Twelve below. It's snow-squeakin' cold. It's so cold that, after dragging the garbage cans out to the curb, all you had to do to get the snow off your boots was kick them against the step by the back door. The snow was too cold to thaw and stick in the treads of the boot.
I have a pair of Mechanix gloves I use for yard work and towing the trash cans, because I don't want to sully my warm North Face gloves with garbage can funk. At twelve below, even with almost no wind, the little suede-palmed, cloth-backed Mechanix gloves just could not hack it, even for the few minutes it took to haul the trash out.