I went outside, took two steps and went back inside to my 72° apartment. I'll be spending a lot on Door Dash this summer.
FUCK, is it HOT out!
|by Anonymous||reply 349||June 30, 2022 5:14 PM|
72 is hot to me.
|by Anonymous||reply 1||June 11, 2022 8:16 PM|
63 here north of Chicago 🙂
|by Anonymous||reply 2||June 11, 2022 8:19 PM|
107 where I am.
|by Anonymous||reply 3||June 11, 2022 8:19 PM|
Where are you R3?
|by Anonymous||reply 4||June 11, 2022 8:25 PM|
It’s 97 where I am, real feel is 106 🥵
|by Anonymous||reply 5||June 11, 2022 8:27 PM|
It's technically 97 but the heat index is really is at least 104 but I think they are lying.
|by Anonymous||reply 6||June 11, 2022 8:28 PM|
This thread is useless without locations 😠
|by Anonymous||reply 7||June 11, 2022 8:30 PM|
So national weather service says high near 100 but heat index as high as 110.
|by Anonymous||reply 8||June 11, 2022 8:31 PM|
R7 I am OP, R6 and R8. Houston.
|by Anonymous||reply 9||June 11, 2022 8:32 PM|
OP, you know by now that both fat people and zoo hippos suffer in the heat. That's why the zoos and municipalities put up spray stations.
Call your city office and see how your can route your way to the ice cream shoppe.
But tell them if spontaneous combustion is a problem in your family. We suspect it is.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||June 11, 2022 8:32 PM|
It's 137 here! 😱
|by Anonymous||reply 11||June 11, 2022 8:35 PM|
Remember the Abfab episode where Patsy and Edina go to Morocco and both pass out as soon as they walk outside? That's how I feel.
R11 is posting from the 9th circle of hell. Say hi to Beelzebub for me.
|by Anonymous||reply 12||June 11, 2022 8:38 PM|
mid 90's here 🥵 Also humid!
|by Anonymous||reply 13||June 11, 2022 8:40 PM|
Heat index is 109 here in Dallas. Kill me now.
|by Anonymous||reply 14||June 11, 2022 8:42 PM|
111 in suburban Phoenix.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||June 11, 2022 8:45 PM|
R11 is the Darfur Orphan.
|by Anonymous||reply 16||June 11, 2022 8:52 PM|
I’m in Vegas, R4.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||June 11, 2022 9:14 PM|
Cloudy here...72 degrees. It's been a nice spring here, outside of a couple of hot days.
|by Anonymous||reply 18||June 11, 2022 9:15 PM|
48 degrees in Sydney, Australia.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||June 11, 2022 9:16 PM|
But it's a dry heat R17 😆 At least that's what I've heard as opposed to the humidity here in Houston. I've always been told the dry is more bearable.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||June 11, 2022 9:25 PM|
It's not, R20.
Well maybe it is, but barely.
Still, hot is HOT.
It's 108 in Las Vegas, and no matter how you spin it, that it still fucking hot.
Humidity just adds to the torture.
|by Anonymous||reply 21||June 11, 2022 9:26 PM|
This is why I could never live in the Southwest, including Texas and Louisiana.
I simply cannot bear that kind of heat. Especially if it lasts the entire Summer.
|by Anonymous||reply 22||June 11, 2022 9:27 PM|
How stupid of OP not to say where he is. Bizarre.
|by Anonymous||reply 23||June 11, 2022 9:28 PM|
After 25 years in Atlanta I am so over hot & humid. I moved to Wisconsin 🙂
|by Anonymous||reply 24||June 11, 2022 9:31 PM|
Read on R23.
|by Anonymous||reply 25||June 11, 2022 9:33 PM|
It's 112 in Phoenix.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||June 11, 2022 9:39 PM|
Is it better, R24?
I'm thinking of moving to the North, as well.
I fucking hate heat.
|by Anonymous||reply 27||June 11, 2022 9:39 PM|
Currently 105°F, with a heat index of 109.
|by Anonymous||reply 28||June 11, 2022 9:39 PM|
It's so hot outside that one could almost walk around nude.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||June 11, 2022 9:40 PM|
@r27, I think so. There was no way I was going to retire in Atlanta, so I had an opportunity in Wisconsin and I took it. Very happy with the slower pace and cooler weather. Money goes a lot farther here too
|by Anonymous||reply 30||June 11, 2022 9:43 PM|
R30, where in Wisconsin?
|by Anonymous||reply 31||June 11, 2022 9:45 PM|
_I'M_ walking around nude now!
|by Anonymous||reply 32||June 11, 2022 10:18 PM|
It's 95 in Granada Hills right now, will probably hit 96or 97 by 4pm.
R20, keep in mind that although dry heat seems more bearable at first, it can also cause dehydration faster. I've lived with both types of high temps and humidity definitely adds to the misery, but I've only had close calls with heat stroke in desert areas.
|by Anonymous||reply 33||June 11, 2022 10:24 PM|
[Quote]72 is hot to me
Really? Because even Mars' surface reaches 70 F sometimes. Do you happen to be a seal in an Arctic lake?
|by Anonymous||reply 34||June 11, 2022 10:25 PM|
44C / 111F
|by Anonymous||reply 35||June 11, 2022 10:28 PM|
We hit 100 on Monday next week in STL
|by Anonymous||reply 36||June 11, 2022 10:29 PM|
Not in the Pacific Northwest! 63° and drizzle in Portland right now. We've hardly been over 70° at all this year.
|by Anonymous||reply 37||June 11, 2022 10:41 PM|
Houston is fucking miserable today.
|by Anonymous||reply 38||June 11, 2022 10:43 PM|
112 with the heat index in Dallas. Even my dogs wants nothing to do outside.
|by Anonymous||reply 39||June 11, 2022 10:47 PM|
June always feels oppressively hot. Maybe it's the shock after cold Winter and mild Spring.
It will be 59* here tonight and breezy. But 95* Wednesday, and in the high 80s the rest of the month.
|by Anonymous||reply 40||June 11, 2022 11:00 PM|
R37 I’m in Portland too. Kind of hating it, but then I remember those 110 degree days last June….and I stfu.
|by Anonymous||reply 41||June 11, 2022 11:41 PM|
Are there places in the world where it's Autumn year round? I'd like to live there. Autumn is my favorite season of all, followed by Spring. Summer and Winter not so much!
|by Anonymous||reply 42||June 12, 2022 12:53 AM|
[quote] Are there places in the world where it's Autumn year round?
Northern California comes pretty close.
And Lima, Peru.
The Peru current keeps Lima at a constant temperature in the 60's, all year round.
|by Anonymous||reply 43||June 12, 2022 1:55 AM|
Thank you, R43! 😊
|by Anonymous||reply 44||June 12, 2022 2:07 AM|
Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Denver all broke heat records for Saturday June 11.
109, 111, and 100 respectively.
Oh, and Summer hasn't even started yet.
