Weather Conversion Chart

This handy conversion chart gives a good idea of why I’m so thrilled when the weather gets cold…  And why I’m so impatient with school “late starts” and cancellations:

Chicago temperature conversion chart…

60° F: Arizonans shiver uncontrollably; people in Chicago sunbathe.

50° F: New Yorkers try to turn on the heat; people in Chicago plant gardens.

40° F: Italian & English cars won’t start; people in Chicago drive with the windows down.

32° F: Distilled water freezes; Lake Michigan’s water gets thicker.

20° F: Floridians don coats, thermal underwear, gloves and wool hats; people in Chicago throw on a flannel shirt.

15° F: New York landlords finally turn up the heat; people in Chicago have the last cookout before it gets cold.

0° F: All the people in Phoenix die. Chicagoans close the windows.

10° below zero: Californians fly away to Mexico . The Girl Scouts in Chicago are selling cookies door to door.

15° below zero: Hollywood disintegrates; people in Chicago get out their winter coats..

20° below zero: Washington DC runs out of hot air; people in Chicago let the dogs sleep indoors.

80° below zero: Santa Claus abandons the North Pole. Chicagoans get frustrated because they can’t start ‘da car.’

467°  below zero: All atomic motion stops (absolute zero on the Kelvin scale); people in Chicago start saying, ‘cold ’nuff for ya?’

500° below zero: Hell freezes over. The Cubs win the World Series

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3 Responses to Weather Conversion Chart

  1. LVISS says:

    When I read this I felt lucky we dont have to endure such winters. We have three seasons—hot, very hot and very very hot . Only the northern part of our country experience chill or snow fall during winter .

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