The Arctic Circle Was Warmer than Alturas, California, on Sunday

We're in for a lot of weird weather.


It's difficult to ignore the impacts of climate change. Especially when Barrow, Alaska, a town that sits at the top of the world, just above the Arctic Circle, was warmer than the California city of Alturas.

On Sunday morning, the National Weather Service for Sacramento tweeted that the Northern California city of Alturas was witnessing below-freezing temperatures of minus 3 degrees Fahrenheit while Barrow's was at a balmy 3 degrees.

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