"Normally, by January 1, I'd have had several opportunities to cross-country ski right here in my own neighbourhood.
Instead, I've killed several mosquitoes found flitting around in my house!"
It seems this year we all have a story of how the weather surprised us. With Californians enjoying the winter and its lack of rain this winter to folks in the Midwest being pounded by late winter snow, the stories keep coming in. The US isn't alone. It seems what we have seen so far of global warming has been more of a global shifting, with some areas of the world seeing far colder temperatures while other seeing far warmer. The BBC asked readers from around the world to share thier stories, and compiled a database with the most relevant tales.
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