Atlanta’s high temperature yesterday reached only 73 F (22.8 C), the coolest high temperature on record for August 15, and a full 15 degrees below average for this time of year, and four degrees below the previous record high of 77 F (25 C) which was set in 1908.
Rare summer snowfall in Xinjiang,” reads the headline.
China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region witnessed a rare display of summer snowfall on Tuesday as a powerful cold air front moved into the area.
The North Carolina Port City set a record Thursday, and not one normally associated with a Carolina summer.
Thursday’s 71-degree high temperature was the area’s lowest for an Aug. 15 and the seventh-coldest in August since records began to be kept in 1874, according to the National Weather Service.
Temperature above 80 degrees north drops below freezing early, and continues to drop. it looks like the drop in about two weeks early.