Monday, December 14, 2009

This says it all!

Straight from the source HERE

Active Weather Information


After a weak warm up at the end of last week, Prairie temperatures plummeted again over the weekend reaching an all-time low in Edmonton.
At one point on Saturday night, Edmonton had the dubious distinction of being the coldest place on Earth. The record low temperature of -46 degrees was measured at the Edmonton International Airport. With the Wind Chill, it felt colder than -50. The city itself was a balmy -35 degrees before factoring the Wind Chill.
Edmonton's frigid temperature was exceeded by a station in Siberia where the lowest temperature measured on Saturday night was -48 degrees. Edmonton's -46 degrees was 2 degrees off the coldest temperature ever recorded for the Airport. Set back on January 26, 1972, the coldest temperature recorded is -48.3 degrees. Saturday also saw the coldest low ever recorded at the Airport in December. Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights also saw record low temperatures for Edmonton Airport.
Temperatures will continue to be frigid for the next couple of days before warming up mid-week. On Thursday, Edmonton is currently expected to reach a high of 2 degrees!

3 comments:

mumzy said...

That is cold. One more reason why I am going South.

Keep warm!

Pumpkin said...

BRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!!!!! I've got goosebumps just thinking about how cold that is!

Gee, what will you do when you reach the balmy 2C? ;o) LOL!

Rebecca (AKA - Rebel In Ontario) said...

Baby....it's cold outside! WOW! Hope your heat source was close at hand!