The Official Canadian Temperature Conversion Chart 50º Fahrenheit (10 C) Californians shiver uncontrollably. Canadians plant gardens. 35º Fahrenheit (1.6 C) Italian cars won't start. Canadians drive with the windows down. 32º Fahrenheit (0 C) American water freezes. Canadian water gets thicker. 0º Fahrenheit (-17.9 C) New York City landlords finally turn on the heat. Canadians have the last cookout of the season. -60º Fahrenheit (-51 C) Mt.. St. Helens freezes. Canadian Girl Guides sell cookies door-to-door. -100º Fahrenheit (-73 C) Santa Claus abandons the North Pole. Canadians pull down their ear flaps. -173º Fahrenheit (-114 C) Ethyl alcohol freezes. Canadians get frustrated when they can't thaw the keg. -460º Fahrenheit (-273 C) Absolute zero; all atomic motion stops. Canadians start saying "Cold eh?" -500º Fahrenheit (-295 C) Hell freezes over. The Leafs win the Stanley Cup.