Montreal Has Survived The Coldest Winter Streak In 146 years

This year in Montreal it's really starting to feel like this is coldest winter ever. It may be to soon to say, after all it's we've only just begun the new year and there's a lot more winter left.

But it turns out that this passed week has in fact been the coldest 6 day stretch Montreal has seen in over 146 years!

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For 6 days straight, the temperature never went above -17°C and we had the coldest wind chill in 61 years. 

Yesterday was #Montréal's 6th consecutive ≤-17℃ day which put December 27, 2017➞January 01, 2018 in 1st place for the longest run ever.

January 2, 2018

So you can call that friend who keeps saying that "winter was colder when they were younger" and tell them they're either lying or remembering it wrong. 

And you now earned have the bragging rights to say that you survived the coldest weather streak in living memory.