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Re: Largest One Week Temperature Variations You’ve Experienced
« Reply #75 on: December 28, 2022, 02:57:06 PM »

In Missoula, it's a damn heat wave. It's gone from -23 with -40 wind chill last Wednesday the 22nd to today with light rain showers and 40 making the snow all yucky and mushy.

Looks like we have the same temperature spread–just twenty degrees colder where you are.

It's currently 57°F and cloudy here in Wichita, with a forecast high of 59°F.  Last Thursday, the low was —5°F.  That's a 64-degree spread in one week.  There has been a stiff south wind both yesterday and today, around 20—25 mph.  The little snow cover that remained on Christmas lasted longer than it might have otherwise, because we got freezing rain on the evening of the 25th, which ended up somewhat protecting the snow from immediate melting under a thin crust of ice.  Most of the remainder has melted today, however, with just little spots still to be found.
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Re: Largest One Week Temperature Variations You’ve Experienced
« Reply #76 on: December 28, 2022, 04:28:27 PM »

We went from -24° last Wednesday morning to 61° yesterday - 85° spread.
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Re: Largest One Week Temperature Variations You’ve Experienced
« Reply #77 on: January 01, 2023, 11:15:10 PM »

Similarly, like in the last two posts, we went from -8°F to +61°F between 12/23 and 12/27 here in Joliet.  A very nice temperature differential if I do say so myself.  :) It's going to be really difficult to beat Denver in this contest, though.
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« Reply #78 on: February 25, 2023, 07:42:38 PM »

The most I can remember here is when we skipped spring this past May: from a low of 33 on May 4 to a high of 93 on May 10.
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Re: Largest One Week Temperature Variations You’ve Experienced
« Reply #79 on: January 15, 2024, 07:37:55 PM »

I may have actually broken this in October. I was home on a break from college, where it apparently got up to about 91 degrees. Less than a week later, I was back in Tulsa right in time for a cold snap which brought a low temperature of 27. That's a difference of 64 degrees if I'm counting this right. And a couple days after that cold snap hit it got up to 90 here, so that would be my new single-place temperature variation record I've experienced at 63.
This week broke my record again. Back home in Houston on Jan 8 it was the most humid 73 I can ever recall, while this week (Jan 14), it got down to 0 here in Tulsa. Which makes it convenient to calculate that my single-week temperature variation record is now 73 degrees.
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« Reply #80 on: February 27, 2024, 11:12:09 PM »

At 5 PM on Monday it was 65. At 7 AM tomorrow it will be 5. So that's 60 degrees in 38 hours. Yesterday I biked 34 miles in shorts and was sweating, today I couldn't feel my face after walking outside for 5 minutes.

It wasn't a linear decline either - it bottomed at 32 last night, warmed up to 51 this morning, and has since been rapidly cooling. That's a total decrease of 79 degrees in 32 hours, factoring out the 6 hours in which it was warming up.

The most I can remember here is when we skipped spring this past May: from a low of 33 on May 4 to a high of 93 on May 10.
Ha, this post was almost exactly one year ago.
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Re: Largest One Week Temperature Variations You’ve Experienced
« Reply #81 on: February 28, 2024, 06:18:50 AM »

As reported by Weather Underground for February, 2024:

Saturday, February 24th: Low of 46℉
Monday, February 26th: High of 91℉ which set a record for that date
https://twitter.com/NWSFortWorth/status/1761944340228866409
https://twitter.com/NWSFortWorth/status/1762194612876415251
Thursday, February 29th: Low of 41℉ forecast
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Re: Largest One Week Temperature Variations You’ve Experienced
« Reply #82 on: February 28, 2024, 12:25:05 PM »

How about one day? Yesterday it was 72 degrees in Detroit, right now it's 35 degrees in Detroit. The high today was 60 which has already happened. Lower Michigan is having some back and forth weather, one day it'll be 60, the next day it'll be 32, the next day it'll be 48, then 38, then 53 or something like that. That's how Michigan weather is though.
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Re: Largest One Week Temperature Variations You’ve Experienced
« Reply #83 on: February 28, 2024, 12:28:08 PM »

That's how Michigan weather is though.

Along with the other states, too...
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« Reply #84 on: February 28, 2024, 02:32:38 PM »

This weather has been insane the last couple of days. 73 for a high yesterday and temperatures late this morning got down to 21. A low of 18 is forecast tonight.
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Re: Largest One Week Temperature Variations You’ve Experienced
« Reply #85 on: February 28, 2024, 11:31:56 PM »

That's how Michigan weather is though.

