Weather Watch

Test your knowledge of sun, rain patterns in the pines

cambrian@thetribunenews.comJanuary 2, 2014 

Take the Cambria Weather Watch quiz! Answers are at the end.

1. Although Dec. 21 represents the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, the sun actually sets 4 minutes later on that date than earlier in the month.
A. True
B. False

2. How much rain on how many days can we expect to receive during an average winter (January through March)?
A. 7 inches; 12 rainy days
B. 10 inches; 16 rainy days
C. 13 inches; 20 rainy days
D. 16 inches; 24 rainy days

3. What is the lowest temperature recorded in Cambria over the last 15 years?
A. 30 degrees
B. 25 degrees
C. 20 degrees
D. Less than 20 degrees

4. Which month has the lowest average temperature?
A. December
B. January
C. February
D. All three months are about the same

Answers: 1. A or B; 2. B; 3. B; 4. D.

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