DISCUSSION: There is no debate that there have been some Super Bowl games in the past which have involved very cold temperatures throughout the course of the game. That being said, with later today being the 52nd Super Bowl in the history of the National Football League, it is interesting to acknowledge the fact that outside of the actual dome in which Super Bowl 52 is being played it may be as low as 15°F at the time of kick-off just outside the stadium. Thus, even though the game is being played inside the dome contained within U.S. Bank Stadium, it will be a VERY cold trip for those fans who are commuting to the stadium during the course of the day tomorrow. As you can see from the graphic above (courtesy of Meteorologist Kelly Cass from The Weather Channel), even the coldest air temperature at the time of kick-off at the 1982 Super Bowl game was 16°F. Hence, this upcoming Super Bowl 52 has the potential to soon be the coldest game-time air temperature of all-time come tomorrow afternoon up in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Therefore, if you or anyone you know plans to venture over to go watch the Super Bowl during the course of the day tomorrow, be sure to stress that dressing in layers will be key so as to not be freezing while both going to and coming back from the big game. Nonetheless, it should be a fun, cold, and exciting day for everyone who attends.
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