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An early season arctic front dropped temperatures throughout the day on this date in 1940. Readings fell from 13 above zero to 15 below zero in Burlington by midnight, and set early season records the next morning, including –27 in St. Johnsbury, -31 in Chelsea, and –34 in Enosburg Falls. No other records approach the severity of this cold until mid-month.