Sochi Is The Warmest City In Russia Right Now

  • Eric Goldschein

If you had to pick one city in your country in which to hold the Winter Olympics, you probably wouldn’t pick the warmest. But while some parts of Russia are down around -57 degrees Fahrenheit, Sochi — the warmest Winter Olympic host city ever — is in the 60s today. It’s the warmest city in Russia right now.

Later this week, temperatures are supposed to go even higher. Here’s the forecast as of this writing, check out Friday:

And here’s American skier Bobby Brown, whose outfit tells you everything you need to know about holding “Winter” Games in a place where people are going to the beach (via Buzzfeed):

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Feel free to bring the Games to Brooklyn, guys. It’s a mess over here.