On the Cusp: International Falls MN Shatters 120-Year-Old Cold Record

Russ Steele

I used to live in Big Piney Wyoming, which was some times listed as the coldest spot in the nation, we compteted with International Falls and Cut Bank Montana for the Coldest Spot in the nation.

International Falls, MN. 18 Sep 2012.

  • New record: 20°F
  • Old record: 27°F set in 1891

There was some other records broken in Many other record low temps in MN, NE, SD, IN, IL, WI, IA and MO.


Author: Russ Steele

Freelance writer and climate change blogger. Russ spent twenty years in the Air Force as a navigator specializing in electronics warfare and digital systems. After his service he was employed for sixteen years as concept developer for TRW, an aerospace and automotive company, and then was CEO of a non-profit Internet provider for 18 months. Russ's articles have appeared in Comstock's Business, Capitol Journal, Trailer Life, Monitoring Times, and Idaho Magazine.

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