In 1933, Wyoming Plunged Into An Arctic Freeze That Makes This Year’s Winter Look Downright Mild

Even for die-hard Wyomingites, winter can wear out its welcome, especially when the snow just keeps coming and the temperatures dip below freezing and stay there. We’ve had our share of chilly days and even colder nights in the Cowboy State this winter, but it really could be worse. Back in 1933, as if things weren’t bad enough with the Depression in full swing, an arctic cold front plunged Wyoming into a record freeze that makes this year’s winter look like a season in the tropics.

Have you heard stories about the Siberian freeze of 1933?