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Today was realy cold

Today in Zurich was very cold for me it was the first very cold day that makes me afraid of going out for a walk.
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As they say in Norway - no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing! Get yourself a warm coat, hat, gloves, scarf and some warm boots, and you'll be fine!
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Today in Zurich was very cold for me it was the first very cold day that makes me afraid of going out for a walk.
Afraid to go out walking in the cold? You must be either under 6 years old or over 80.

It's approaching Winter. You're in Switzerland. It will get much colder.
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Today in Zurich was very cold for me it was the first very cold day that makes me afraid of going out for a walk.
This is the warmest November I've ever known in Switzerland
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Today in Zurich was very cold for me it was the first very cold day that makes me afraid of going out for a walk.
It's not even close to being cold, yet ...... in fact I've only just changed from shorts to half-longs, and have to put a thin jacket on over my t-shirt, in the morning, when I'm working outside.


...... but I am English, and grew up in damp, dank weather and didn't start to wear long trousers until secondary school, at 11.
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OK, so now I see what I am in for the coming winter.....
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Old 12.11.2015, 19:32
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OK, so now I see what I am in for the coming winter.....
Oh come on, really? You thought you were moving to the tropics?
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It's not even close to being cold, yet ...... in fact I've only just changed from shorts to half-longs, and have to put a thin jacket on over my t-shirt, in the morning, when I'm working outside.


...... but I am English, and grew up in damp, dank weather and didn't start to wear long trousers until secondary school, at 11.
Uh? What do you do in summer?
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Uh? What do you do in summer?
Sweat.
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Re: Today was realy cold

Actually, today was quite warm.

And it's going to be getting warmer.

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Re: Today was realy cold

She's from Ethiopia. I guess it just doesn't get cold there much. A new colleague has started in my office. He's from India and has worked in Singapore for the past five years. I asked him how he was finding the fine weather - he just said "it's cold".

As others have said, dress properly and you'll be fine. I've been in Russia in winter when it was -20°C max during the day and managed no problem. It rarely gets that cold here.
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well well....I am new to Europe.....excuse me.
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Re: Today was realy cold

The coldest recorded temperature near here (at La Brévine, Switzerland's Little Siberia) was minus 42.8 - now THAT is cold!

Much colder than of late today, despite the brilliant sunshine- very cold outside now it is dark, and there was a heavy frost early this morning.
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Re: Today was realy cold

The coldest recorded temperature near here (at La Brévine, Switzerland's Little Siberia) was minus 42.8 - now THAT is cold!

Much colder than of late today, despite the brilliant sunshine- very cold outside now it is dark, and there was a heavy frost early this morning.

Good luck Fasifas- for many of us, extreme heat is very difficult- at least with cold, you can wrap up warm with lots of layers (lots of layers is the key to keeping warm) - you just can never take the heat away.
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Re: Today was realy cold

I was actually thinking today that I might need to start wearing a jacket soon. Wasnt really feeling cold yet with jeans and hoodie but for sure not a t-shirt weather either.
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Re: Today was realy cold

Frost already?

I would normally expect it around Christmas, though sometimes only January.

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I've been in Russia in winter when it was -20°C max during the day and managed no problem. It rarely gets that cold here.
It used to get around that cold in Berlin when I was a kid, you would go outside and after a short time your face would literally start to freeze, it was a weird sensation.
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Why on earth the groan though, Tom???

Can't you imagine that someone from Africa may find the cold a bit of a shock?
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Re: Today was realy cold

I can understand the OP. I'm Canadian, people keep telling me I should know better but after 11 years out of the country, I'm not very good with cold (I never was). Almost 4 years in Barcelona made me freeze last winter here.
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Why on earth the groan though, Tom???

Can't you imagine that someone from Africa may find the cold a bit of a shock?
He is like Lucky Luke, groan faster than his shadow. Piu piu!
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