Yesterday’s weather probably had you saying, or at least thinking something along ‘this day is hot as balls’, but how hot is that really?

Web Developer Jim Webb decided to track tweets using colourful phrases to represent the temperature and compare them to the actual temperature.

Here’s what he found:

Turns out ‘hot as balls’ is roughly 28 degrees (but technically balls are about 36 degrees) so you’re not far off.

Clearly this research was done in America since people refer to -22 degrees as ‘colder than Mars’.

What do you think Fort McMurray’s -40 and below could be referred to in comparison to -22’s ‘colder than Mars’?

Check the full article here.

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