Fairbanks, Alaska, is located at 64 degrees north latitude, north of Denali National Park and Preserve. People who can brave temperatures like January’s average of -22°C (–7.9°F) are rewarded with the gorgeous aurora borealis phenomenon.
How about Indianapolis? Amber Stewart of Terre Haute is completely covered after finishing the morning’s Resolution Run in Indianapolis, Ind. on Jan. 1, 2018. Temperatures were about minus 2 degrees Fahrenheit for the start, which drew about 150 people, half of those who registered for the 5 kilometer and 1.5 mile event.
And Many-sohta? Fans stand in line in subzero temperatures to enter U.S. Bank Stadium to watch an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 31, 2017, in Minneapolis. Fresno’s Eric Kendricks played in that game!
Or Ioway! Samantha Dement-Graham shovels her neighbor’s sidewalk on University Avenue in Dubuque, Iowa, on Dec. 29, 2017. Cold arctic air dipping further south than usual prompted Omaha, Nebraska, officials to cancel a New Year’s Eve fireworks show as a three-day deep freeze chills celebrations in Iowa and Nebraska. The National Weather Service is warning of hazardous weather conditions as a deep freeze sets in with expected temperatures in some locations dipping near records not seen in more than 130 years.
So, stop complaining. It could be worse!