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Weather Talk: July 4, 1776, likely was a pleasant day in Philadelphia

Published 07/03/2013, INFORUM

Today marks the 237th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress meeting in Philadelphia. Through the years, I have often read that the weather that day was blistering hot, but according to records kept by one of the first weather observers in what was to become the United States, the weather was not all that hot in early July 1776.

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