New York City Experiences Coldest Month in 81 Years

Thomas Mangrum bundled up in his Statue of Liberty costume as he held a sign advertising Liberty Tax Service on Thursday in Brooklyn. “It’s been brutal out here,” Mr. Mangrum said. Credit Sam Hodgson for The New York Times

So just how could did it actually get in the month of February in new York? Well according to the New York Times the average temperature for the month lingered around 24 degrees and will go down in the books as the coldest recorded February in New York City since 1934. That is 81 years of weather. That is all the way back to the Depression, when there were so many more dire things to worry about than whether 7-Eleven had salt or whose turn it was to walk the dog. FULL REPORT