MARCH TEMPS 2013 VS 2012 COMPARE

March temps Cold 2013 VS Warm 2012 compare  
Why not look back and compare the record warm March 2012, with the chilly March 2013?
Notice in the 2012 charts that follow, that many warm temperature records were set or tied last March.
This includes the earliest 80 degree day ever at Minneapolis-St. Paul MN and Eau Claire WI
This includes the warmest low temperature for the month of March ever at Minneapolis-Saint Paul and Saint Cloud MN and Eau Claire WI.
Notice in 2013 that no daily cold temperature record extremes have been set or tied this March.
This is a significant statement about the nature of the temperature records for the last decade.
A fair comparison of the current March 2013 daily temps with that of March 2012 clearly demonstrates the broader trend that seems to be occurring in the temperature records. 
In fact most of the new temperature records for Minneapolis-Saint Paul and Saint Cloud MN and Eau Claire WI, have been new warm temperature record extremes lately.
When the temperature does turn south, it seems to approach the extreme record lows, but rarely seems to reach a new cold temperature extreme.

 

Now Look at March 2013

Now back to March 2012 Low temperatures

Now look at March 2013

Moving on to Saint Cloud, MN with the same set of charts and same time frame.

Now Look at Saint Cloud, MN, March 2013

Now back to Saint Cloud, MN, March 2012 Low temperatures

Now Look at Saint Cloud, MN, March 2013

Moving on to Eau Claire, WI with the same set of charts and same time frame.

Now compare the max temps for Eau Claire, WI, March 2013

Now back to Eau Claire, WI, March 2012 Low temperatures

 

Now compare the min temps for Eau Claire, WI, March 2013

That is all the charts for this story.



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