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Mid-June Frost Advisories for Michigan

On Tuesday June 11, the National Weather Service (NWS) in Marquette, Michigan issued frost advisories for central Lower Michigan below the lakeshore. Temperatures also dipped to near freezing or...

British Columbia Gets an Extended Winter as Gloomy Chill and Snow Cover the Region in June

The Weather Network writes about an unusual bout of winter weather for British Colombia: Summer-like temperatures are going on hiatus along the West Coast this week as a familiar pattern...

South Africa Gets Heavy Fall Snow

Five provinces in South Africa got an early taste of winter when a cold weather system moved in delivering below freezing temperatures and light to heavy snow across five...

Arctic Cold Front Delivers Late-Spring Snow to the Scottish Highlands

The BBC is reporting that an arctic cold front hit the Scottish Highlands in early June. The Mountain Weather Information Service (MWIS) service reports that the freezing temperatures were...

Deep Snow and Avalanches Delays Opening of Roads in Glacier National Park

Lingering deep snowpack at Logan Pass in Glacier National Park, combined with near daily avalanches, are setting back efforts to open the road for the summer tourist season, according...

Chilean Ski Resort Opens Early Amid Ongoing Heavy Snow

Valle Nevado ski resort in Chile opened three weeks early on May 31, opening three of its lifts, Gondola, Prado, and Vaivén, and their associated ski runs. The early...

Unseasonable Massive Spring Snowstorm Strands German Hikers

An unexpectedly harsh storm dumped up to six-and-a-half feet of snow on Germany’s highest peak, Zugspitze, trapping 29 hikers, dpa International reported on June 1. Several groups of hikers set...

Canadian Weather Service Issues a Rare May ‘Frost Advisory’

“Environment Canada has issued a frost advisory for parts of the region, including the Chatham and London areas, as well as Midwestern Ontario,” reported CK NewsToday, on May 30....

Texas Town Sees Extreme Temperature Drop and Heavy Hail, Snowplows Clear Streets

Image: screencapture of video supplied to ABC News by a resident of Marathon, TX ABC News reports that the town of Marathon, Texas experienced a weird severe weather event in...

South America’s Coldest May since 1950

Fox News reports on An unusual autumn freeze grips parts of South America, giving Chile its coldest May in 74 years, saying: Chileans are bundling up for their coldest autumn...

Northern Japan Hit with Extreme Cold in May

Electroverse, Boards4chan.org, and @StabilizClimate are each reporting on a strong cold front that took May temperatures in Japan’s northern provinces well below normal for the time of year. “Polar cold...

South American Ski Areas Get Welcome Pre-Season Snow Dump

Image via Instagram. “Pre-season snow blanketed several South American ski areas, including popular destinations like La Parva and Portillo,” Powder.com is reporting. Despite the official ski season normally being weeks away,...

Greenland Ice Shows Strong May Ice Gains

Image from Polar Portal: Surface Conditions. Greenland has demonstrated a significant ice mass gain and coverage since September of 2023, according to the Polar Portal a project of the Danish...

‘Massive Snowstorm,’ Shuts Down Travel to Much of Yellowstone National Park

Image: National Park Service, Yellowstone National Park, Josh Spice. It may say its spring on the calendar, but the weather in some parts of the United States seemingly hasn’t gotten...

South Australia Records Historically Low May Temperatures

Glam Adelaide reports that a number of locations in South Australia recorded historically low temperatures on May 22. “The chilly mornings are officially here, with many parts of SA recording...

‘Rare’ Snow Complicates Life in South Korea

Image: via the office of Seoraksan National Park in Gangwon Province, shows snow accumulated at a shelter on Mount Seorak, Wednesday. Yonhap Korea JoongAng Daily reported that Gangwon South Korea...

Autumn Freeze Delivers Chile’s Coldest May in 74 Years

Image: temperature anomaly of the lower atmosphere for South America. Blues and purples indicate well below average temperature. “Temperatures broke records along the coast of Chile and in Santiago, the...

‘Blob of Cold Air’ Results in Prolonged Winter Weather in Alaska

Fairbanks airport during snow operations. Image via Wikimapia. Alaska public media reported on a cold air incursion that covered the entire state of Alaska from early to mid-May, prolonging winter...

On Heavy Early Snow, Argentine Ski Resort Opens a Month Early

Cerro Catedral, Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Boscos  Cold temperatures and heavy snow combined to allow an early start to the ski season at Argentina’s Cerro Catedral ski resort, according to Snow-Forecast. “Argentina has seen...

Mid-May Snow and Cold Forecast for Australian Ski Areas

Snow Brains is reporting that a cold front forecast to sweep across Australia the weekend of May 16 through 18, is expected to drop snow across the Australian Alps. “A...

Late Season Snowstorm Boosts Colorado Ski Resorts, While Increasing Avalanche Risk

Image: Colorado Avalanche Information Center/Courtesy photo Summitdaily.com reports on late season snow boosting the end of season for Colorado ski resorts: Several Colorado ski areas enjoyed around a half-foot of snow...

Antarctic Vostok Station Records “Extreme Winter Cold” Prior to Winter’s Arrival

  Image: Vostok Station, Antarctica, Todd Sowers, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), Columbia University, Palisades, New York for NOAA. The German weather site wetteronline.de reported “extreme winter cold” in Antarctica as the mercury plummeted...

Utah’s Snowbird Ski Resort Is Celebrating May Snow

Image: Snowbird Resort Webcam. Signs of the Times (SOTT) is reporting that the Snowbird Sky Resort near Salt Lake City in Utah is celebrating an extended winter with well above...

Chile and Argentina Get Buried In Snow

Image: NASA MODIS satellite image of Argentina and  Chile showing snow cover. The Andes follow the border of Argentina and Chile, with both countries having ski resorts in the range,...

Mongolia Experiences Snowiest Winter in Since the 1970s

The 2023/2024 winter in Mongolia was its snowiest in nearly 50 years, reports the Mongolian National News Agency: This winter holds the record for the most snow in Mongolia since...