Get ready, folks.
|by Anonymous||reply 45||June 12, 2022 8:14 AM|
Heat is nothing compared to humidity. Come around June 13, Ma Nature cranks up that humidity dial from a bearable 45% to 75-80%. And that cunt won't turn it down again until October.
|by Anonymous||reply 46||June 12, 2022 8:20 AM|
I wonder where R46 is - it's absurd. I think these gurls think everyone lives in the same town round here...talking of which, where's the Norwegian?
|by Anonymous||reply 47||June 12, 2022 8:27 AM|
It’s vile. It’s supposed to be in the high 90’s in my state for the next week.😡
|by Anonymous||reply 48||June 12, 2022 8:30 AM|
Also, R42. Mexico City has a very spring-like climate for most of the year.
Its high altitude makes the weather there quite cool, even during Summer months.
I would also suggest Reykjavik, Iceland. However, the annual climate there is not "Fall like."
It's just a wet, damp cold for most of the year. The temperature hovers in the 40's and 50's all year round.
|by Anonymous||reply 49||June 12, 2022 8:30 AM|
We're getting the first of our hot weather here in London. Mid 70s today low 80s by the end of the week. Please take into account there's very little air conditioning here and even where there is, it's turned down too low. Luckily I've just discovered electric bikes.
|by Anonymous||reply 50||June 12, 2022 8:34 AM|
R50 When will England start putting in air conditioners into buildings? Global warming will just keep getting worse so it’s time for them to start making air conditioning a regular thing.
|by Anonymous||reply 51||June 12, 2022 8:39 AM|
I think there'll be even less with the cost of energy going up and up, R51.
|by Anonymous||reply 52||June 12, 2022 8:46 AM|
R50 I imagine the nights in London are uncomfortable because the temperature doesn't drop much. I'll bet in the countryside it's quite pleasant at night, even though warm (by English standards) by day.
|by Anonymous||reply 53||June 12, 2022 8:58 AM|
98 F on Wednesday. I'm going to melt.
|by Anonymous||reply 54||June 12, 2022 9:07 AM|
93 & humid in Hanoi
|by Anonymous||reply 55||June 12, 2022 9:14 AM|
Cold as fuck here in Norway. June has been way colder than usual, same as May. Such a shitty summer so far, with exception of last weekend which was nice and warm. The forecast for the next week is not great. Maybe it's a good thing I still work. My vacation is still 3 weeks away.
|by Anonymous||reply 56||June 12, 2022 12:56 PM|
R56, are you opening to adopting a fat old American who hates the heat?
|by Anonymous||reply 57||June 12, 2022 3:21 PM|
[quote]Mid 70s today low 80s by the end of the week.
Sounds quite nice to me.
|by Anonymous||reply 58||June 12, 2022 3:40 PM|
We got a nice hot breeze today.
|by Anonymous||reply 59||June 13, 2022 7:17 PM|
105 F .......Denton, TX
|by Anonymous||reply 60||June 13, 2022 7:21 PM|
[quote]It’s vile. It’s supposed to be in the high 90’s in my state for the next week.😡
|by Anonymous||reply 61||June 13, 2022 7:21 PM|
Fuck your breeze r59
|by Anonymous||reply 62||June 13, 2022 7:21 PM|
R54/Willard, what is the predicted humidity there for Wednesday? Sounds like it's gonna be a swampy day.
|by Anonymous||reply 63||June 13, 2022 7:25 PM|
My ass is hot so I took an ice cube and shoved it up there. You know it really helped
|by Anonymous||reply 64||June 13, 2022 11:26 PM|
Mid 80's is not hot, being a Brit again, your jellied eels will melt.
|by Anonymous||reply 65||June 13, 2022 11:31 PM|
R63, current forecast is 95 tomorrow and 96 with 46% humidity and possible thunderstorms for Wednesday. I've lived through 106. I'd just as soon not repeat that.
|by Anonymous||reply 66||June 14, 2022 5:05 AM|
Move to Norway, OP. This summer has been cold, rainy and genuinely shitty so far. It will be around 20-21 degrees today, barely 70 for you Americans. So sick of this. When will it be warm here?😭
|by Anonymous||reply 67||June 14, 2022 5:12 AM|
It is early June! It's not even summer yet.
Jeezus Louisus. I'm supposed to be used to it but I can't, I just can't.
|by Anonymous||reply 68||June 14, 2022 5:13 AM|
Weather forecast for the next week here:
Today: 21°C, cloudy
Tomorrow: 21°C, cloudy
Thursday: 22°C, rain
Friday: 21°C, cloudy
Saturday: 21°C, cloudy
Sunday: 18°C, cloudy
Monday: 20°C, cloudy
Tuesday: 18°C, cloudy
Wednesday: 19°C, cloudy
|by Anonymous||reply 69||June 14, 2022 5:17 AM|
Nothing makes me feel as superior as having a brown poor person working in the heat to deliver my meal to me.
|by Anonymous||reply 70||June 14, 2022 6:38 AM|
I have such a low tolerance for heat and humidity.
It literally makes me feel like I'm going to die, because it's so unbearable.
I fucking hate Summer so much.
|by Anonymous||reply 71||June 14, 2022 9:05 AM|
[quote]It is early June! It's not even summer yet.
Eh ... close enough. Those astronomical dates for the seasons are too late. It's already cooling down by September 20, it's already wintry by December 20, and (where I live) spring is already starting by March 20. And it's already very warm - shorts and t-shirt weather - by mid-June, well before the solstice.
|by Anonymous||reply 72||June 14, 2022 9:12 AM|
'The heat is persistent and so intense that it sucks up the will’
|by Anonymous||reply 73||June 14, 2022 9:14 AM|
@r71, I hear you, when it gets this hot I feel like I'm on the verge of hurling all day long 🤮
|by Anonymous||reply 74||June 14, 2022 9:31 AM|
It's GLORIOUS in London today. 74F and low humidity.
It's going to be 88° on Friday!
|by Anonymous||reply 75||June 14, 2022 10:22 AM|
HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING What Heat index values up to 107 expected. Where Portions of southeast Virginia and northeast North Carolina. When From 11 AM this morning to 7 PM EDT this evening. Impacts Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.
|by Anonymous||reply 76||June 14, 2022 10:42 AM|
@r75, You Brits aren't very good at painting straight lane lines, are you? 😉
|by Anonymous||reply 77||June 14, 2022 10:45 AM|
It is going to be 97 on Friday.
I'm dreading it!
|by Anonymous||reply 78||June 14, 2022 12:01 PM|
I am on the Michigan-Indiana state line and it is suppose to get up to 100 today with a 105-110 heat index and set a new record both today and tomorrow. The old record for tomorrow is from the 1800's.
Thank you Willis Haviland Carrier for inventing air conditioning.
|by Anonymous||reply 79||June 14, 2022 12:07 PM|
Went to visit friends down in Lexington, lovely, and apparently escaped just in time but it was hot enough. They are now sending me screenshots of their weather pages. 103. Insanity. Generally you can walk in the evenings, not so this time around.
|by Anonymous||reply 80||June 14, 2022 12:10 PM|
Rainy and 73
|by Anonymous||reply 81||June 14, 2022 12:30 PM|
R70 where do you live that only brown people deliver? What an odd statement.
