Warming Arctic Could Lead to Fewer Extremely Cold Winters: Study

June 16, 2014 8:18 AM

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Arctic warming is associated with fewer extreme winters in the U.S. and Europe, a new study suggests.

January 2014 saw temperatures in the U.S fall several notches, with Minnesota recording -37°C and even Sunshine State Florida freezing on some days. Climate scientists had attributed this drop in winter temperatures to the Arctic amplification phenomenon.

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