Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Important Question From The Arctic PNW

Why is it a cold "snap" and a warm "spell"?

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1 comment:

Smoothtooperate said...


cold snap
(Physical Geography) a sudden short spell of cold weather

Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
cold′ snap`

a sudden, relatively brief period of cold weather. Also called cold′ spell`.

It can be both apparently...I did not know that.

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