Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Fact of the Day: Atacama Snow

Despite being the driest non-polar desert in the world and having average daily temperatures reach over 100 F (37.77C), in 2011 the Atacama desert in South America had snow when an extremely cold front from Antarctica went into their direction.

15 comments:

  1. My goodness they often say hotter places in summer, colder in winter.

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  2. We'll avoid that giant litterbox, snow or not.

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  3. Cool, Adam! Did you know that a cloud can weigh a ton?

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  4. My goodness that's super hot, and I feel sorry for anyone who would get stuck there! Hugs...and Happy Wednesday!

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  5. Oh I remember that~ Thanks for share this fact
    xx

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  6. That's interesting, thanks for sharing that. Greetings!

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  7. Climate is changing, no doubt about it.

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  8. Now, there is a place I have no desire in seeing

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  9. That can happen in most desert places - cook to death in the day and then freeze at night.
    Surely people knew of this from even WW2 movies - the North African
    Campaign!!!
    I am glad that you are trying to "educate" some people.
    Colin

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