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On this date in 1947 much of the northeast shivered with the coldest weather so early in the season. In the normally mild Champlain Valley, Burlington was a record 27, St. Johnsbury falling to 22. But the mountain valleys fell to almost winter-like levels, as Dorset, VT reached 15 degrees, a record for the coldest September temperature in New England.