1816 – Year Without A Summer – Massive Crop Failure, Food Shortages

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A big preparedness lesson from history is the summer of 1816 – the year without a summer. Apparently Spring seemed normal that year. But as the calendar progressed into summer, the temperatures & weather began rolling back. Cold temperatures and nearly permanent overcast was the new normal. The weather in North America and Europe during 1816 never turned into summer. The cold and lack of sunlight was severe. There were widespread crop failures as farmers lost crops and food shortages were severe across the northern hemisphere. One Albany newspaper reported “There have been hard frosts in every summer month, a

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