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01-08-2004, 10:41 PM
Here are the answers to the quiz. Particulars for questions 1-4 and 6 can be found at the NCDC site posted in the quiz.

1. Among the following states, which has recorded the lowest official minimum temp at -52 F?
e. NY = -52

2. Among those states, which has recorded a minimum of at least -45 F?
The others are: VT = -50; EDIT: ME = -50; NH = -47

3. Eight states in the U.S. have recorded minimums of -60 F or lower. Name the seven that are not Alaska.
MT = -70; UT =-69; WY =-66; CO =-61; ID, MN, & ND = -60

4. Which of those seven has made it down to -70 F?

5. What is the record minimum temperature for North America?
d. -81 F at Snag, Yukon Territory

6. What is the record minimum temperature for the U.S.?
c. -80 F at Prospect Creek, AK.

Here's the story of the intersecting answers to 5 and 6: The Coldest Place in North America (http://www.gi.alaska.edu/ScienceForum/ASF16/1630.html)

02-11-2009, 09:20 AM
BTTT for updated Maine record.