wunderground.com By: Nick Wiltgen Published: March 20, 2013

 

International Falls, Minn.

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.

High Low
Mar. 17, 2012 77 52
Mar. 17, 2013 22 -28
Difference 55 degrees 80 degrees
Normal 35 13

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.