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Friday, November 22, 2013

What is the coldest temperature ever recorded in Washington, DC?

a. -10°F b. -7°F c. 0°F d. -15°F
Answer: After a snowstorm left a foot of snow over the city on February 8, 1899, a record cold wave struck. On February 11, the temperature dipped to -15°F in the District. It was followed by a second great storm called "The Great Valentines Day Blizzard" which dumped another 20.5 inches of snow. That year DC saw a record 54 inches of snow.

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