If you are a frequent reader of this blog you may recall that Halloween is a cross-quarter day.  Cross-quarter days mark the mid-point between a solstice and an equinox.  Halloween historically marked the middle date between the autumnal equinox and the winter solstice and in the Celtic calendar it was referenced as Samhain.  The next… Read more Halloween

Warm Halloween

Halloween was quite warm if you live in southern North Dakota, but not so warm across the northern portion of the state.  An area of low pressure tracked almost right through central North Dakota yesterday, meaning the northern half of the state recorded temperatures in the 40s, which is very typical of the time of… Read more Warm Halloween

Halloween Records

Halloween Record Lows are listed below.  You will notice that many of the records were set in 1991, the year of the famed “Halloween Blizzard” that struck mainly Minnesota, but North Dakota (and of course other areas) furnished the cold air for that event.  Many of the other records were set in 2002, the last… Read more Halloween Records