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  Winter weather
Updated 08 November 2001, 22.06

 
The lowest temperature ever recorded was at Vostok in Antarctica in 1983. What was it?
  A: -89.2 C (-128.6 F)
  B: -43 C (-45.4 F)
  C: -127.6 C (-197.68 F)
What temperature does it have to be for snow to reach the ground without melting?
  A: No more than 0 C (32 F)
  B: No more than 2 C (35.6 F)
  C: No more than -2 C (28.4 F)
How many sides do snowflakes have?
  A: 4
  B: 8
  C: 6
The biggest hailstone ever recorded fell in Bangladesh in 1986. How much did it weigh?
  A: 500 g (1.1lb)
  B: 800 g (1.8lb)
  C: 1 kg (2.4lb)
The highest wind speed ever recorded on land was in 1934 on Mount Washington, New Hampshire, USA. How fast was it?
  A: 371 kmh (231 mph)
  B: 400 kmh (248.5 mph)
  C: 256 kmh (159 mph)

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