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Written by Audrey Gehring
If you want to go to school in a warm, sunny place, don’t look at Holy Cross—or, for that matter, anywhere in New England! In New England, you must be prepared for everything. The first few weeks of school at the end of August and early September are sometimes unbearably hot, but that soon peters off, and by November, it’s absolutely frigid. Respondents also noted the manic nature of Worcester’s weather—a string of 60-degree days in March or April can be followed by a snowstorm and a plunge of temperatures back into the teens or 20s.
The Worcester weather can get very depressing—the long, cold, grey winters are not fun. However, spring is beautiful and welcomed. Students are usually so eager for spring to come that spring clothes are worn when the temperature is only in the 50s!
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