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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Brutal Bering Sea ice blocking Arctic supply ships

Brutal Bering Sea ice blocking Arctic supply ships

http://www.alaskadispatch.com
Jul 12, 2012

Brutal sea ice conditions that northwest Alaska battled all winter haven’t receded in parts of northern Canada. Two resupply ships are stuck waiting at the mouth of Frobisher Bay in Iqaluit because of tough ice conditions.

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Cold snap chills summer in Lapland

Cold snap chills summer in Lapland

http://yle.fi
29 June 2012

Lapland has been blanketed in snow over the past couple of days, as a low pressure zone dumped sleet and snow in the north.

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Orlando, Daytona Beach reach record-low temperatures

Orlando, Daytona Beach reach record-low temperatures

http://articles.orlandosentinel.com
June 28, 2012

Record low temperatures were shattered in Orlando and Daytona Beach overnight after a cool front moved through the area.

According to the National Weather Service in Melbourne the temperature dipped to 64 degrees at Orlando International Airport, shattering the previous record of 66 set in 1920.

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Germany: Coldest Start to June in 20 Years

Sunday in NL as cold as Christmas Day

Sunday in NL as cold as Christmas Day

http://www.rnw.nl
4 June 2012

With a maximum temperature of 11 degrees Celsius, Sunday was the Netherlands’ coldest summer’s day since 1975. Meteorological service Meteo Consult reports that it was just as ‘warm’ on Christmas Day.

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Stockholm sees coldest June day in 84 years

Stockholm sees coldest June day in 84 years

http://www.thelocal.se
3 Jun 12

Stockholm broke an 84-year-old cold record on Saturday, as the capital’s temperature only reached 6 degrees Celsius, the lowest June maximum daily temperature the city has seen since 1928

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Australia: Record cold weather and floods leave a summer daze

Cold weather and floods leave a summer daze

http://inner-west-courier.whereilive.com.au
12 March 2012

THE inner west has shivered through its coldest summer for 52 years. The overall average temperature for the region was 20.8C – 1.5C below the long-term average of 22.3C.

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Auckland, New Zealand: It’s official – summer was rubbish

It’s official – summer was rubbish

http://www.stuff.co.nz
5 March 2012

It’s been a summer of cold temperatures, water spouts and lack of sunshine.

Now new Niwa figures back up what everyone already knows – Auckland’s summer was one of the worst on records.

The figures also show December 18 was also among the coolest on record.

The 14.9C recorded in Whangaparoa that day was the second lowest recorded on December 18 since 1982 while the 15.1C in Whenuapai was the coldest since 1951.

It was 15.5C in Henderson – the second-lowest since 1971 and 15.4C in Auckland central – the third lowest temperature on that day since 1961…

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Western Sydney – coldest summer on record

Sydney’s record cool weather to continue

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au
February 15, 2012

WESTERN Sydney is experiencing its coldest summer on record thanks to cloud and rain associated with the La Nina weather cycle.

Tom Saunders, senior meteorologist at The Weather Channel, said Penrith had experienced average maximum temperatures of 26.2C, while Parramatta recorded an average of 24.6C.

Blacktown hit an average 25C.

Meanwhile, Sydney was only able to record an average 24.6C, putting it on track for the coldest summer since 1953.

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