The year was so cold that more than a century later, it still stands as the benchmark for extreme cold in Kansas.
For nearly a month, temperatures did not climb above freezing.
It was so bone-chilling cold that Kansas newspapers recorded temperatures at 22 to 30 degrees below zero. That didn't include wind chill.
In Lebanon, the temperature plunged to 40 degrees below zero.
Trains were delayed by the intense cold. Losses in livestock were the heaviest since the blizzards of 1886.
Finally, on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, that year the thermostat in Lebanon climbed to 33 degrees. It was a 57-degree rise in temp
Question: What Kansas winter was it?
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