Hell, I've door dashed when I was between jobs.
|by Anonymous||reply 82||June 14, 2022 2:58 PM|
It's as hot as 3' up a bull's ass here in coastal Georgia. 101° yesterday, again today. The forecast for next Wed & Thu are 108° & 107°. I hope and pray that, as usual, they're wrong. Last night at 10:30 it was 87°. I was out this morning before daylight watering the plants and my vegetables. Won't be going back out again today. I'm old and can't take that kind of heat. There's a chance of storms coming through later today. I wish we'd get one of our 6" summer gully washers, every day for a week.
|by Anonymous||reply 83||June 14, 2022 3:43 PM|
if Texas makes it through the summer without power blackouts, it will be a miracle........
|by Anonymous||reply 84||June 14, 2022 3:45 PM|
Summer does not even start till the 22nd..............jesus
|by Anonymous||reply 85||June 14, 2022 3:46 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 86||June 14, 2022 3:51 PM|
It's fun when ALL of Europe is in a heatwave EXCEPT fucking Norway. Still cold as fuck here with barely 20 degrees. Fun stuff!
|by Anonymous||reply 87||June 14, 2022 4:02 PM|
Dear God, they've just updated the forecast for next Wed & Thu to 110° & 108°. That's real temperatures, not the heat index.
|by Anonymous||reply 88||June 14, 2022 4:36 PM|
It's about 900 degrees now... 🤮
|by Anonymous||reply 89||June 14, 2022 4:51 PM|
Excessive Heat Warning Until Wed 8 pm CDT
Action Recommended Execute a pre-planned activity identified in the instructions Issued By Chicago - IL, US, National Weather Service Affected Area Ogle, De Kalb, Kane, DuPage, Northern Cook, Central Cook and Southern Cook Counties Description ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT /9 PM EDT/ WEDNESDAY...
|by Anonymous||reply 90||June 14, 2022 4:58 PM|
A cool 97 degrees in Phoenix right now.
|by Anonymous||reply 91||June 14, 2022 5:35 PM|
64 degrees and sunny in San Francisco. Pretty nice for June.
|by Anonymous||reply 92||June 14, 2022 5:38 PM|
We have storms nearby heading this way right now. The temperature has gone from 98° to 80° in less than 30 minutes and the wind is blowing like mad.
|by Anonymous||reply 93||June 14, 2022 5:50 PM|
The heat was hot.
|by Anonymous||reply 94||June 14, 2022 5:53 PM|
bahahahahahahaha get used to that heat - it's pretty hot chez abaddon too.
|by Anonymous||reply 95||June 14, 2022 6:26 PM|
I’ve always preferred winter because it’s easier to warm up than it is to cool down. I fucking hate this time of year. Here in my Midwestern state it’s going to be in the high 90’s for the next 7 days.😭
|by Anonymous||reply 96||June 14, 2022 6:29 PM|
"It's Africa hot!"
|by Anonymous||reply 97||June 14, 2022 6:29 PM|
A very cool 95 in Vegas. Should be 109 on Thursday.
|by Anonymous||reply 98||June 14, 2022 7:01 PM|
But it's a dry heat, right R98? LOL
|by Anonymous||reply 99||June 14, 2022 7:20 PM|
It's 98 here in southern Wisconsin. The humidity is so high that the tile floor in my 3-season room is soaking wet from condensation. I've never seen that in the 12 years I've had this house
|by Anonymous||reply 100||June 14, 2022 7:31 PM|
Ozone layer depletion is responsible.
Don't look up. You'll burn your retinas.
|by Anonymous||reply 101||June 14, 2022 7:40 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 102||June 14, 2022 7:41 PM|
Here in Austin, it’s been over 100 every day for at least ten days and there is no end in sight. This usually happens during severe summers in late July or August so this is unusual. Also, there is Saharan sand flowing over Texas right now.
|by Anonymous||reply 103||June 14, 2022 7:52 PM|
Is it just my imagination or is Houston not as miserable today as it has been?
|by Anonymous||reply 104||June 14, 2022 8:14 PM|
A breeze has kicked up in Houston R104 and, yes, it's a bit more bearable.
|by Anonymous||reply 105||June 14, 2022 8:18 PM|
It's not the ozone layer. Climate change is real, and the world is obviously getting warmer. It sucks.
|by Anonymous||reply 106||June 14, 2022 8:30 PM|
@r101, "Don't look up. You'll burn your retinas. "
Do you think my last name is Trump? 🙄
|by Anonymous||reply 107||June 14, 2022 8:51 PM|
[quote] Climate change is real, and the world is obviously getting warmer.
Australia has just had three months of rain.
|by Anonymous||reply 108||June 14, 2022 10:00 PM|
Tips to keep cool. Please.
|by Anonymous||reply 109||June 14, 2022 10:11 PM|
^ Fans, A/C, swimming pools, cold showers
|by Anonymous||reply 110||June 14, 2022 10:17 PM|
In Florida, hot and humid as hell as per usual. Sky is hazy. And monsoon type rains most afternoons
I keep my black out shades closed all the time until the fall, which Florida just means you go from inferno heat to just bearable heat somewhere near late October
|by Anonymous||reply 111||June 14, 2022 10:26 PM|
Walk around naked
|by Anonymous||reply 112||June 15, 2022 12:28 AM|
In the 70s people had all of that hair on their genitals. I bet it stunk. Someone told me the extra hairy sprinkled carpet fresh on their pubes.
|by Anonymous||reply 113||June 15, 2022 12:31 AM|
R76 - Your comment is from this morning (Tuesday), but I just checked the weather forecast for Wakefield, VA (inland and in SE VA) and the current (8 p.m.) temp is 80 degrees. Wednesday and Thursday highs are 91, a bit above normal but hardly rare for mid-June in Virginia. Friday is hot - 96 degree, but it's back to the 80's by Saturday.
You people are a bunch of icebox flowers. (A) It's SUMMER - forget that nonsense about the solstice. Unless you live in Nunavut, summer is already underway in mid-June. (B) None of the hot temperatures on the East Coast are especially impressive, and they are all short-lived. It will be back to normal by the weekend.
I know it's hot in the southwest, but, hey, if you move to Phoenix or Vegas, don't be surprised when it's breathtakingly hot in fucking June.
|by Anonymous||reply 114||June 15, 2022 12:32 AM|
R113's comment is the nelliest thing I've read all day.
|by Anonymous||reply 115||June 15, 2022 12:35 AM|
So Cal here. I remember about 6 or 7 years ago we had two weeks of temps in the 113 degree range and it was horrid. Grateful we haven't seen that in a few years. It's near 85 today and I have my air on. At night, I will open my windows and put box fans in and it keeps my house cool. I'm at my happiest when it's around 70 degrees.
Whenever summer arrives, I get depressed. It's the opposite of the winter blues for me. It's too hot to do anything or go anywhere without sweating and no one wants to sweat without effort. During the Fall and Winter, I'm out and about and enjoying life. Summer is stupid.
|by Anonymous||reply 116||June 15, 2022 12:39 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 117||June 15, 2022 12:43 AM|
[quote]It's 98 here in southern Wisconsin. The humidity is so high that the tile floor in my 3-season room is soaking wet from condensation. I've never seen that in the 12 years I've had this house
|by Anonymous||reply 118||June 15, 2022 1:52 AM|
[quote] It's near 85 today and I have my air on
Darfur Orphan wouldn't comprehend that sentence. He gets his air for free.
|by Anonymous||reply 119||June 15, 2022 2:02 AM|
I believe DL has another thread going about something called an "air conditioner". You guys might look into that.
|by Anonymous||reply 120||June 15, 2022 2:15 AM|
90 degrees in Louisville after 10pm right now. The highs have been near 100 which is hotter than usual but the worst is how hot it's staying at night.
