The heat and drought in the US during 1934 blew away all records, but it wasn’t just in the US – it was all over the world. Antarctica had their record warmest winter temperatures too.
LONDON, June 2, 1934
Farmers’ Ruinous Losses
Almost Universal Disaster
Europe Revives Pagan Rites
A survey of the threat of a world drought reveals ruinous losses by farmers in many parts of the world. There is an actual shortage of food, with young crops blasted in the ground by the scorching sunshine and thousands of cattle without pasture. The disaster is felt from the Mississippi in the United States, to the Volga, in Russia, from the Yugoslavian valleys to the Western Canadian prairies.
Almost the entire US was over 100 degrees during June, 1934