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dandy7215-Jan-24 4:30
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trønderen15-Jan-24 13:46
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That is quite far away from any ocean or major lake, isn't it?

I grew up in an inland town in Norway. The winter air was so dry that you saw humidifiers in ever home. We hardly knew what wind felt like (except when skiing down a hill Smile | :) ). We didn't consider it 'real winter' until the temperature dropped below -20C.

Now I am living in a costal town. The air is usually quite humid, the winds can be strong, and most snow falls when temperature is around freezing, so it is wet and heavy. I am freezing much more here, at 0C, that I did in my home town at -20C. Wind and humidity has a tremendous impact on how cold it feels. The "wind chill factor" is very real for how you feel the cold. (Right now, the weather service reports -11C in my place, but due to the wind it "feels like -18C".

I am not used to -40C, though. We rarely had below -30C in my childhood. Even at -30C we were out romping in the snow. Chilly, sure. But 'cold'? Not if you were properly dressed. We knew how to dress up, and how to behave in the cold.

The biggest danger is not the cold in itself, but not knowing how to handle it. Shipping a Florida man to Edmonton at -40 should be done with care Smile | :) but I have no worries about Canadian natives.

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