1936

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The year 1936 was a year with great weather extremes across the US. The climatological summer (June-August) of 1936 was very warm with a US mean temperature of 74.6°. And July of 1936 the United States seen an average mean … Continued

The Great Blue Norther

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This is a continuation of my series of Historical Weather Events. The Great Blue Norther of November 11, 1911 “If you don’t like the weather, wait fifteen minutes…” The meaning of this often-quoted statement, credited to Will Rogers, is well … Continued

1869 Saxby Gale

The Saxby Gale was the name given to a tropical cyclone which struck eastern Canada’s Bay of Fundy region on the night of October 4–5, 1869. The storm was named for Lieutenant Stephen Martin Saxby, a naval instructor who, based … Continued

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