Yes, it's cold. No, it's not that bad.
Toronto has been hit with unseasonably frigid temperatures this week, leading many in the city to ceaselessly lament the early onset of winter.
Today's Toronto weather, in picture form. pic.twitter.com/hOyrUpiIdp— Daniel B. (@barron_mind) November 18, 2014
it's not cold or anything in Toronto... pic.twitter.com/yzPikZu4jg— Priyánka Samra (@PriyankaSamra) November 18, 2014
damn it toronto why u so cold— Jenalee Dunn (@sailorjena) November 18, 2014
You know it's winter in #Toronto when people start bitching about the cold and snow.— Mike The Canstralian (@aussieinTO) November 18, 2014
@TheEllenShow you should see how cold it is in Toronto— Pickford (@PIckfordArtist) November 18, 2014
On Tuesday, someone even dressed up as the abominable snowman and rode the subway, raising a symbolic middle finger to mother nature.
You might want to see who was on the TTC with me this morning....look closely...carefully.... :) pic.twitter.com/zOjtJJKZiT— Britt_A (@Britt_A) November 18, 2014
But the fact is, while Toronto is cold right now, things could be a lot worse.
This is Buffalo, N.Y. today (yes, that is an SUV).
And here are some photos from the surrounding county.
These really put things in perspective.
Meanwhile, this is a panda playing in Toronto's meager snow-pack.
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