Monday, February 13, 2017

Coldest Day in Alabama History - 2/13/1899

This is from the Montgomery Advertiser, 2/14/1899. The temperature dropped to -14 on this date in Anniston in 1899.

12 below zero in Uniontown, AL in Perry County and -7 in Opelika in Lee County on this date in 1899.

On this date in 1899 the temperature dropped to five below zero in Selma, Alabama (Selma).

Mobile, AL celebrated Mardi Gras in 1899
with heavy sleet and dropped to -1.

The official low at the Fountain Heights weather office in Birmingham was -10.
Other lows included:
Tuscaloosa -7
Elba -7
Greensboro -5
Florence -11
Decatur -12
Oneonta -15
Hamilton –16
Scottsboro –16
Valley Head -18
Source: Bill Murray @wxhistorian on

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