Anjan’s (Maybe Random) Winter Believe-It-Or-Not Facts: Winter/Holiday Edition
Most snowfall in 24 hours - The most snowfall in 24 hours occurred in Silver Lake, Colorado. A whopping 95 inches of snowfall fell in the 24-hour storm!
Tallest Christmas tree - At an incredible height of 161 feet, this record-holding grand fir is the tallest living Christmas tree in America. It's so huge that the star on top is itself 10 feet tall. This tree is located in New York, New York - just next to the Rockefeller center.
Most lights on a Christmas tree - The record for the most lights lit simultaneously on a Christmas tree is 150,000 lights, just outside the Cologne Cathedral in Germany.
Warmest winter on record (in America) - 2014-15’s winter was the warmest on record, with an average temperature of 30.3º Fahrenheit.
Coldest winter on record (in America) - 1935-36’s winter was the coldest on record, with an average temperature of 10.7º Fahrenheit. Ironically, the following summer was one of the hottest summers on record.