This Week In 1913

25 Mar 1913, 6 – The Los Angeles Times at

23 Mar 1913, Page 9 – The Daily Deadwood Pioneer-Times at


Easter Sunday brought tornadoes from coast to coast.

The true story of our national calamity of flood, fire and tornado … – Logan Marshall – Google Books

The worst flooding in Ohio history also occurred in 1913.

09 Dec 1913, 3 – The Los Angeles Times at

28 Mar 1913, 6 – The Baltimore Sun at

27 Mar 1913, Page 1 – The Washington Post at

27 Mar 1913, Page 1 – Harrisburg Telegraph at

24 Mar 1913, 1 – Evening Times-Republican at

25 Mar 1913, Page 5 – Reading Times at

The world’s record temperature of 134F was set in California on July 10, 1913.


From August 1 to September 7, 1913 Nebraska was over 100 degrees every day but one.

This picture was taken near where I bought my first house – in Richmond, Texas. The flood crest was 56 feet on December 11, 1913.

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6 Responses to This Week In 1913

  1. Henk van der Wilt says:


    What is your take on 1913 being part of a deep solar minimum with 85% of the days having no sunspots in relation to all this extreme weather?

  2. Bob Hoye says:

    A subtitle from the book:
    Thorough research.

  3. Disillusioned says:

    If only they had had wind turbines, solar panels, electric cars… and social distancing.

  4. James Grazulis says:

    The floods of 1913 destroyed the Erie Ohio canal in Ohio. That ended the use of the canal .

  5. Jim Dorsheimer says:

    Great research, I try to explain to the sheep of today, the reality of constant changing climate. They ignore and keep overreacting to Greta types. I give up.

  6. richard says:

    off piste but man I have been abused for saying this for weeks-

    “As of 19 March 2020, COVID-19 is no longer considered to be a high consequence infectious diseases (HCID) in the UK”

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