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These 8 Cities Have America's Crummiest Winters

Celebrate this awful time of year by thinking about the cities that have it even worse.

Objectively speaking, January is the worst month of winter – a time when temperatures hit rock bottom, viruses stalk the land and the skin cracks like an antique leather purse. Thank god it's almost over, right? To celebrate our transition from this hoar-crusted month into the freezing-rain morass of February, let's take a look back at the U.S. cities that suffered the most during this time of year, beginning in no particular order with...

About the Author

  • John Metcalfe
    John Metcalfe is CityLab’s Bay Area bureau chief, based in Oakland. His coverage focuses on climate change and the science of cities.