Think your winter was bad? Think again.
So the next time you complain about winter, take a look at some cold, hard facts and remember that Winnipeggers have it worse than the rest of us.
Winnipeg's winter was the coldest in Canada:
— Deborah Clague (@debclague) April 2, 2014
— Chris Rutkowski (@ufologyresearch) March 20, 2014
— Sara Calnek (@sarac78) February 27, 2014
That's in the same year as a polar vortex in Ontario:
And a record-matching blizzard on the East Coast.
The snow can hit Winnipeg in a flash...
...And pile so high that even the cars form snow angels:
And that's if you can FIND your car:
Credit: Lea Nicole from Winnipeg
Windrows keep you from backing out of your garage...
— Jill Coubrough (@coubroughCBC) March 14, 2014
And shovelling your walkway is a real chore:
It's not the Rockies...
Yet rivers and lakes tend to form in the streets:
It never seems to end (this was on April 7):
— Peter Chura (@PeteronGlobal) April 7, 2014
And when it lifts, this is what it leaves behind:
— Karen Pauls (@karenpaulscbc) March 11, 2014
— Gourmet Coffee (@wpgcoffeegurus) March 11, 2014
— Ron Cantiveros (@RonCantiveros) March 16, 2014
But we have to hand it to Winnipeggers. They know how to make the best of a bad situation:
— winnipeg local (@WPGLOCAL) February 17, 2014
And how to find the beauty amid their misery:
— Diane Hammerling (@bbphoto_ca) January 4, 2014
So cheer up, Winnipeg. Sunnier days are on their way, and you've earned them better than the rest of us.
— Michelle H (@michelle373737) January 15, 2014
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