Ground Hog Day: Warmest January of Record (1897-2006) at Madison, WI
- Temperatures at Madison in January, 2006 were the warmest in 110 years of record (since 1897).
New record: temperature: January, 2006 (31.9 Deg. F.) A.P.
Old record: temperature: January, 1933 (30.8 Deg. F.) Dnt.
Brodhead 1 SW, WI
New record: temperature: January, 2006 (32.5 Deg. F.)
Old record: temperature: January, 1933 (32.4 Deg. F.)
States where January 2006 mean temperature was a new record include WI, MN, MI, ND, SD, NE, IA, IL ...
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I heard it's Sun Prairie, WI (near Madison) that has the claim to Ground Hog Day, not some town near Pittsburgh, PA.