U.S. wraps up record summer lows

U.S. wraps up record summer lows

September 11, 2009

The USA’s summer was cooler than average in 2009, for only the second time this decade, according to data released Thursday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Several Midwest states — including Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and South Dakota— recorded one of their 10 coldest summers on record. Northwestern Pennsylvania recorded its coldest summer ever. Climate records date to 1895.

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Summer’s cold shoulder

Summer’s cold shoulder

Sept. 1, 2009

…Madison shivered through its coldest July on record, Miller Park’s roof has been closed 34 times, the high temperature in Milwaukee on July 1 reached only 64 degrees, and it was eerily quiet at the National Weather Service office in Green Bay…

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How cool is that? Record from 1901 falls

How cool is that? Record from 1901 falls

August 31, 2009

It’s been more than a century since it was this cold on this date in Ludington.


Snow dusts western Labrador

Snow dusts western Labrador

August 27, 2009

Labrador is known for its long, cold winters, but even the most die-hard lovers of the place known as The Big Land must be shaking their heads at what some of them faced this morning; snow.

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Saskatchewan: 2009 Coldest Year on Record?

2009 Coldest Year on Record?

August 19, 2009

Nine months in a row of below normal temperatures in Saskatchewan

2009 could very well be the coldest year on record for Saskatchewan.


July in Norfolk was the coldest on record

July in Norfolk was the coldest on record

August 11, 2009

A July that saw many people trading sweaters for swimsuits will go down as the coldest on record.

The average temperature for the month, as recorded at the Delhi weather station (the most complete data recorder in the area), was 18 Celsius. That is almost three degrees off the normal of 20.9C for the month and the coolest July since records started in 1934. The previous record was 18.3C, which was set in 1965.

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Rain, cooler temps hit Delhi farms

Rain, cooler temps hit Delhi farms

August 6, 2009

Delhi and area farmers just can’t catch a break with July weather.

In 2007 there was a drought. July of last year was labeled the soggiest July on record and last month was the coldest.

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Coldest July on record throughout Midwest (except Cleveland)

Coldest July on record throughout Midwest (except Cleveland)

August 03, 2009

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Record or near-record cold swept much of the middle part of the nation in July — with some records being broken from the 1860s — but a late-month rally in Northeast Ohio left the area barely in the top 20 for coldest July on record.Other areas — from Cincinnati to Madison, Wisc. — broke cold records and even Ohio cities such as Akron, Toledo, Youngstown, Columbus and Dayton came close to their historic marks.

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Sioux Falls: Cool Summer Weather Competes in Record Books

Cool Summer Weather Competes in Record Books

Jul 29, 2009

With summer about two-thirds gone, at least in a meteorological sense, Greg Harmon of the National Weather Service compared temperature readings so far with those of past years and discovered Sioux Falls readings are tied for the fifth-coolest on record.


Cold summer disappoints tourists, delays crops

Cool summer disappoints tourists, delays crops

July 25, 2009

…Temperatures have been well below normal. Sunshine often has been in short supply and rain has fallen at inopportune times. It’s resulted in crops ripening slowly and some tourist havens — already dealing with a sour economy — taking an extra hit…


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