American and English Winters

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WHILE we, in the south of England, this February, have been enjoying weather of extraordinary mildness, we have read in the daily papers of bitter frost in America, and the miseries of a ferocious blizzard. It is by no means uncommon to find opposite winter weather, at the same time, east and west of the Atlantic. Can we form any exact idea as to frequency of the occurrence?

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MACDOWALL, A. American and English Winters. Nature 59, 416–417 (1899) doi:10.1038/059416c0

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