According to "Whats up with that?", The Northern Hemisphere in December 2009 has had the second heaviest snowfall since records began in 1966. North America set a new record level.
Strange how we always hear when it has been the hottest day since some date in the distant past, but we never hear about the coldest day. The BBC said that the temperature a couple of nights ago made this the coldest day of the year, but no suggestion that it might in fact have been the coldest day since the 1950's or even earlier.
And I suppose that we should not be surprised that Local Councils and Schools were totally unprepared for the snow. My waste time and money when the government experts all insisted that it was unlikely to happen, one professor apparently stating that we were unlikely to see snow in this country again.
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