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We are a Boundary Waters canoe trip outfitter, Quetico outfitter, and guide service in Ely, Minnesota. This Boundary Waters blog shares photos, stories, humor, skills, and naturalist insights from guiding in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW).

Most entries are from our founder and head guide, Jason Zabokrtsky. He is the Boundary Waters Blogger.

Friday, January 9, 2009


It's not too uncommon for forecasters to be 20 degrees off in their low temp predictions for Ely.

Case in point: The National Weather Service and the rest of the forecasting crews predicted a low of -6 to -8 degrees Fahrenheit last night. We woke up to a somewhat chilly 29 degrees below.

And a bit of trivia. The Celsius and Fahrenheit scales converge at 30 below. Thus, 30 below zero is the same temperature, whether measured on the Celsius or Fahrenheit scales.

1 comment:

Betsy said...

Such number don't even make any sense to me.