kare11.com | Twin Cities, MN | October Extremes
October 2009 is going down in the record books in many ways. The normal high temperature for the first two weeks is supposed to be 63 degrees. This year the high temperature was only 47 degrees. That ranks as the coldest first two weeks of the October. The previous coldest was 52 degrees in 1875. The most recent cold was 54 degrees in 1979.Little Ice Age - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Beginning around 1850, the climate began warming and the Little Ice Age ended.