Outdoors

Incredible facts about Canadian weather

20

Canadians are so into weather, we invented new ways to measure it

Canadians invented both the humidex and the UV index. The first is a system of measurement that accounts for humidity and how it affects perceived temperatures, and the other measures the strength of UV rays. What it comes down to is that Canadians may be more interested in getting into the nitty-gritty of weather than anyone else around.

Canadian Journal of Communication