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6 Winter Facts That Make Us Thankful to Live in the South

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.

  1. The coldest temperature ever recorded in the world was -128 degrees Celsius, in Vostok Station in Antarctica in 1983.
  2. Much of the damage done by winter storms is not from snow, but from the weight of ice.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. The winter of 1779 – 1780 was so cold that ice was piled 20 feet high along the Delmarva Coast and stayed there until spring.
  6. 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!

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