1936 Extreme Weather

“The mercury plumbed thermometric depths again in western Canada and the Northwestern sector of the United States with the polar mass expected to envelop most of , the north central states tomorrow. A reading of -41 marked the twenty-ninth consecutive day of sub-zero temperatures at Bemidji. Minn. A 62-year-old record fell at. Bismarck. N. D. A minimum of -27 wee recorded there today. A drop to -50 at Saskatoon. Sask . Canada. rounded out 56 days in a row In which the thermometer has never ventured above -20. Other low marks included: Minot, N. D., -39; Havre, Mont., -30; Sheri-dan, Wyo., -16; Aberdeen, S. D.. -21: Lutherville.Md:. -13. “

13 Feb 1936, 2 – The Missoulian at Newspapers.com

21 Mar 1936, Page 5 – The Evening Times at Newspapers.com

This week in 1936, much of the Eastern US was underwater. My grandfather was evacuated from a meeting in downtown Pittsburgh by boat.

20 Mar 1936 – ALL EASTERN AMERICA UNDER FLOOD WATERS 

19 Mar 1936, Page 1 – The Plain Speaker at Newspapers.com

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Two of the five deadliest US tornadoes occurred in 1936.

Top Ten US Killer Tornadoes

11 Apr 1936, Page 1 – Weekly Town Talk

TimesMachine: March 8, 1936 – NYTimes.com

TimesMachine: Sunday March 8, 1936 

TimesMachine: Friday March 20, 1936 – NYTimes.com

July, 1936 was the hottest month on record in the US.

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TimesMachine: July 7, 1936 – NYTimes.com

16 Jul 1936 – WORST DROUGHT IN HISTORY – Trove

11 Jul 1936, 1 – Chicago Tribune at Newspapers.com

The hottest temperature ever recorded in New York City (106F) occurred on July 9, 1936.

 

21 Jul 1936 – DEATHS IN CANADA – Trove

Page 1 – Carroll Daily Herald at Newspapers.com

14 Feb 1936 – INTENSE COLD – Trove

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24 Mar 1936 – UNITED STATES FLOODS – Trove

 

17 Apr 1936 – THIRD WORST DISASTER – Trove

11 Apr 1936, Page 1 – Weekly Town Talk

28 Sep 1936, 1 – The Sacramento Bee at Newspapers.com

25 Jul 1936 – TYPHOON SWEEPS JAPANESE ISLAND. – Trove

14 Oct 1936 – PHILIPPINES TYPHOON – Trove

22 Feb 1936 – A QUEENSLAND TORNADO. – Trove

09 Dec 1936 – 300 Dead – Trove

27 Feb 1936 – Cattle Dying in Hundreds – Trove

28 Sep 1936 – WORST DROUGHT IN HISTORY – Trove

29 Oct 1936 – TERRIFIC GALES LASH EUROPE AND BRITAIN – Trove