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Chicago And Miami Had WILDLY Different Winters

By Joseph Erbentraut

Though meteorological winter — defined as Dec. 1 through March 1 — came to a close last Friday, you’d have a hard time knowing that based on the snowy, shiver-inducing weather that continues to plague much of the Midwest and East Coast.

Still, the bitterly cold, snowy weather experienced in much of the country this winter — introducing the term “polar vortex” to us — is something of an anomaly when compared to the rest of the planet: heat waves have hit Australia and temperatures have also been above normal in parts of Russia and much of …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green