Daily Archives: February 18, 2024

1925 : The Amazon’s Worst Drought

“Proxy tree-ring and historical evidence for precipitation extremes during the preinstrumental nineteenth century indicate that recent floods and droughts on the Amazon River may have not yet exceeded the range of natural hydroclimatic variability. The most severe and sustained drought … Continue reading

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February 19, 1884 Tornado Outbreak

“Middlebury Register and Addison county Journal 29 Feb 1884, Great Loss of Life in Five Southern States Thousands of Houses Destroyed—Hundreds of People Killed, The States of Georgia, Alabama, North and South Carolina and Louisiana have been visited by one … Continue reading

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February 19, 1888 Illinois Tornado

“York Democratic Press 24 Feb 1888, Fri -Page 2 BY CYCLONE AND FLAME.—Tho Town of Vernon, Ils,, Nearly Wiped Out. AN APPALLING DISASTER! Tho Loss of Life Estimated at Fully : Forty-Eight. Whole Families Buried Beneath the Ruins of Their … Continue reading

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1°C Temperature Drop

“Ice Age doomsayers note evidence that average temperatures in the  Northern Hemisphere dropped 1° Celsius during the 1950s and 1960s. Kukla found that the average snow and ice cover in the Northern Hemisphere increased sharply in 1971 compared with the … Continue reading

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