Plummeting January 21 Temperatures In The US

Written by Tony Heller

 

jan 21 avg max temps

January 21 afternoon temperatures have dropped several degrees in the US since the 19th century, as has the likelihood of warm weather on this date.

On January 21, 1906, almost half of USHCN stations were over 60 degrees, and one out five were over 70 degrees.

jan 21 over 60 deg

jan 21 over 70 deg

There were 70-degree temperatures in many locations in New York, and 60-degree temperatures in New Hampshire.

Temperatures on this date in 1906 were 50-60 degrees warmer than this year.

US Weather – Current Temperatures Map | WeatherCentral.com

Temperatures were also very warm on this date in 1909, with the average maximum being 54 degrees.

Carbon dioxide seems to be having difficulty trapping heat as its concentration increases. It was 80 degrees in Boston on January 22, 1906, about 70 degrees warmer than today.

junction city union heat wave jan 26 1906

26 Jan 1906, Page 5 – The Junction City Weekly Union at Newspapers.com

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