NEWS
Why Are We So Cold This Year?
Doug Webster DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist
Thu Dec 26, 2013 10:47 AM CST

Some winters are easy on us with mild weather and not much snow, while others have a completely different theme featuring bitter cold and snow piles to tell your grandchildren about. So why can one year be so different than the next? In some cases, during one winter we can see a significant overhaul in a weather pattern during the same season.

The answer is not so easy to understand and most likely lies more in the category of theory than an etching in stone. Europe has endured four severely cold winters during the past 10 years, including a couple ...

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