I keep filling up my little fountain in the back yard because the birds like to splash around in it to cool off.
|by Anonymous||reply 121||June 15, 2022 2:22 AM|
[quote] How Extreme Heat Kills, Sickens, Strains and Ages Us
When W. Larry Kenney, a professor of physiology at Pennsylvania State University, began studying how extreme heat harms humans, his research focused on workers inside the disaster-stricken Three Mile Island nuclear plant, where temperatures were as high as 165 degrees Fahrenheit.
In the decades that followed, Kenney has looked at how heat stress affects a range of people in intense environments: football players, soldiers in protective suits, distance runners in the Sahara.
Of late, however, his research has focused on a more mundane subject: ordinary people. Doing everyday things. As climate change broils the planet.
Heat advisories and excessive heat warnings were in effect on Monday across much of the eastern interior of the United States, following a weekend of record-smashing heat in the country’s Southwest. The heat will move farther Northeast in the next few days, according to the National Weather Service, into the upper Mississippi Valley, western Great Lakes and Ohio Valley.
With severe heat waves now affecting swaths of the globe with frightening regularity, scientists are drilling down into the ways life in a hotter world will sicken and kill us. The aim is to get a better grip on how many more people will be afflicted by heat-related ailments, and how frequent and severe their suffering will be. And to understand how to better protect the most vulnerable.
One thing is for sure, scientists say: The heat waves of the past two decades are not good predictors of the risks that will confront us in the decades to come. Already, the link between greenhouse-gas emissions and sweltering temperatures is so clear that some researchers say there may soon no longer be any point trying to determine whether today’s most extreme heat waves could have happened two centuries ago, before humans started warming the planet. None of them could have.
And if global warming is not slowed, the hottest heat wave many people have ever experienced will simply be their new summertime norm, said Matthew Huber, a climate scientist at Purdue University. “It’s not going to be something you can escape.”
What is tougher for scientists to pin down, Huber said, is how these climatic shifts will affect human health and well-being on a large scale, particularly in the developing world, where huge numbers of people are already suffering but good data is scarce. Heat stress is the product of so many factors — humidity, sun, wind, hydration, clothing, physical fitness — and causes such a range of harms that projecting future effects with any precision is tricky.
There also have not been enough studies, Huber said, on living full time in a warmer world, instead of just experiencing the occasional roasting summer. “We don’t know what the long-term consequences of getting up every day, working for three hours in nearly deadly heat, sweating like crazy and then going back home are,” he said.
The growing urgency of these issues is drawing in researchers, like Kenney, who didn’t always think of themselves as climate scientists. For a recent study, he and his colleagues placed young, healthy men and women in specially designed chambers, where they pedaled an exercise bike at low intensity. Then the researchers dialed up the heat and humidity.
They found that their subjects started overheating dangerously at much lower “wet-bulb” temperatures — a measure that accounts for both heat and mugginess — than what they had expected based on previous theoretical estimates by climate scientists.
Effectively, under steam-bath conditions, our bodies absorb heat from the environment faster than we can sweat to cool ourselves down. And “unfortunately for humans, we don’t pump out a lot more sweat to keep up,” Kenney said.
Heat is climate change at its most devastatingly intimate, ravaging not just landscapes and ecosystems and infrastructure, but the depths of individual human bodies.
|by Anonymous||reply 122||June 15, 2022 5:47 AM|
Heat’s victims often die alone, in their own homes. Apart from heatstroke, it can cause cardiovascular collapse and kidney failure. It damages our organs and cells, even our DNA. Its harms are multiplied in the very old and very young, and in people with high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis and other conditions.
When the mercury is high, we are not as effective at work. Our thinking and motor functions are impaired. Excessive heat is also associated with greater crime, anxiety, depression and suicide.
The toll on the body can be strikingly personal. George Havenith, director of the Environmental Ergonomics Research Center at Loughborough University in England, recalled an experiment years ago with a large group of subjects. They wore the same clothes and performed the same work for an hour, in 95 degree heat and 80% humidity. But by the end, their body temperatures ranged from 100 degrees to 102.6 degrees Fahrenheit.
“A lot of the work we’re doing is trying to understand why one person ends up on one side of the spectrum and the other one on the other,” he said.
For years, Vidhya Venugopal, a professor of environmental health at Sri Ramachandra University in Chennai, India, has been studying what heat does to workers in India’s steel plants, car factories and brick kilns. Many of them suffer from kidney stones caused by severe dehydration.
One encounter a decade ago has stayed with her. She met a steelworker who had been working 8- to 12-hour days near a furnace for 20 years. When she asked him how old he was, he said 38 to 40.
She was sure she had misunderstood. His hair was half white. His face was shrunken. He didn’t look younger than 55.
So she asked how old his child was and how old he was when he got married. The math checked out.
“For us, it was a turning point,” Venugopal said. “That’s when we started thinking, heat ages people.”
Adelaide M. Lusambili, a researcher at the Aga Khan University in Kenya, is investigating heat’s effects on pregnant women and newborns in Kilifi County, on Kenya’s coast. In communities there, women fetch water for their families, which can mean walking long hours in the sun, even while pregnant. Studies have linked heat exposure to preterm births and underweight babies.
The most heartbreaking stories, Lusambili said, are of women who suffered after giving birth. Some walked great distances with their 1-day-olds on their backs, causing the babies to develop blisters on their bodies and mouths, and making breastfeeding difficult.
It has all been enough, she said, to make her wonder whether climate change is reversing the progress Africa has made on reducing newborn and childhood mortality.
Given how many people have no access to air conditioners, which are themselves making the planet hotter by consuming huge amounts of electricity, societies need to find more sustainable defenses, said Ollie Jay, a professor of heat and health at the University of Sydney.
Jay has studied the body’s responses to sitting near an electric fan, wearing wetted clothing and sponging down with water. For one project, he recreated a Bangladeshi garment factory in his lab to test low-cost ways of keeping workers safe, including green roofs, electric fans and scheduled water breaks.
Humans have some ability to acclimatize to hot environments. Our heart rate goes down; more blood is pumped with each stroke. More sweat glands are activated. But scientists primarily understand how our bodies adapt to heat in controlled laboratory settings, not in the real world, where many people can duck in and out of air-conditioned homes and cars, Jay said.
And even in the lab, inducing such changes requires exposing people to uncomfortable strain for hours a day over weeks, said Jay, who has done exactly that to his subjects.
“It’s not particularly pleasant,” he said. Hardly a practical solution for life in a stifling future — or, for people in some places, an increasingly oppressive present. More profound changes in the body’s adaptability will only occur on the time scale of human evolution.
|by Anonymous||reply 123||June 15, 2022 5:48 AM|
I would not want to be a homeless person or even an animal kept outside in our current hot and humid weather. It's got to be absolutely miserable.
|by Anonymous||reply 124||June 15, 2022 5:52 AM|
Global warming doesn’t exist!
|by Anonymous||reply 125||June 15, 2022 6:43 AM|
It’s a cool 97C here.
|by Anonymous||reply 126||June 15, 2022 6:48 AM|
What are you doing about Global warming?
