In the summer, the mercury can reach over 100 degrees Fahrenheit.
Recent Examples on the WebSnowmaking can occur when the mercury drops to about 28 degrees F (though the process is optimal at around 22 degrees or less); a threshold Mother Nature sometimes crosses for only brief periods.—Popular Science, 21 Feb. 2024 The hottest February day around here pushed the mercury up to 96 degrees — and that was in 1904.—David Montesino, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 16 Feb. 2024 The mercury topped out at 59 degrees F in Madison and 59 in Milwaukee.—Evan Bush, NBC News, 9 Feb. 2024 The high temperatures themselves might adversely affect the growth of some phytoplankton species, but might actually benefit others that thrive as the mercury climbs.—Matt Simon, WIRED, 8 Feb. 2024 The mercury hit 47 degrees Fahrenheit in the area on Wednesday.—Todd Richmond, Detroit Free Press, 2 Feb. 2024 Multiple studies show no link between autism and the mercury in vaccines, said Cherie Duvall-Jones, an FDA spokesperson.—Nate Trela, USA TODAY, 26 Jan. 2024 Colloidal quantum dots tuned to SWIR show promise for such sensors since they can be easily integrated into CMOS, but their mass market use has been hampered by the fact that most contain toxic heavy metals like lead or mercury.—Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 18 Jan. 2024 But in the past year, there have been only three days in which the mercury fell further.—Martin Weil, Washington Post, 6 Jan. 2024 See More
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