Why New Yorkers Suffer More in the Cold
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 08:00 AM
The high temperature in St. Paul, Minnesota Monday was minus seven. And, we're talking real temperature, not wind chill. But, guess what, New Yorkers do suffer more in the cold. Here's why.
Yes, it's been terrible in Minnesota this winter. But, as Paul Huttner, the Minnesota Public Radio meteorologist points out, a lot of that is spent going from a warm house to a warm car to a warm office.
In New York, we're walking. Half of us don't even own cars.