Archive for September 26, 2009

Temperatures - Norway VS others

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+15°C / 59°F

This is as warm as it gets in Norway, so we'll start here.
People in Spain wear winter-coats and gloves.
The Norwegians are out in the sun, getting a tan.

+10°C / 50°F

The French are trying in vain to start their central heating.
The Norwegians plant flowers in their gardens.

+5°C / 41°F

Italian cars won't start.
The Norwegians are cruising in cabriolets.

0°C / 32°F

Distilled water freezes.
The water in Oslo Fjord gets a little thicker.

-5°C / 23°F

People in California almost freeze to death.
The Norwegians have their final barbeque before winter.

-10°C / 14°F

The Brits start the heat in their houses.
The Norwegians start using long sleeves.

-20°C / -4°F

The Aussies flee from Mallorca.
The Norwegians end their Midsummer celebrations.
Autumn is here.

-30°C / -22°F

People in Greece die from the cold and disappear from the face of the earth.
The Norwegians start drying their laundry indoors.

-40°C / -40°F

Paris start cracking in the cold.
The Norwegians stand in line at the hotdog stands.

-50°C / -58°F

Polar bears start evacuating the North Pole.
The Norwegian army postpones their winter survival training awaiting real winter weather.

-70°C / -94°F

The false Santa moves south.
The Norwegian army goes out on winter survival training.

-183°C / -297.4°F

Microbes in food don't survive.
The Norwegian cows complain that the farmers' hands are cold.

-273°C / -459.4°F

ALL atom-based movent halts.
The Norwegians start saying "Faen, it's cold outside today."

-300°C / -508°F

Hell freezes over.
Norway wins the Eurovision Song Contest.