The Coolest Temperature ever recorded in Canada was in Snag, Yukon. For fun – check out the Canadian Temperature Chart!

Yukon FlagSnag, Yukon – It doesn’t get any cooler. On February 3, 1947 the weather station at Snag near Beaver Creek recorded the coldest temperature in Canada, an astounding -63 C (-81 F) !  Snag was accessible by road from Snag Junction at kilometre 1895 of the Alaska Highway.


The Canadian Temperature Chart
I don’t know where this originated. It was sent to me by a family member and has circulated quite a bit around the Internet. Hope some chilly morning it makes you smile…

50° Fahrenheit (10° C)
· Californians shiver uncontrollably.
· Canadians plant gardens.

35° Fahrenheit (1.6° C)
· Italian Cars won’t start
· Canadians drive with the windows down

32° Fahrenheit (0° C)
· American water freezes
· Canadian water gets thicker.

0° Fahrenheit (-17.9° C)
· New York City landlords finally turn on the heat.
· Canadians have the last cookout of the season.

-60° Fahrenheit (-51° C)
· Santa Claus abandons the North Pole.
· Canadian Girl Guides sell cookies door-to-door.

-109.9° Fahrenheit (-78.5° C)
· Carbon dioxide freezes makes dry ice.
· Canadians pull down their earflaps.

-173° Fahrenheit (-114° C)
· Ethyl alcohol freezes.
· Canadians get frustrated when they can’t thaw the keg

-459.67° Fahrenheit (-273.15° C)
· Absolute zero; all atomic motion stops.
· Canadians start saying “cold, eh?”

-500° Fahrenheit (-295° C)
· Hell freezes over.
· The Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup (and I’m rooting for them!)


Snag, Yukon Territories, Canada


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