Official Canadian Temperature Conversions

This came across my desk today and coffe came right out each nostril.

50° Fahrenheit . New Yorkers try to turn on the heat… Canadians plant gardens.
40° Fahrenheit . Californians shiver uncontrollably… Canadians Sunbathe.
35° Fahrenheit . Italian Cars won’t start … Canadians drive with the windows down
32° Fahrenheit . Distilled water freezes … Canadian water gets thicker.
0° Fahrenheit . New York City finally turn on the heat… Canadians have last cookout of the season.
-40° Fahrenheit . Hollywood disintegrates… Canadians rent some videos.
-60° Fahrenheit . Mt. St. Helens freezes… Canadian Girl Guides sell cookies door-to-door.
-100° Fahrenheit Santa Claus abandons the North Pole… Canadians pull down their ear flaps.
-173° Fahrenheit . Ethyl alcohol Freezes… Canadians get frustrated when they can’t thaw the keg.
-460° Fahrenheit . Absolute zero all atomic motion stops… Canadians start saying “cold, eh?”
-500° Fahrenheit . Hell freezes over… The Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup.


  1. I can verify all of those stats, I live in Saskatchewan Canada.

    At -500f we have to turn the heat up a little at the office!

    Nice blog.