[ RadSafe ] six months of winter

Tianna Gross Tianna.Gross at uregina.ca
Tue Jan 26 13:57:56 CST 2016

I second that. Here in Regina, Saskatchewan (2 hours from the American border) we definitely have 6 months+ of winter.  Although, two weeks ago we reached temperatures of -40 F, El Nino has been very good to us this winter. 

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Having spent 31/2 years in Plattsburgh, NY,  I beg to differ.  Winter there lasted from November through April - six months. Now, there may be some regions of maritime Canada that have a slightly milder climate, but most of that country lies inland and to the North of Plattsburgh so I have a hard time believing winters are any shorter up there.

L. Lowe wrote:

I was not sure if you were just  kidding us Canucks about 6 months of winter in Canada.  Northern Canada does have long winters  and of  course snowfall dose impact the availability of solar power.   But for the record, where most of the population in Canada lives, the winter is considerably shorter than 6 months.  ...

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