North by East. Nasty Summer Cold
Two thousand sixteen marks the 200th anniversary of, what was described at the time to be "The year without a summer," in 1816. It followed the 1815 eruption of Indonesia's Mount Tambora. A text box citing weather facts, crops affected and the number of people that emigrated to warmer climates is included, as well as a text box discussing whether current weather trends. [illustration]
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Sneddon, Rob, "North by East. Nasty Summer Cold" (2016). Maine News Index - Down East Magazine. 4558.