Do you have electric cars?
|by Anonymous||reply 127||June 15, 2022 6:55 AM|
R127 I didn't have kids, that's the biggest gift you can give to the planet. You can recycle and reuse and conserve blah blah blah (which I do) but nothing else really matters unless you're living on a zero footprint commune somewhere.
|by Anonymous||reply 128||June 15, 2022 7:02 AM|
"Global warming", "climate change". Because no one wants to utter the two words that will truly save the plant from destruction, [bold]P O P U L A T I O N C O N T R O L[/bold].
|by Anonymous||reply 129||June 15, 2022 7:23 AM|
Do hot guys get hotter in hot weather?
|by Anonymous||reply 130||June 15, 2022 8:12 AM|
I love living in LA. Even when it's scorching hot in the Valley, it stays reasonable over the hill.
I hate heat more than I hate cold. I can't imagine living anywhere else.
|by Anonymous||reply 131||June 15, 2022 8:19 AM|
I've been in Los Angeles numerous times when it's well over 100. Unless you're right near the coast it can still be brutally hot there, especially August through October when the fires are raging and the sky is smoky and tinted apocalyptpic orange.
Check back in about that temperate climate then. And enjoy the last few drips of water you can suck out of Northern Ca and the depleted Colorado River.
|by Anonymous||reply 132||June 15, 2022 8:28 AM|
[quote]I love living in LA.
Oh, yes! Those wildfires that last for weeks and those mudslides simply divine!
|by Anonymous||reply 133||June 15, 2022 8:32 AM|
Vermont, I think I want to move there. It’s hot af in Vegas.
|by Anonymous||reply 134||June 15, 2022 8:33 AM|
R134 Ask Rescue Chick - she’s from Vermont.
Speaking of RC, I haven’t seen her on here in weeks. Is she OK?
|by Anonymous||reply 135||June 15, 2022 8:35 AM|
R134, have you ever lived in a cold, snowy climate where spring doesn't arrive until May, after "mud season"?
|by Anonymous||reply 136||June 15, 2022 8:35 AM|
[quote] Speaking of RC, I haven’t seen her on here in weeks. Is she OK?
I think Rescue Chick's pitbull ate her.
|by Anonymous||reply 137||June 15, 2022 10:51 AM|
R23 Very sobering article - thank you. My husband was in residency at University of Chicago during that horrific heatwave in 1995 and still shudders when he thinks about how bad those days were. Poor, elderly people who didn’t have AC and were afraid to open their windows due to crime. Horrific.
|by Anonymous||reply 138||June 15, 2022 11:52 AM|
I just went to weather.com it shows the high temperature in London ,UK on Friday- 91 degrees !- that's global warming for you
|by Anonymous||reply 139||June 15, 2022 12:15 PM|
R139 OMG they’re going to be fucking miserable since so many Brits don’t have air conditioning and they aren’t used to heat like that. I bet it will be supper humid on top of that.
|by Anonymous||reply 140||June 15, 2022 12:32 PM|
^ Yep, nothing like 90 degree fog to make you grumpy 😠
|by Anonymous||reply 141||June 15, 2022 12:46 PM|
R136: yes, I actually have! Rescue chickadee, where are you? I got questions.
|by Anonymous||reply 142||June 15, 2022 1:28 PM|
Ten day forecast for Seattle:
June 16 - 69
June 17 - 64
June 18 - 60
June 19 - 62
June 20 - 65
June 21 - 67
June 22 - 65
June 23 - 66
June 24 - 67
June 25 - 69
|by Anonymous||reply 143||June 15, 2022 1:39 PM|
[quote]OMG they’re going to be fucking miserable since so many Brits don’t have air conditioning and they aren’t used to heat like that. I bet it will be supper humid on top of that.
gurl, NO! the humidity is low and will remain so - we're so sun-starved most people will be enjoying these high temperatures.
|by Anonymous||reply 144||June 15, 2022 2:01 PM|
Very sad R138. Reminds me of the recent thread discussing how some people don't care for their ageing parents.
|by Anonymous||reply 145||June 15, 2022 2:05 PM|
BWAH HA HA HA r140.
|by Anonymous||reply 146||June 15, 2022 2:12 PM|
20 c / 68 f
|by Anonymous||reply 147||June 15, 2022 2:12 PM|
It hit 100 degrees in Chicago yesterday, supposed to be toasty again today.
|by Anonymous||reply 148||June 15, 2022 2:20 PM|
Humidity is good for your skin. Some people pay big money to go to spas and get hot mist sprayed onto their faces, but here in the southeast US we get it for free every time we go out to run errands. It’s only 90 in Virginia so that’s okay with me, it sounds worse other places.
|by Anonymous||reply 149||June 15, 2022 2:34 PM|
R149- Humidity is also supposed to be good for your lungs- good for your breathing.
|by Anonymous||reply 150||June 15, 2022 2:41 PM|
230,000 without power in Ohio today. And the temps in the mid-90s til Friday.
|by Anonymous||reply 151||June 15, 2022 2:45 PM|
If you're looking to vacay somewhere cold, come to Norway. I'm serious. It was only 22 degrees today, which is like idk... 72 F or something.
|by Anonymous||reply 152||June 15, 2022 3:23 PM|
R150 - not if the humidity leads to mold, which a lot of people are allergic to. It’s terrible for my asthma.
|by Anonymous||reply 153||June 15, 2022 3:42 PM|
Billions will die!
|by Anonymous||reply 154||June 15, 2022 4:05 PM|
I am frying my eggs on the sidewalk!
|by Anonymous||reply 155||June 15, 2022 4:18 PM|
R133 lol. None of those things happen in LA proper. But good try.
|by Anonymous||reply 156||June 15, 2022 4:20 PM|
The thing is the supposedly cool summertime areas like Maine and Canada and Alaska have MASSES OF BITING BLACK FLIES , so all that’s right out.
|by Anonymous||reply 157||June 15, 2022 4:26 PM|
I took DL's advice from a thread last year and put a cheap 5K BTU in my bedroom window and now I turn off my central AC when I go to bed.
Saving $$$$ and energy! Thanks DL.
|by Anonymous||reply 158||June 15, 2022 4:38 PM|
Where I am in Middle America it’s unusual to get this hot (95 F) when it’s not even technically summer yet,. Naturally it’s very humid and there’s a ton of insects too. My cat had a great time last night chasing lightning bugs.
|by Anonymous||reply 159||June 15, 2022 4:44 PM|
It must be hot in MiamI:
|by Anonymous||reply 160||June 15, 2022 5:30 PM|
Hot is better than cold.
|by Anonymous||reply 161||June 15, 2022 5:32 PM|
A person who is too cold can put on more clothes until they’re not cold anymore.
If a person is too hot, and there’s no AC and no water to jump into, there’s nothing they can do to cool off. And excess heat is deadly.
|by Anonymous||reply 162||June 15, 2022 5:43 PM|
^Tell that to the homeless on a wintry night
|by Anonymous||reply 163||June 15, 2022 5:56 PM|
[quote]Humidity is also supposed to be good for your lungs- good for your breathing.
No it's not. Humidity causes bronchial restriction.
It's 93 in Pittsburgh with a heat index of 103.
|by Anonymous||reply 164||June 15, 2022 7:47 PM|
Heat index of 110 here.
|by Anonymous||reply 165||June 15, 2022 7:51 PM|
[quote] Envious, bitches?
