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Suffolk: Are we really experiencing Arctic temperatures?

17:37 18 January 2013

How cold is Suffolk?

How cold is Suffolk?

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THE sub-zero temperatures have been described as being Arctic-like but how cold is Suffolk in comparison with the rest of the world?

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Despite the cold weather here, Ipswich appears to be in the middle range of temperatures globally with a high in the Caribbean of 25c ranging down to a very chilly -39c in Antarctica.

This week temperatures have dropped as far as -15c in Debenham meaning it was colder here than in popular European ski resorts.

But at the moment things are comparatively mild at -1c.

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4 comments

  • Thanks for confirming that a few colder days in Suffolk are not the same as the harsh conditions of the North Pole.

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    Talking Sleeve

    Sunday, January 20, 2013

  • Thanks for confirming that a few colder days in Suffolk are not the same as the harsh conditions of the North Pole.

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    Talking Sleeve

    Sunday, January 20, 2013

  • I don't know where you come up with7 for Florida,although it has been in the 80's until today,they are having a "cold " spell 69 deg for a high expected to last for a couple of days.A bit different to the 49 deg you come up with .

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    gavalie

    Friday, January 18, 2013

  • A rum selection of places - how about parts of Russia for coldness and Australia right now for record heat ? Paris is similar to Ipswich most of the time anyway and Florida is well, dead wrong .

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    andy allen

    Friday, January 18, 2013

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