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It's freaking freezing right now.
« on: May 28, 2013, 11:51:55 AM »
2 degrees overnight low, it's windy as hell (if hell were frozen over), and I'm pretty sure that Cdog has been snowed in at least once this week.

This always happens in June. Christmas is barbeque weather, otoh.
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Re: It's freaking freezing right now.
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2013, 12:03:29 PM »
2 degrees overnight low, it's windy as hell (if hell were frozen over), and I'm pretty sure that Cdog has been snowed in at least once this week.

This always happens in June. Christmas is barbeque weather, otoh.
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Re: It's freaking freezing right now.
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2013, 12:07:58 PM »
2 degrees overnight low, it's windy as hell (if hell were frozen over), and I'm pretty sure that Cdog has been snowed in at least once this week.

This always happens in June. Christmas is barbeque weather, otoh.

Two degress? Celcius? Really? That's cold to you?

(Says the Canadian who lived through a couple weeks of -40 (C or F, same diff) this past winter)

I guess if it never gets that cold normally it would feel bad, but we have an annual swing of 80 degress celcius here, where are lows are at about -45 and our highs are about +35.

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Re: It's freaking freezing right now.
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2013, 01:02:14 PM »
You don't know how jealous I am right now.. Here in Fresno CA its going to be in the 100's this saturday.. so it begins, This is when the central valley fall into the earth closer to hell!

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Re: It's freaking freezing right now.
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2013, 02:10:52 PM »
Yeah, I'm gonna have to go with Jacob on this one.  When I was in university, there was a stretch of three weeks where the temperature didn't go above -38C.
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Re: It's freaking freezing right now.
« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2013, 02:26:48 PM »
Dude, that's cold. When I was in Fort St John, there was one week where the temp didn't go over -45C during the day. At night it dipped to -65 a few times.

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Re: It's freaking freezing right now.
« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2013, 02:35:27 PM »
You don't know how jealous I am right now.. Here in Fresno CA its going to be in the 100's this saturday.. so it begins, This is when the central valley fall into the earth closer to hell!

Right on! I actually miss the weather from when we lived in England. It's way to hot in the summer here in California and I'm talked OC weather not Fresno weather. We're going to be in the 90's on Saturday and that's just way to hot!

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Re: It's freaking freezing right now.
« Reply #7 on: May 28, 2013, 03:04:03 PM »
The singer in my band is Canadian, (from Winnipeg), and he reckons the NZ winters are more unpleasant  than back home due to three things:
Draughty, under-insulated homes
No central heating ( not very common over here anyway)
And, relatively expensive gas/electricity.

Still, it's a good excuse for hearty winter foods, stout, scotch, and cosying up under blankets with your loved one  ;)

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Re: It's freaking freezing right now.
« Reply #8 on: May 28, 2013, 03:15:19 PM »
Dude, that's cold. When I was in Fort St John, there was one week where the temp didn't go over -45C during the day. At night it dipped to -65 a few times.

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I was doing an installation up at Diavik Diamond mines in the NWT, the high for a couple of the days was -65.
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Re: It's freaking freezing right now.
« Reply #9 on: May 28, 2013, 03:17:32 PM »
I whine when it gets to be 70 here inside or outside! I'm such a girly man sometimes.
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Re: It's freaking freezing right now.
« Reply #10 on: May 28, 2013, 03:18:51 PM »
The singer in my band is Canadian, (from Winnipeg), and he reckons the NZ winters are more unpleasant  than back home due to three things:
Draughty, under-insulated homes
No central heating ( not very common over here anyway)
And, relatively expensive gas/electricity.

Still, it's a good excuse for hearty winter foods, stout, scotch, and cosying up under blankets with your loved one  ;)

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Given that I lived in Winnipeg for 25 years, it can't be worse.  However, I'll agree with you on the insulation thing, a properly insulated house makes all the difference.  A buddy of mine from Brisbane was here for a couple of years, adn was amazed at how not cold it was inside when it was 30 below outside.
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Re: It's freaking freezing right now.
« Reply #11 on: May 28, 2013, 03:19:17 PM »
When I hear you guys about the weather where you live, I feel a bit ashamed to complain about the dutch weather.... We've had 2 good days so far this year (today and yesterday...), was able to cycle back home from work without my jacket on! Last saturday though, I went out for some drinks and a game of pool with a friend (22 yo female, damn I feel old!!) and was soaked with rain right up to my bones when I got home at 2 in the morning.... Thats one good thing about really cold weather, it doesn't rain, it snows!

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Re: It's freaking freezing right now.
« Reply #12 on: May 28, 2013, 03:34:48 PM »
Point of order: freezing is zero degrees, not two. If you want to use 2° to describe 'freezing,' you'll have to rejoin the U.S. in the dark ages. :D
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Re: It's freaking freezing right now.
« Reply #13 on: May 28, 2013, 03:39:45 PM »
Here's a little relief for you guys....

At the moment, my day job is driving this truck:



And that box is maintained at minus 20 celcius! ;D

I rep and deliver Nestlé ice cream product....so yeah....it's 20 celcius and up outside and then i jump in there, put my hat and mits and hell yeah!
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Re: It's freaking freezing right now.
« Reply #14 on: May 28, 2013, 03:41:30 PM »
Dude, that's cold. When I was in Fort St John, there was one week where the temp didn't go over -45C during the day. At night it dipped to -65 a few times.

Jacob

I share that with you Jacob, when i was working at the north of Baker Lake - Nunavut....-65C in day time was common....
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