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Antarctica Sets Cold Record of -135.8 Degrees
Weather Channel ^ | December 9, 2013 | Seth Borenstein

Posted on 12/10/2013 5:13:06 AM PST by gusopol3

Feeling chilly? Here's cold comfort: You could be in East Antarctica which new data says set a record for soul-crushing cold.

Try 135.8 degrees Fahrenheit below zero; that's 93.2 degrees below zero Celsius, which sounds only slightly toastier. Better yet, don't try it. That's so cold scientists say it hurts to breathe.

A new look at NASA satellite data revealed that Earth set a new record for coldest temperature recorded. It happened in August 2010 when it hit -135.8 degrees. Then on July 31 of this year, it came close again: -135.3 degrees.

The old record had been -128.6 degrees, which is -89.2 degrees Celsius.

(Excerpt) Read more at weather.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: antarctic; cold; globalcooling; record
I can't stand it that I'm posting an article by Seth Borenstein, but I didn't have time to look for a better one. Of course, this "has nothing to do with global warming", although of couse the Philippine typhoon and "Thank God for Sandy" were all about global warming.
1 posted on 12/10/2013 5:13:07 AM PST by gusopol3
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To: gusopol3
Must be Climate change again.

The polar bears, penguins and seals are freezing to death because of our irresponsible use of carbon based fuels.

Heck, its snowing right now here in Maryland.

2 posted on 12/10/2013 5:19:57 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: gusopol3
The Weather Channel is so completely in the tank for Global Warmism that it's positively sickening. As an example, the article you have referenced here has a link to this one: "Shrinking Arctic Ice Means Scorching U.S. Summers".

Huh? Did someone not tell TWC that Arctic ice has been growing this year at a record rate? That the Arctic has just had one of its shortest and coldest summers ever recorded? If so, they failed to make any mention of it in their propaganda.

August 2012................................................................August 2013

3 posted on 12/10/2013 5:22:58 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (Cogito, ergo armatum sum.)
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To: sickoflibs

I think we should send Al Gore down to check out the situation.


4 posted on 12/10/2013 5:23:05 AM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: gusopol3

The Global Warming hoaxers will say that the reason for the record cold was that the cold air was pushed to Antartica because of the hot air.


5 posted on 12/10/2013 5:23:10 AM PST by ExCTCitizen (Ben Carson/Rand Paul or Sara/Nikki in 2016)
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To: Farmer Dean
RE :”I think we should send Al Gore down to check out the situation.”

he doesn't like cold weather.

6 posted on 12/10/2013 5:24:41 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: ExCTCitizen

And they’ll be right, because they define what is fact.


7 posted on 12/10/2013 5:24:43 AM PST by gusopol3
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To: gusopol3

But, but, but this is not possible...I know this because I’ve been told for 20 years that we’re wrecking the planet and it’s getting warmer.

My guess is the global warming is so extreme now that all the thermometers are malfunctioning. Someone please create a hockey stick graph to show this.


8 posted on 12/10/2013 5:25:07 AM PST by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: sickoflibs

I know.That’s why I’d love to send him there for a week or so.


9 posted on 12/10/2013 5:31:20 AM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Farmer Dean

Al Gore pays those carbon credits so that he can live and luxury and still be morally pure green and saving this planet.


10 posted on 12/10/2013 5:33:11 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: gusopol3

Warm globally, cool locally!


11 posted on 12/10/2013 5:34:09 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; me = independent conservative)
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To: Farmer Dean; All
I think we should send Al Gore down to check out the situation.

Excellent recommendation.

Dispatch Al right away...

(Better yet, let's wait until July-August 2014.)

12 posted on 12/10/2013 5:34:21 AM PST by Colofornian
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To: gusopol3

That’s really cold. I kite wouldn’t fly in cold like that.


13 posted on 12/10/2013 5:34:32 AM PST by Tenacious 1 (Liberals can afford for things to go well, to work, for folks to be happy. They'd be out of work.)
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To: gusopol3
Dry ice sublimates out of the air at around -109 Fo...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dry_ice

IOW... Some of that "snow" they had that night was frozen CO2.

Wowsers.

Eat that Algore.

14 posted on 12/10/2013 5:39:05 AM PST by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Can’t wait to see that bumper sticker.