Along with the other states, too...
Yeah I basically told someone from Ohio that too. They said only in Ohio can it go from 70 to 30 in one day I said Michigan says hold my beer.
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Re: Largest One Week Temperature Variations You’ve Experienced
« Reply #86 on: February 29, 2024, 07:05:09 AM »

The swings are getting worse.
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Re: Largest One Week Temperature Variations You’ve Experienced
« Reply #87 on: February 29, 2024, 08:18:26 AM »

Michigan says hold my beer. Stroh's.
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« Reply #88 on: February 29, 2024, 10:12:46 AM »



That's how Michigan weather is though.

Along with the other states, too...

Yeah I basically told someone from Ohio that too. They said only in Ohio can it go from 70 to 30 in one day I said Michigan says hold my beer.

Everybody, in every state, every year, says, "Only in __________ can the weather go from _________ to __________ in __________ hours!"

It's not a Michigan thing.  It's an everywhere thing.  And if it's specific to a region, then it's a general Midwest thing.

I suspect North Dakota might tell Michigan to hold its beer.
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Re: Largest One Week Temperature Variations You’ve Experienced
« Reply #89 on: February 29, 2024, 10:37:20 AM »

That's how Michigan weather is though.

Along with the other states, too...

Being from Oklahoma, it is weird to me how little the weather has changed in Las Vegas since I got here. About the same temperature every day (one day it rained so it was a little cooler). It feels like it got stuck or something.
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Re: Largest One Week Temperature Variations You’ve Experienced
« Reply #90 on: February 29, 2024, 11:03:11 AM »



That's how Michigan weather is though.

Along with the other states, too...

Yeah I basically told someone from Ohio that too. They said only in Ohio can it go from 70 to 30 in one day I said Michigan says hold my beer.

Everybody, in every state, every year, says, "Only in __________ can the weather go from _________ to __________ in __________ hours!"

It's not a Michigan thing.  It's an everywhere thing.  And if it's specific to a region, then it's a general Midwest thing.

I suspect North Dakota might tell Michigan to hold its beer.

So you're saying Denver is in the Midwest now? smh

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« Reply #91 on: February 29, 2024, 11:07:08 AM »

Being from Oklahoma, it is weird to me how little the weather has changed in Las Vegas since I got here. About the same temperature every day (one day it rained so it was a little cooler). It feels like it got stuck or something.

Touché.

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« Reply #92 on: February 29, 2024, 11:07:58 AM »

So you're saying Denver is in the Midwest now? smh

No.  In fact, I was thinking of you when I typed that.  But I suspect it's more common in, say, South Dakota than in Grand Junction.  Maybe I'm wrong about that.
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« Reply #93 on: February 29, 2024, 11:13:07 AM »

So you're saying Denver is in the Midwest now? smh

No.  In fact, I was thinking of you when I typed that.  But I suspect it's more common in, say, South Dakota than in Grand Junction.  Maybe I'm wrong about that.

The Front Range and eastern plains are definitely swingier than the western slope. The mountains are somewhere in between as they're fairly predictably unpredictable. (You can not see a cloud in the sky and 30 minutes later be in a lightning storm.)

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« Reply #94 on: February 29, 2024, 11:15:47 AM »

The Front Range and eastern plains are definitely swingier ...

Which I know well, having grown up 200 miles from the eastern edge of metro Denver.
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« Reply #95 on: February 29, 2024, 11:25:04 AM »

Being from Oklahoma, it is weird to me how little the weather has changed in Las Vegas since I got here. About the same temperature every day (one day it rained so it was a little cooler). It feels like it got stuck or something.

Touché.



I saw a post in one of the Las Vegas Reddit groups shaming Midwestern tourists for making fun of valets clustering around big outdoor heaters when it's in the 50s.
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« Reply #96 on: February 29, 2024, 01:34:39 PM »

"You know what they say about weather in __________: 'If you don't like it, just wait 5 minutes and it will change.'"
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« Reply #97 on: February 29, 2024, 02:35:30 PM »



That's how Michigan weather is though.

Along with the other states, too...

Yeah I basically told someone from Ohio that too. They said only in Ohio can it go from 70 to 30 in one day I said Michigan says hold my beer.

Everybody, in every state, every year, says, "Only in __________ can the weather go from _________ to __________ in __________ hours!"

It's not a Michigan thing.  It's an everywhere thing.  And if it's specific to a region, then it's a general Midwest thing.

I suspect North Dakota might tell Michigan to hold its beer.
Well the Great Lakes vastly has an effect on Michigan's weather. Not too as many other states are going to get the effects of lake effect snow. The Great Lakes can whip up a storm in a hurry.
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« Reply #98 on: February 29, 2024, 02:35:53 PM »

"You know what they say about weather in __________: 'If you don't like it, just wait 5 minutes and it will change.'"
That's a common one here in Michigan.
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