- The coldest winter ever recorded was -128 Celsius (-198.4 Fahrenheit) in Vostok Station Antarctica in 1983.
- Ice causes more damage during the winter months than more people would expect. When ice forms in the cracks in roads and expands, it creates potholes. Black ice is one of the highest causes of accidents during winter months. Accumulation of icicles on a homes roof and gutters can cause major damage due to the weight.
- According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the largest snowflake ever observed was 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick.
- The winter of 1779-1780 was so cold that the upper portion of the Chesapeake Bay and the entire Potomac River were frozen solid.
- Five feet of snow is pretty bad. In 1913, Georgetown, Colorado experienced that staggering amount in one day.
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