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On This Day In Weather History - January 28


  The maximum snowfall of 1.7 inches in 1918 is the least for any day in January.

1993   The morning low of +19 degrees was the coldest reading for the entire month of this warmest January. The following day Kansas City had its only measurable snow of the month. There have not been any days with a below zero average temperature.


1757   On a bitterly cold day in York Factory, Manitoba, it was cold enough to freeze English Brandy. English Brandy freezes at -26 degrees.

1887   The largest snowflakes in the world fell across Fort Keogh in Montana. The flakes were measured at a massive 15 inches across by 8 inches thick.