It’s not the carbon dioxide

CO2 and 50 State COLD Records

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Coldest Temperatures on Record for Each of 50 States

1875 – 1900: 5 State Records

  • 1893 -17° Delaware
  • 1899 -2° Florida
  • 1899 -16° Louisiana
  • 1899 -47° Nebraska
  • 1899 -39° Ohio

1901 – 1925: 9 State Records

  • 1904 -34° New Jersey
  • 1904 -42° Pennsylvania
  • 1905 -29° Arkansas
  • 1905 -40° Kansas
  • 1905 -40° Missouri
  • 1912 -40° Maryland
  • 1917 -32° Tennessee
  • 1917 -37° West Virginia
  • 1925 -48° Maine

1926 – 1950: 15 State Records

  • 1930 -27° Oklahoma
  • 1933 -54° Oregon
  • 1933 -23° Texas
  • 1933 -50° Vermont
  • 1933 -66° Wyoming
  • 1934 -51° Michigan
  • 1934 -47° New Hampshire
  • 1936 -60° North Dakota
  • 1936-58° South Dakota
  • 1937 -45° California
  • 1937 -50° Nevada
  • 1940 -17° Georgia
  • 1942 -25° Rhode Island
  • 1943 -32° Connecticut
  • 1943 -60° Idaho

1951 – 1975: 7 State Records

  • 1951 -50° New Mexico
  • 1954 -70° Montana
  • 1966 -27° Alabama
  • 1966 -19° Missippi
  • 1968 -48° Washington
  • 1971 -40° Arizona
  • 1971 -80° Alaska

1976 – 2000: 14 State Records

  • 1979 +12° Hawaii
  • 1979 -52° New York
  • 1981 -35° Massachusetts
  • 1985 -61° Colorado
  • 1985 -34° North Carolina
  • 1985 -19° South Carolina
  • 1985 -69° Utah
  • 1985 -30° Virginia
  • 1994 -36° Indiana
  • 1994 -37° Kentucky
  • 1996 -47° Iowa
  • 1996 -60° Minnesota
  • 1996 -55° Wisconsin
  • 1999 -36° Illinois

Sources:

http://onlyzerocarbon.org/carbon_dioxide.html
http://ggweather.com/climate/extremes_us.htm

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