Not in the least because that cool gloomy Seattle weather will cause people there to be even more morose than they normally are.
|by Anonymous||reply 166||June 15, 2022 8:09 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 167||June 15, 2022 8:14 PM|
Pretty nice and sunny in Philly . As always.
|by Anonymous||reply 168||June 15, 2022 8:24 PM|
^ It's 87... Kind of hot
|by Anonymous||reply 169||June 15, 2022 8:41 PM|
We had another rain event a short time ago and thankfully the temp went down from 102° to a current 84°.
|by Anonymous||reply 170||June 15, 2022 9:59 PM|
84 in Philly . Still within my comfort zone. Evenings on the roof deck are beautiful. No Tornadoes, earthquakes or wildfires here.
|by Anonymous||reply 171||June 15, 2022 10:10 PM|
I00 here. I’m stuffing ice cubes up my ass
|by Anonymous||reply 172||June 15, 2022 10:12 PM|
^ So that's why I'm getting flash flood warnings on my iphone 😉
|by Anonymous||reply 173||June 15, 2022 10:16 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 174||June 15, 2022 10:18 PM|
Flash floods serve a purpose in Philly. No street cleaning here…
|by Anonymous||reply 175||June 15, 2022 10:21 PM|
It's nice in Philly right now. 91 on Friday, but that's really not a big deal in mid-June. Besides, everyone here has AC.
R162, the number of Americans in hot-summer climates who don't have AC, at least in one room, is very small.
R143, yuck NO! That's way too cold for June!
|by Anonymous||reply 176||June 16, 2022 12:14 AM|
It was nice in Mar-a-Lago this weekend as most every weekend. Had many drinky-poos by the pool.
|by Anonymous||reply 177||June 16, 2022 12:22 AM|
Hot even in the mountains of western PA
|by Anonymous||reply 178||June 16, 2022 12:26 PM|
R100 I’d about to have loads of mold.
|by Anonymous||reply 179||June 16, 2022 12:41 PM|
R140 yet despite the heat, Kate Middleton will INSIST on wearing a suite-dress to outdoor events and not break a sweat. How that bitch does that in the sun is a genetic miracle. She must have fought in the Faulkins as a baby.
|by Anonymous||reply 180||June 16, 2022 12:47 PM|
R159 it’s been record hot for the past decade, in every corner of America.
|by Anonymous||reply 181||June 16, 2022 12:49 PM|
@r180, Air conditioned underwear... It's good to be the (future) Queen 😉
|by Anonymous||reply 182||June 16, 2022 12:56 PM|
It's 88 in Pittsburgh and it's not even 11am.
|by Anonymous||reply 183||June 16, 2022 2:42 PM|
Same here near Columbus and it's 11:45am.
|by Anonymous||reply 184||June 16, 2022 3:45 PM|
120 degrees in Death Valley...
|by Anonymous||reply 185||June 16, 2022 7:26 PM|
Thousands of cattle killed by heat in Kansas.
|by Anonymous||reply 186||June 17, 2022 6:28 AM|
The shit weather continues here in Norway. Rained A LOT yesterday. Now it's sunny buy only 18°C, very cold for summer.
|by Anonymous||reply 187||June 17, 2022 7:32 AM|
^ I wish I were there ☹️
|by Anonymous||reply 188||June 17, 2022 7:35 AM|
I ponder about the Yankees who decided to move down south in the last few years. I wonder what they are thinking right about now.
|by Anonymous||reply 189||June 17, 2022 7:42 AM|
I’m telling you guys it feels like fucking Venus out here and it’s only June.
This is so crazy. I think the trees are going to burst into flames.
|by Anonymous||reply 190||June 17, 2022 7:44 AM|
It’s all I’m your imagination! Global warming is fake!
|by Anonymous||reply 191||June 17, 2022 7:47 AM|
R185, the average high in June in Death Valley is 111, so the guy probably wouldn't have made it anyway. I'm sorry he died, but what was he doing driving around low on gas in Death Valley? People die there every year from this kind of stupidity or bad luck because, heat wave or not, it's fucking hot.
It's especially puzzling that he told the ranger he was running low on fuel. Did the ranger offer to help and he refused? Or did the ranger just drive off?
|by Anonymous||reply 192||June 17, 2022 8:42 AM|
It's as hot as a fat cock here in London this morning! 33 today
|by Anonymous||reply 193||June 17, 2022 8:50 AM|
R193 you’re going to melt in the tube 🚇 station!
|by Anonymous||reply 194||June 17, 2022 9:11 AM|
I'm in London and it's perfectly agreeable. what's 33? - OK 91.4
|by Anonymous||reply 195||June 17, 2022 9:37 AM|
R194 I'm lucky I don't have to use the tube today, I feel bad for those who do.
|by Anonymous||reply 196||June 17, 2022 9:47 AM|
I can’t stand how early the sun comes out and how late it is before it finally goes down, which makes the heat even worse. I can’t wait until after next week when the days will start getting shorter slowly but surely.
|by Anonymous||reply 197||June 17, 2022 9:47 AM|
^Currently sun here goes down at 10.30pm and sun already comes out at 4am. Impossible to sleep without blackout curtains and a sleeping mask.
|by Anonymous||reply 198||June 17, 2022 10:56 AM|
^ You must be pretty far North, about 10PM and 4:30AM here in southern Wisconsin. It's weird getting ready for bed and getting up when it's light out
|by Anonymous||reply 199||June 17, 2022 11:02 AM|
Get used to it bitches.
This is the coldest summer of THE REST of your life.
|by Anonymous||reply 200||June 17, 2022 11:04 AM|
Yeah whoever said humidity was good for your lungs is woefully misinformed.
R180 I suspect she has anemia, so she is always cold. Their rooms at Kensington Palace must be like a sauna.
|by Anonymous||reply 201||June 17, 2022 11:08 AM|
Birds are bursting into flames and falling from the sky! End of days!
|by Anonymous||reply 202||June 17, 2022 11:09 AM|
^ Just the ones flying over the solar panels
|by Anonymous||reply 203||June 17, 2022 11:14 AM|
Beautiful and breezy now
|by Anonymous||reply 204||June 17, 2022 11:55 AM|
It's boiling here in Weatherfield, Manchester. Gail's in the garden getting an all-over tan!
|by Anonymous||reply 205||June 17, 2022 12:01 PM|
I don't see how the British deal with all the spiders, slugs, and black flies they invite into their homes when they have the windows and doors open. Is air conditioning really that expensive to have installed?
|by Anonymous||reply 206||June 17, 2022 12:03 PM|
^ Brits are still working on central heat 🙄
|by Anonymous||reply 207||June 17, 2022 12:08 PM|
[quote] Is air conditioning really that expensive to have installed?
It's not hot enough for long enough to warrant it. I have a couple of fans and that's enough.
It's worst OUT. The buses especially and especially since they redesigned the windows so they don't open fully so there's no draft - MORONS! & cafes, I walk in and walk straight out when they're muggy.
|by Anonymous||reply 208||June 17, 2022 12:50 PM|
Still shit weather here in Norway. 20°C and rain.
|by Anonymous||reply 209||June 17, 2022 1:02 PM|
Oh, dear - Sunday, OSLO - max temp 62°
|by Anonymous||reply 210||June 17, 2022 1:11 PM|
R210 Yup. Do you believe me now? Summer has been SHIT so far. Way colder than normal. My vacation is only 2 weeks away. I swear I'll be pissed if my entire 4 week long vacation will be ruined by shit weather.
|by Anonymous||reply 211||June 17, 2022 1:25 PM|
[quote]Yup. Do you believe me now?
