Record cold in Terre Adélie - Antarctica .
Antarctica continues to defy the global warming script, with a report from Meteo France, that June this year was the coldest Antarctic June ever recorded, at the French Antarctic Dumont d’Urville Station.
June 2014 is the month of June and the coldest since records began in 1956, and the second coldest month all together months (after September 1958 with -23.5 ° C). The daily minimum temperature record for June was also beaten with -34.9 ° C recorded 3 (previous record: -33.4 ° C).
Other elements make an unusual month in June 2014 in Terre Adélie. Accustomed to strong winds even if the station is not located in a corridor of katabatic winds (see below), the wind there was particularly low: the average is less than 36% of normal (22.2 km / h against 35.3 km / h).
Just heard on the ABC (Australia) News that Brisbane and many areas of Queensland had their coldest overnight temperature ever recorded. Many inland areas of Queensland had morning temps down to -5 celsius
Australia is breaking 103 year freezing records:
In the Mean : 10 July: CBS: Polar Vortex Part II: Record Low Cold Possible Next Week Meteorologist Megan Glaros reports the polar vortex will be shooting a pocket of cold air our way in the middle of next week, possibly resulting in record low temperatures all across large portions of the Midwest and upper Great Plains, including Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, and Ohio…