I don't think self-pity has ever been part of my weather experience. Perhaps in very heavy snow or in truly miserable driving, but even then, I have tended toward finding it invigorating rather than oppressive. I am more likely to find heat oppressive.
But winter, now, winter is for the few, the strong! We scoff at you pansies in in milder climes.
Except now I have lost all bragging rights to my sons. It is going down to 4 degrees tonight in Nome, and Tromso will have light snow the next three days.