I always believe you.
I was the first person to point you out as KING of the WEATHER THREADS.
You owe me a lot, quite frankly.
|by Anonymous||reply 212||June 17, 2022 1:30 PM|
[quote] SHIT so far. Way colder than normal. My vacation is only 2 weeks away. I swear I'll be pissed if my entire 4 week long vacation will be ruined by shit
Shit! Is this how Norwegians speak English?
|by Anonymous||reply 213||June 17, 2022 1:32 PM|
It is going to be 99 today.
|by Anonymous||reply 214||June 17, 2022 1:48 PM|
The Norwegian poster that keeps bitching about “shit” weather should be thanking his fucking lucky stars.
|by Anonymous||reply 215||June 17, 2022 1:54 PM|
R213 Yes, at least I do... lol.
|by Anonymous||reply 216||June 17, 2022 1:54 PM|
Going to be 89 today in Asheville. Darn, I moved to the mountains for cooler weather.
|by Anonymous||reply 217||June 17, 2022 2:14 PM|
Where's Ashenville R217?
|by Anonymous||reply 218||June 17, 2022 2:43 PM|
Look at a map R218 and learn something new today.
|by Anonymous||reply 219||June 17, 2022 2:45 PM|
are you kidding R218? it's the largest city in Western North Carolina!
|by Anonymous||reply 220||June 17, 2022 2:48 PM|
R219 fuck off, most Americans don't even know half the US states, let alone their capitals. I'm from the UK and have never heard of Ashenville in my life. You don't need to be so bloody rude
|by Anonymous||reply 221||June 17, 2022 2:49 PM|
I've been looking at street views of Asheville. It's looks REALLY NICE. Some of it incredibly stylish. Real mixture of old and new and the countryside/rural seems to sort of fall into the city all over the place.
|by Anonymous||reply 222||June 17, 2022 2:53 PM|
It’s “Asheville”, and it’s located in the mountains of western North Carolina.
|by Anonymous||reply 223||June 17, 2022 3:18 PM|
Forecast high here: 60F / 16C. It’s cooler here in midsummer than it is in Auckland, NZ, where it’s midwinter.
|by Anonymous||reply 224||June 17, 2022 3:25 PM|
I first went to SF in August and had to wear a sweater. I thought it would be all "summer of love" weather that it was famous for.
|by Anonymous||reply 225||June 17, 2022 3:27 PM|
We call it “Fogust” for a reason. I once had to call my landlord to have our wall heater repaired in August.
But back to heat-wave news… in some parts of France it’s been 108F. I can’t even imagine how horrible that must be.
|by Anonymous||reply 226||June 17, 2022 3:48 PM|
It’s not even noon in Philadelphia and the heat index is 97 degrees. It’s fucking HoTT to be sure..🥵
|by Anonymous||reply 227||June 17, 2022 3:53 PM|
Wow, even a weather thread gets hijacked by fucking BRF cuntfraus.
|by Anonymous||reply 228||June 17, 2022 3:55 PM|
We had mammatus clouds in Pittsburgh past night. It's 84° with low humidity and we're about at our high for the day. Much better today than tye last two days.
|by Anonymous||reply 229||June 17, 2022 4:11 PM|
It's been hot here for us, mid 90's, high humidity but w are going down to 49° tonight and 45° tomorrow night. Yay! I hate the heat. NW PA
|by Anonymous||reply 230||June 17, 2022 4:41 PM|
R22 Asheville is nice, the mountains full of beautiful hardwood forests...but property crime is sky high, and the warm weather brings legions of "travelers" - young male grifters who try to destroy the parks and downtown area with their camp gear, drug use, violence and trash. Yesterday I saw some men break into the backyard of a vacant house across the street from me and set up a campsite. They were going through all the items stored in the back patio, and selecting things they want to use/sell. Cars get broken into everywhere as well.
A friend of mine was playing an open mic downtown, left around 11 PM and got his head bashed in and his Martin guitar stolen. It just sucks here with the drug-driven violence. 40 % of the police quit in the past year, so you never see any police on foot downtown and rarely see cop cars around.
|by Anonymous||reply 231||June 17, 2022 5:09 PM|
If we could only harness energy from the sun, it could power a generator which could power your A/C.
|by Anonymous||reply 232||June 17, 2022 5:18 PM|
It's a pleasant 92 degrees in Palm Springs today.
|by Anonymous||reply 233||June 17, 2022 5:20 PM|
Oh, dear God! It's 95 here in Orlando. Terrible on the streets and in the parks, but not by my lovely pool where I sit in my caftan with a pitcher of Cosmopolitans. Here's to the ladies who... do whatever...
|by Anonymous||reply 234||June 17, 2022 5:56 PM|
London's sort of pathetic. I was out earlier in a buzzy part of town, early evening... everyone's getting into the warm weather vibe. Roofs down in their cars, music blasting, crowded street cafes...but it won't last, Sunday it will be rain and 70° and cool all of next week. You can't sink into the warm weather here because it never lasts.
|by Anonymous||reply 235||June 17, 2022 7:45 PM|
R235 At least you HAD a short but sweet heatwave. We didn't. Two weeks ago we had highs of about 24-25 degrees C. Since then jit's been in the 18-20 range and they're reporting 18-20 every day for the next 9 days. I cannot stand this weather. It's so fucking awful. It's been raining all day long. I am planning on vacationing in Norway this year (don't have money to travel as I'm saving up to renovate my house). I fear this summer will be ruined.
|by Anonymous||reply 236||June 17, 2022 7:49 PM|
The hot has gone, it's 80, breezy and dry here in southern Wisconsin 🙂
|by Anonymous||reply 237||June 17, 2022 7:50 PM|
I've had my titties out tanning this afternoon
|by Anonymous||reply 238||June 17, 2022 7:54 PM|
I got way way too much sun today. I was toiling in my yard picking up tree limbs from the early morning storm that passed through with 70 mph winds.
|by Anonymous||reply 239||June 17, 2022 7:59 PM|
[quote]I was toiling in my yard
|by Anonymous||reply 240||June 17, 2022 8:55 PM|
^ I was toiling in my toilet... I'm a bit constipated ☹️
Must be the heat 🤔
|by Anonymous||reply 241||June 17, 2022 9:00 PM|
It went 89 today in NYC, but the humidity is moderate, so it's bearable.
|by Anonymous||reply 242||June 17, 2022 9:04 PM|
R208 your buses don’t have AC either? You know that come standard, you all must love that stink sleeve funk. You’re not a super power, but no need to go out so sad and poor acting as a nation.
|by Anonymous||reply 243||June 17, 2022 10:00 PM|
After toiling in my yard for 2.5 hrs in the sun, I got my ass indoors and hopped in the shower. Then I rubbed my body down with Kiehl’s Creme de Corps. I’m soft n supple. Hee hee.
|by Anonymous||reply 244||June 17, 2022 10:04 PM|
You Americans should be running around naked.
