning on record

http://www.smh.com.au
December 6, 2012

The mercury in Canberra plummeted to 0.3 of a degree overnight – the coldest December minimum on record.

The unseasonably chilly temperature was recorded at 5.44am, and by 6.45am the mercury was still only sitting at four degrees.

A duty forecaster from the Canberra office of the Bureau of Meteorology said the minimum this morning was the coldest Canberra has experienced in 75 years of records.

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UK: Record Cold, Snow Blamed as Economy Slips

UK Cold, Snow Blamed as Economy Slips

http://www.accuweather.com
Jan 25, 2011

Record-setting cold and snow has been blamed as contributor to a slide in the U.K. economic output during the fourth quarter of 2010.

The nation’s gross domestic product fell 0.5 percent according to the U.K. Office for National Statistics, it was reported on Tuesday.

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Germany in coldest December in 40 years

Germany in coldest December in 40 years

http://english.peopledaily.com.cn
December 31, 2010

Germany has experienced the coldest December in more than 40 years, the German Weather Service (DWD) said Thursday.

The average temperature in December was 4.3 degrees below the past records on average, the DWD said. People have never seen such a freezing December since 1969.

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Christmas Day is the coldest ever with mercury plummeting to MINUS 18 as UK heads towards the biggest December freeze since 1890

Christmas Day is the coldest ever with mercury plummeting to MINUS 18 as UK heads towards the biggest December freeze since 1890

http://www.dailymail.co.uk
25th December 2010

Traditional family walks to help the turkey go down were mostly off the cards today as Britain endured its coldest Christmas Day in living memory.

The mercury plummeted to -5.9C at Glenlivet in 1996, but that record was smashed last night when temperatures dropped to -17C at Worcester and -18C at Altnaharra in northern Scotland.

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Berlin faces record cold start to December

Berlin faces record cold start to December

http://www.thelocal.de
1 Dec 10

Berlin is set for the coldest start to December on record, the German Weather Service (DWD) said Wednesday, as freezing temperatures and snow continued to cause transport chaos across the country.

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Edmonton breaks weather record for coldest December 13

Edmonton breaks weather record for coldest December 13

http://network.nationalpost.com
December 13, 2009

Sunday marked the coldest Dec. 13 in Edmonton’s history.

Environment Canada recorded a frigid -46.1 C, or -58.4 with wind chill, at the Edmonton International Airport at 5 a.m., Environment Canada meteorologist Pierre Lessard said.

Australia: Record cold morning in SA and WA

Record cold morning in SA and WA

http://www.weatherzone.com.au
December 9, 2009

Wednesday morning was a record cold one for parts of southern WA and SA.

Southerly winds over the last few days eased and skies cleared allowing for crisp clear nights and a recipe for a chill.

Elliston on the West Coast of SA dipped to 4.8 degrees, 10 below average and the lowest December minimum in 47 years of records.

A little further inland, Wuddinna was as cold as 4.6 at about sunrise, making it the coldest December night in 10 years of records.

Just across the WA border, in the Eucla, it was a similar story. Both Eyre and Eucla broke December records spanning more than 50 years.

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