Space: Weather: Frigid

There was nothing routine about the weather report issued last week by Viking Meteorologist Seymour Hess. It was the first ever from the planet Mars:

"Light winds at 15 m.p.h., shifting as any sensible wind is supposed to do. Temperatures Tuesday ranging from a low of -122° F. to an early afternoon high of -22° F. and pressure of 7.70 millibars." There was no precipitation report: it has not rained on Mars for eons.


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