10 Reminders That It's Summer Somewhere

By Sean Breslin
Published: January 7, 2014

It's summer in the Southern Hemisphere, and while most of America shivers in below-zero-or-worse wind chills, we want to bring you something that will warm your heart (and your hands – seriously, put on gloves the next time you leave the house!). Here are 10 images that will make you long for the summer days of July or August.

How about this guy in New Zealand? He just decided work wasn't happening today and worked on his tan instead.

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These kids in Argentina braved 100-degree temperatures to play a little soccer, thanks to some refreshing fountains.


Fishing AND diving off the rocks into cool, refreshing water when it's 104 degrees? No fair. Who wouldn't want to be these people in Brazil?

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Try to contain your excitement for your awesome Argentinian weather, kid. Some of us are shivering over here.


Imagine the pain you'd feel if you jumped into a nearby river right now. It probably wouldn't be this relaxing.


Oh, look! The beaches in Brazil are so crowded! It's like they're taunting us! How fun!

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'scuse me, sir, could you spare us a little of Brazil's heat wave? No, you're just going to dive back into that warm water again.

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It's so hot in New Zealand that they're just driving their bikes into the water to keep the tires from catching fire.

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Our day is coming soon, America ...

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In just a few months, it'll be hot again, and the Southern Hemisphere will be longing for our warm strolls along the Boardwalk!

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MORE: Mike Seidel Begs for an Assignment in the Southern Hemisphere

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