20 Apr 2011, 9:51am
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Late chill may set record

Region usually hits 60-degree mark by now

By Mike Prager The Spokesman-Review, April 19, 2011 [here]

Statistics are now proving what just about everyone in the Inland Northwest knows: This has been one of the coolest and wettest springs ever.

After record-setting rainfall in March, Spokane has yet to hit the 60-degree mark and is on the verge of breaking the record for latest occurrence of 60 degrees.

Spokane’s highest temperature so far this spring was 59 degrees on March 31.

The National Weather Service says that in nearly 130 years of recordkeeping, the latest date for reaching 60 is April 22, set in 1917.

Even if the temperature reached 60 today – and it probably won’t – it would still be the third-latest date for hitting that benchmark of spring. … [more]

Note: coldest winter/spring on record records are being set all over the Pacific Northwest. Evidently all that alleged (Climategate frauded up) warming is somewhere else on the planet.



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