January 23, 1916

On January 23, 1916, Browning, Montana experienced the greatest temperature drop in a 24 hour period in recorded history. On January 23, the citizens experienced a high, balmy temperature of 44 degrees Fahrenheit. Within 24 hours the temperature had dropped 100 degrees to a mind (and genital) numbing -56 degrees Fahrenheit. It went from shorts and sandals to looking for a polar bear to snuggle with. Jack Frost was nipping at more than your nose on that day, I tell you what.

I question the use of the word "balmy" to describe a temperature of 44 degrees Fahrenheit, although it would certainly be better than -56 degrees. Either way, I suggest doing something to keep warm, such as sharing Twisted-History.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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