The winter season will be upon us before we know it! If you’re suffering from a broken heater or broken furnace, contact Middleton Heat & Air to get it fixed right away! If not, here are some fun winter facts to keep you warm all through the season.
- The coldest temperature ever recorded in the world was -128 degrees Celsius, in Vostok Station in Antarctica in 1983.
- Much of the damage done by winter storms is not from snow, but from the weight of ice.
- The shape of each snowflake is determined by temperature, wind, the amount of time it takes to fall to the ground, and the amount of water vapor in the air.
- According to the Guinness Book of World Records, on January 28, 1887, a 15-inch wide, 8-inch thick snowflake ever observed fell in Fort Keogh, Montana.
- The winter of 1779 – 1780 was so cold that ice was piled 20 feet high along the Delmarva Coast and stayed there until spring.
- The all-time world record for the largest snowfall in a single day was set in the United States on December 4, 1913, when Georgetown, Colorado received a staggering 63 inches of snow – more than five feet.
Get your tune up today and be sure to stay warm during the coming winter months!