May 26, 2014
Understanding Celsius for Americans
I didn't learn the Fahrenheit system by using math. I learned to associate certain numbers with whether it was hot or cold. So, to learn Celsius, I am going to do the same thing.
Luckily, I live in Arizona, and really only have to see from 0 to 50. Yeah, it can get a little below freezing, and a little above 120F here, but not often. So, the midrange, in the 20s is comfortable. We get a lot of days like that here in The Tropical Paradise!
Right now, at the beginning of our summer season, which unfortunately starts in May, the temperature is moving into the *uncomfortable* zone, that is, the 30s. Luckily, I have good air conditioning in my house! As the summer progresses, it will go into the *ridiculously hot* zone, which will be the 40s.
There is something nice about Celsius. Water freezes at zero, and everything is comfortable in the 20s.
Posted by Brad Hall