Brrr… January coldest on record since 1994

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MILLPORT, Ohio – Last month was the coldest January since 1994, according to Edwin R. Copeland, U.S. weather observer, reporting from his post in southern Columbiana County.

The high temperature for the month was 49 degrees recorded Jan. 9. The low temperature was 19 degrees below zero recorded Jan. 27. Four nights the temperatures fell below zero.

From Jan. 13-29, no day was above freezing and the highest temperature for that period was 12 degrees.

The largest snowfall was recorded Jan. 28 with 3 inches.

The 110-year averages for January are: 27.6 degrees, 2.8 inches of rainfall, 8.3 inches of snowfall and 30 percent sunshine.

Averages for January 2003 are: 20.7 degrees, 1.5 inches of rain, 13.5 inches of snowfall and 45 percent sunshine.

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