Year Withoot a Simmer

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Year Without a Summer
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1816 simmer temperatur anomaly compared tae average temperatures frae 1971–2000
Volcano Moont Tambora
Date Apryle 10, 1815
Teep Ultra Plinian
Location Lesser Sunda Islands, Dutch East Indies
8°15′S 118°0′E / 8.250°S 118.000°E / -8.250; 118.000
Impact Caused a volcanic winter that dropped temperaturs bi 0.4 tae 0.7 °C warldwide

The year 1816 is kent as the Year Withoot a Simmer (an aa the Poverty Year, the Simmer that Niver Wis, Year Thare Wis No Simmer, an Aichteen Hunder an Froze tae Daith)[1] acause o severe climate abnormalities that caused average global temperaturs tae decrease bi 0.4–0.7 °C (0.7–1.3 °F).[2] This resulted in major fuid shortages across the Northern Hemisphere.[3]

Evidence suggests that the anomaly wis predominantly a volcanic winter event caused bi the massive 1815 eruption o Moont Tambora in the Dutch East Indies (the lairgest eruption in at least 1,300 years efter the extreme wather events o 535–536), perhaps plus the 1814 eruption o Mayon in the Philippines. The Yird haed awready been in a centuries-lang period o global cuilin that stairtit in the 14t century. Kent the day as the Little Ice Age, it haed awready caused conseederable agricultural distress in Europe. The Little Ice Age's existin cuilin wis aggravatit bi the eruption o Tambora, that occurred in its concludin decades.[4]

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  1. "Weather Doctor's Weather People and History: Eighteen Hundred and Froze To Death, The Year There Was No Summer". Retrieved 2012-03-05. 
  2. Stothers, Richard B. (1984). "The Great Tambora Eruption in 1815 and Its Aftermath". Science. 224 (4654): 1191–1198. Bibcode:1984Sci...224.1191S. doi:10.1126/science.224.4654.1191. PMID 17819476. 
  3. "Saint John New Brunswick Time Date". Retrieved 2012-03-05. 
  4. "Environmental History Resources — The Little Ice Age, Ca. 1300 – 1870". Environmental History Resources. Retrieved April 17, 2015.