“We’re having a heat wave, a tropical heat wave. Also a temperate heat wave and an Arctic heat wave, with temperatures reaching the high 80s in northern Norway.”
“And the Republican majority on the Supreme Court just voted to limit the Biden administration’s ability to do anything about it.”
The weather forecast for New York looks fairly typical for July
Mr. Stefansson then referred to ‘the “Great University of Unlearning”’ he attended in the Arctic, He found in the Arctic, he said, that 40 to 60 per cent of what he had been taught about that region was incorrect,
Fallacies About Eskimos
For instance, he explained, Eskimos do not make a habit of drinking oil and, although some Eskimos have snow houses, most of them never heard of such abodes until they were told about them by European travelers. Mr. Stefansson added that the United States Weather Bureau had published the fact that temperature went as high as 100 degrees (Fahrenheit) in the shade north of the Arctic Circle.
In 1927, a group of women tried to drive to the Arctic Ocean. Hot weather, melting permafrost and forest fires forced them to abandon their expedition.
the motor party journeyed to 270 miles north of the Arctic Circle, prepared for freezing weather. To their continued astonishment the temperature was never’ less than 90 degrees in the shade
The intention was to reach the Arctic Ocean, but 40 miles of marsh country on the coast prevented this. An average of 210 miles a day was made on the journey, which was arduous in the extreme, ahd at one time the car had an actual race with death among the forest fires in Sweden over terrible roads
This was the front page of the New York Times on this date in 1936.
North Dakota set their all-time temperature record of 121F on July 6, 1936 at Dickinson. During that week, Fort Yates, North Dakota averaged 112F.
Streamflow on the Colorado River at the Colorado/Utah state line is normal.