Cold, Colder, Coldest

 

January 18, 2024



Yes, it has been cold outside! Temperatures well below zero at night with wind chill readings even colder. It doesn’t seem the days are much warmer. I am staying in as much as possible, I don’t need to go outside just to see how cold this cold feels.

This stretch of cold weather is a “cold spell.” A cold spell is defined as a series of days with temperatures below 20 degrees. A cold spell is colder than a “cold wave.” A cold wave means the weather is below freezing for several days. Both are colder than a simple “cold snap” which is just a brief period of colder than normal temperatures.

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