15 posted on 12/10/2013 5:45:30 AM PST by gusopol3
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To: gusopol3

And I’m sitting here complaining about 20 degrees.


16 posted on 12/10/2013 5:47:14 AM PST by al_c (Obama's standing in the world has fallen so much that Kenya now claims he was born in America.)
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To: andy58-in-nh

Didn’t the founder of The Weather Channel reject global warming?


17 posted on 12/10/2013 5:48:34 AM PST by KingLudd
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To: gusopol3


18 posted on 12/10/2013 5:51:29 AM PST by Iron Munro (Orwell: There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them.)
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To: KingLudd
Didn’t the founder of The Weather Channel reject global warming?

Yes. John Coleman, the founder of The Weather Channel described global warming as "the greatest scam in history".

Link here, or go to this address: http://icecap.us/index.php/go/joes-blog/comments_about_global_warming/

19 posted on 12/10/2013 5:53:40 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (Cogito, ergo armatum sum.)
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To: gusopol3

That’s so cold the spit freezes INSIDE your mouth.


20 posted on 12/10/2013 5:55:18 AM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Didn’t some famous philosopher tell us that “All Global Warming is Local”?


21 posted on 12/10/2013 5:57:04 AM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: gusopol3

GloBULL Warming


22 posted on 12/10/2013 5:57:54 AM PST by PATRIOT1876
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Did you read the part about streaking at the South Pole?


23 posted on 12/10/2013 5:59:40 AM PST by gusopol3
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To: gusopol3

Haha, no I didn’t. Practical joke: Lock the door when your cabin-mate does that. Plead cabin fever.


24 posted on 12/10/2013 6:02:28 AM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Pearls Before Swine

So cold lawyers have their hands in their own pockets.


25 posted on 12/10/2013 7:37:40 AM PST by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

So cold democrats kept their hands in their own pockets.


26 posted on 12/10/2013 7:43:59 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: gusopol3

Remember a couple summers ago when every high temperature was seen as absolute proof of global warming? Now much of the country is in the deep freeze and the coldest temperature ever seen on earth has been recorded and the climate change cultists are either silent or using tortured logic to explain how these abnormally cold temperatures are evidence of man caused climate change using the same global warming fraud.


27 posted on 12/10/2013 7:49:05 AM PST by The Great RJ ( eating)
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To: Mich Patriot

28 posted on 12/10/2013 7:57:48 AM PST by I got the rope
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To: gusopol3
Did Al Gore and his band of ‘more money than brains’ elite liberals seed the atmosphere to block sunlight?
29 posted on 12/10/2013 8:06:00 AM PST by GOPJ ("Remember who the real enemy is... ")
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To: The Great RJ

Right, I was just thinking about the June heat wave in the southwest this year, where Death Valley had a record or near it. All the warmists were really getting ready to celebrate. Then the summer turned out to have fewer record breaking and 100 degree temps than there had been for many years. But they’ve been handed the “keys to the Kingdom” and whatever they say is true. Obama’s Interior Secretary said so.


30 posted on 12/10/2013 8:08:07 AM PST by gusopol3
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To: I got the rope

Ha ha...awesome, thank you my fellow B1G fan.


31 posted on 12/10/2013 9:06:58 AM PST by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: gusopol3

Since I invented it you can steal it and print away!


32 posted on 12/10/2013 7:33:20 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; me = independent conservative)
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To: C210N

I think it was ancient Roman Senator and philosopher named Alfius Pius Liberalis who was affectionately known as The Goracle!


33 posted on 12/10/2013 7:37:14 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; me = independent conservative)
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To: gusopol3
streaking at the South Pole?

That's called the “300 Club”?

...speaking of cold...

I was playing with a Frisbee at the South Pole in the summer of 1983. We were inside the dome.

The Frisbee didn’t last long. In flight, it nicked (barely scraped the rim) of a pole - it shattered into hundreds of shards in an instant. It looked like it had exploded!

Newcomers to the station frequently showed up to meals with characteristic white blisters on their noses. These came from stepping off the plane and raising their frozen camera to their face (and nose) to take thir first picture of the place.

The previous record cold was set in the winter of 1983 at our nearest neighbor (Vostok). I spent the next year at Amundsen-Scott.

34 posted on 12/11/2013 9:26:06 AM PST by kinsman redeemer (The real enemy seeks to devour what is good.)
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