On the Cusp?: Antarctic Station Observes New Low: -100.8F

Russ Steele

University Of Wisconsin Antarctica South Pole 

P Gosselin has the story at the No Tricks Zone: 

According to the University of Wisconsin, Madison here, on June 11, 2012, the South Pole Station measured a new record low temperature.

Antarctica weather station. Photo source: http://amrc.ssec.wisc.edu/aboutus/

The mercury dropped to -73.8°C/-100.8°F, breaking the previous minimum temperature record of -73.3°C/-99.9°F set in 1966.

H/T to No Tricks Zone.

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