wunderground.com By: Nick Wiltgen Published: March 20, 2013
International Falls, Minn.
Not only are below-average temperatures gripping much of the Midwest and Northeast, but the chill is a stunning contrast to the extraordinary heat wave that was underway at this time a year ago. On the next few pages we provide some comparisons between the current cold snap and last year’s warmth.
|Mar. 17, 2012||77||52|
|Mar. 17, 2013||22||-28|
|Difference||55 degrees||80 degrees|
For International Falls, the recent low of 28 below zero on March 17, 2013, contrasted with the record-shattering high of 77 degrees on March 17, 2012 — an amazing temperature swing of 105 degrees.