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January 30, 2 AM: Wind Chill History

Here is a look at the lowest wind chills & longest durations of brutal wind chills at the Purdue University Airport since 1950.

Posted: Jan 30, 2019 2:22 AM
Updated: Jan 30, 2019 10:57 AM

TOP 5 LOWEST WIND CHILLS RECORDED SINCE 1950:

1.  -51 January 20, 1985

2.  -45 December 24, 1983...January 23, 1963...January 24, 1963

3.  -44 January 18, 1994

4.  -41 January 15, 1977

5.  -40 January 15, 1972...January 15, 1994...December 22, 1989...January 6, 2014*

*Note - several hours of data were missing prior to -40 reading in 2014, so it may have gotten lower. 

TOP 5 LONGEST DURATIONS WITH WIND CHILLS OF LESS THAN -40:

1.  16 Hours:  January 20, 1985

2.  15 Hours:  December 24, 1983

3.   7 Hours:  January 18, 1994

4.   5 Hours:  January 16, 1977

5.   3 Hours January 23, 1963...January 24, 1963

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