A poster to this site suggests that somebody lied when it comes to reporting frost in July on Prince Edward Island.
Here's the report from the CBC:
"Temperatures dropped to a record low in Prince Edward Island overnight Tuesday, with reports of frost throughout the province."
Throughout the province. So, it wasn't just somebody -- it was Islanders in general who lied.
Here's how the Charlottetown Guardian reported it:
"There are reports that frost occurred overnight in low-lying areas of P.E.I., a weather event virtually unheard of for July 8.
Some residents said they had to scrap frost off windshields, while some monitoring stations had temperatures hovering close to 2 C."
The temperature dropped to an official 3.8 C early this morning at the Charlottetown airport, a record low temperature for the date. The previous record was 5.1 C set in 2005."
Record lows set in 2009 and 2005. Hmm...
"The high temperature Tuesday was only 14.7C. The average high for date is 22.7 while the average low is 13.2 C."
High of the day just above the average low. Hmm...
"Highest Temperature (1943-2008) 31.1°C 1952
Lowest Temperature (1943-2008) 5.1°C 2005"
Highest recorded temperature 1952, lowest 2005. Hmmm.
Maybe not all Islanders are liars. Maybe only those living in rural, low-lying areas not immediately adjacent to official weather-monitoring devices.
And that's the way the Ball bounces.
When does frost form?