Mountain peaks on Hawaii’s Big Island received some snow on Christmas — and climate alarmists immediately turned to Twitter to blame it on global warming.
According to ABC News, the snow melted quickly and, thanks to sunny skies, temperatures reached 57 degrees by 8 a.m. local times.
Further, such snow is not uncommon for Hawaii, according to Ken Rubin, an assistant professor of geology and geophysics at the University of Hawaii.
“The snow level almost never gets below 9,000 feet in Hawaii during the winter, but since these mountains are taller than 13,600 feet, 13,700 feet and 10,000 feet, respectively, they get dusted with snow a few times a year,” he told the Weather Channel. “It rarely stays on the ground for more than a few days though.”
Nonetheless, individuals could be found on Twitter blaming the storm on climate change.
Hawaii is expecting snow. I just went out of the house in a sweater. In Canada. In December. Tell me again how global warming isn't real?!
— King سميرة (@SamiraaSR) December 25, 2014
Today, snow in parts of Hawaii, 54+degrees in parts of Maine and cloudy/hazy thinking in the minds of #ClimateChange deniers everywhere.
— Steve Woods (@StevoeWoods) December 25, 2014
But climate change is bogus, right? |There's a blizzard warning in effect for … Hawaii?!
— Leo Soderman (@lsoderman) December 25, 2014
It was raining in NYC, it was 50°F here yesterday, Hawaii has a blizzard warning and half of the population is still denying Global Warming.
— AzzyPoizon™ (@Yrrebsa) December 25, 2014
Merry Christmas, with a little Global Warming cheer: Hawaii is experiencing a blizzard on its mountain peaks… http://t.co/EKmKZRqsgA
— Rich Brown (@HRleaderRich) December 25, 2014
— Andy Semple (@BULMKT) December 25, 2014
Just because there is a Blizzard Warning in Hawaii doesn't mean Global Warming isn't a thing. Just a heads up
— Nathan Santo Domingo (@nathanSD8wx) December 25, 2014
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