Australia: Record breaking March chill for Tasmania

Record breaking March chill for Tasmania
March 24, 2012

A vigorous cold front that blew through southeast Australia yesterday led to some of Tasmania’s coldest March temperatures in more than 50 years.

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Florida Freeze Snaps Weather Records

Florida Freeze Snaps Weather Records
February 13, 2012

The Sunshine State was shivering cold over the weekend, with temperatures falling far below freezing during the state’s first blast of winter.

The winter has been wimpy for most of the continental United States until recently. But a strong cold front moved through Florida this past Friday (Feb. 11) and snapped the state back into the reality of winter. The cold plunge turned Florida frigid, and a few weather records fell with the temperatures. Freeze warnings were issued, snow birds complained, and people across the state (gasp!) put on jackets.

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China: Early snowfalls arrive in Xinjiang

Early snowfalls arrive in Xinjiang

BEIJING, Sep. 6 (Xinhuanet) — The start of winter might be several months away, but northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has already experienced its first early snowfall of the year, with up to 10 centimeters falling across the region.

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Cold Wave Kills 6 Million Fish in Eastern Bolivia

Cold Wave Kills 6 Million Fish in Eastern Bolivia
August 5, 2010

LA PAZ – Authorities in the eastern Bolivian province of Santa Cruz declared an alert following the death of 6 million fish from the unusually cold weather gripping the country in recent weeks.

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Flurries hit southeast Australia as towns record their first-ever summer snowfalls

Flurries hit southeast Australia as towns record their first-ever summer snowfalls
January 18, 2010

CANBERRA, Australia – Australia is following its second-hottest year on record with extraordinary snow flurries in its southeastern alpine region, where some towns have recorded their first-ever summer snowfalls.


Record cold temperatures recorded in Belize

Record cold temperatures recorded in Belize
14 January 2010

Near record low temperatures kept Belizeans buttoned down for most of the week following a cold front which crossed the country on Saturday night.


Siberian winds usher in record lows in Beijing

Siberian winds usher in record lows in Beijing
The Age, January 4, 2010

A FREEZING cold front swept over much of northern China on Sunday with snowstorms snarling traffic and air travel, while some of the coldest temperatures in decades were forecast for coming days.

Gale-force winds sweeping down from Siberia could result in temperatures as low as minus 16 degrees in the capital today, the Beijing meteorological station said.

Such temperatures are believed to be the coldest in the capital in 40 years.

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Australia: A snowy dusting in Victoria’s summer

A snowy dusting in Victoria’s summer
December 11, 2009

Most people consider summer a time to wear shorts and thongs wherever one pleases, with little thought of ski jackets or snowboards. However Victoria’s Mount Baw Baw saw a light dusting of snow, and it’s already two weeks into summer.

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Denver breaks 104 year old cold temperature record as Arctic chill sets in

Denver breaks 104 year old cold temperature record as Arctic chill sets in
October 10, 2009

The Arctic blast of cold air that has settled in across much of the nation’s midsection arrived in Colorado Friday night and allowed the Mile High City to set two low temperature records. Two more weather records may be set today and tonight before we start to warm up on Sunday.

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Columbia Basin: Polar front bringing record lows

Polar front bringing wind, record lows
October 8, 2009

…Gusty winds Friday are likely to be followed by record lows in the upper teens and lower 20s Friday and Saturday nights…

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