Monthly Archives: March 2011

March Weather Record at PDX

Guest post by Steve Pierce, Vancouver Vancouver, Washington (Monday, March 28th 2011) 7:00am PT — It’s official! The Portland International Airport has set a new all-time record for the latest date to record its first 60 degree temperature in a given calendar year. The previous record was yesterday, March … Continue reading

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Snows of Kilimanjaro defy global warming predictions

MassLive, 19 March 2011 Stan Freeman If there is a poster child for global warming, it may be the vanishing snows of Kilimanjaro, which were predicted to disappear as early as 2015 in a widely-publicized report a decade ago. However, … Continue reading

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February in the Mid-Willamette Valley and Portland

After a three-week hiatus, winter returned to the Northwest in mid-February. But the theme of the month was not “rain” – it was “cold.” In the mid-Valley, February of 2011 was the coldest in 18 years: the average monthly temperature … Continue reading

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