The Australians are shivering with cold.
|by Anonymous||reply 245||June 17, 2022 10:12 PM|
[quote]FUCK, is it HOT out!
Why thank you, OP.
I was just popping into my cabana for a moment.
Care to watch me change?
|by Anonymous||reply 246||June 17, 2022 10:28 PM|
@r244, You sound like a sponge 😂
|by Anonymous||reply 247||June 17, 2022 10:30 PM|
"The Australians are shivering with cold. "
Um, isn't it winter there? 🤔
|by Anonymous||reply 248||June 17, 2022 10:31 PM|
I always hated the summer months, cannot wait until autumn. Years ago I vacationed in Australia, where it is the reverse of our seasons, really enjoyed the months, seeing guys in those footy shorts, expecting "something" to fall out of the leg opening. I rented a short term "flat" and then, too soon, returned to Manhattan where it was autumn.
|by Anonymous||reply 249||June 17, 2022 10:35 PM|
R248 The Australians don't have this Global Warming that we're whining about.
|by Anonymous||reply 250||June 17, 2022 10:36 PM|
What about all those fires that killed half of the koalas?
|by Anonymous||reply 251||June 17, 2022 10:37 PM|
@r250, Yeah, they do. It was hotter then hell there last summer
|by Anonymous||reply 252||June 17, 2022 10:38 PM|
[quote] It was hotter then hell there last summer
Was it as hot as the USA now?
|by Anonymous||reply 253||June 17, 2022 10:39 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 254||June 17, 2022 10:42 PM|
(251) Poor koalas, their so cute.
|by Anonymous||reply 255||June 17, 2022 10:43 PM|
R254 Were the butch Aussies shrieking and moaning as much as we are now?
|by Anonymous||reply 256||June 17, 2022 10:45 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 257||June 17, 2022 10:47 PM|
Koalas have greasy green butts.
|by Anonymous||reply 258||June 17, 2022 10:50 PM|
Aussies strip off in summer.
|by Anonymous||reply 259||June 17, 2022 10:51 PM|
In my area we get a bit of a break today since the high will be 82, then it will go right back into the 90’s tomorrow for the rest of the week.😑
|by Anonymous||reply 260||June 18, 2022 1:09 PM|
57 degrees in breezy in SW PA!
|by Anonymous||reply 261||June 18, 2022 1:17 PM|
Lovely cool breezy morning in Wisconsin 🙂
|by Anonymous||reply 262||June 18, 2022 1:20 PM|
89, South Germany
|by Anonymous||reply 263||June 18, 2022 1:25 PM|
London - after all that excitement it's occasional spitting drizzle, overcast and 68°
|by Anonymous||reply 264||June 18, 2022 1:35 PM|
Sunny and 20°C here in Norway today.
|by Anonymous||reply 265||June 18, 2022 2:20 PM|
61° in da burgh. High of 70°. 90s later next week!
|by Anonymous||reply 266||June 18, 2022 3:23 PM|
[quote] Sunny and 20°C here in Norway today.
Hmm... let's see. Let me do the math. Okay, so it is 68°F for the rest of the world.
|by Anonymous||reply 267||June 18, 2022 5:33 PM|
I don't know why Norgie posts in C° - he's famous for posting on weather threads and has done for years by now, he knows most of the people here are American.
He's an enigma.
|by Anonymous||reply 268||June 18, 2022 9:51 PM|
[quote] I don't know why Norgie posts in C°
He should post in his natural language. So Datalounge can demonstrate how loving they are of Diversity!
|by Anonymous||reply 269||June 18, 2022 9:55 PM|
R267 The rest of the world? Fahrenheit is only used in USA.
|by Anonymous||reply 270||June 18, 2022 10:00 PM|
Only Americans continue to use Fahrenheit. They like to think of themselves as special.
|by Anonymous||reply 271||June 18, 2022 10:06 PM|
Only Americans use the Fahrenheit scale. And they're the most Puritanical nation in the western world.
|by Anonymous||reply 272||June 18, 2022 10:12 PM|
Here, for all you thermo-snowflakes...
|by Anonymous||reply 273||June 18, 2022 10:32 PM|
100 degrees in Austin, TX today. My cat, who loves the heat, has insisted on being outside most of the day. She's sleeping under my car. I've nabbed her a couple times and brought her inside, but after a wash and a check on her food bowl, she wants right back out. Crazy cat. Wish I was as heat hardy as she is.
|by Anonymous||reply 274||June 18, 2022 10:40 PM|
Forecast low tonight in my Philly suburb: 51 F. Forecast high tomorrow: 72 F.
That's too fucking cold for late June.
|by Anonymous||reply 275||June 19, 2022 1:19 AM|
R275 Sounds like Norway. Will be 18°C today, 64° F. Not exactly warm😭
|by Anonymous||reply 276||June 19, 2022 7:04 AM|
[quote]Only Americans use the Fahrenheit scale. And they're the most Puritanical nation in the western world.
And the most powerful.
|by Anonymous||reply 277||June 19, 2022 8:34 AM|
Pleasant 70s in Philly
|by Anonymous||reply 278||June 19, 2022 8:53 AM|
We cooled off nicely here, bur it's back to hot on Monday and really hot on Tuesday.
|by Anonymous||reply 279||June 19, 2022 8:58 AM|
Yeah we use °C here in the UK
|by Anonymous||reply 280||June 19, 2022 10:57 AM|
R280 - that is the true but little-known reason for the American War of Independence. You lot were bowing to the tyranny of the Continentals by using nasty, garlic-smelling (and probably crypto-Catholic) Celsius. We Americans wished to remain true to our British values and keep the Imperial system, so we dumped you.
In other words, WE are the REAL Brits.
|by Anonymous||reply 281||June 20, 2022 12:57 AM|
R281, you know perfectly well that the Celsius scale wasn’t adopted by the UK until the 1960s.
We are not amused.
|by Anonymous||reply 282||June 20, 2022 2:41 AM|
The windchill was 35F Saturday night here on the mountain in SoCal; right now it's a beautiful breezy 62F :)
|by Anonymous||reply 283||June 20, 2022 2:44 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 284||June 20, 2022 6:51 AM|
I agree with the posters upthread - Brits it gets hot in London and it's time to start putting AC in the new construction. Enough with the excuses - it's hot there every summer.
Also, SF needs to start putting AC in their new construction. There are not many places in the US where you don't need AC at least 4-6 weeks out of the year. I want my bedroom at 68, which is optimal sleep temp.
|by Anonymous||reply 285||June 20, 2022 7:19 AM|
Today: low of 12°C. High of 22°C. Barely in the 70s again for you Americans. Our shitty summer continues. At least it will be partly sunny today. Yay!
|by Anonymous||reply 286||June 20, 2022 7:22 AM|
Yesterday Sunday in NYC was incredible. Sunny, low 70s, very low humidity, breezy. Easily one of the 10 best weather days of the year.
|by Anonymous||reply 287||June 20, 2022 1:08 PM|
GORGEOUS in philadelphia
|by Anonymous||reply 288||June 20, 2022 1:42 PM|
Back to hot as hell in Wisconsin ☹️
|by Anonymous||reply 289||June 20, 2022 4:01 PM|
It's predicted to be 99 degrees in Chicago today, yesterday it reached 96. Need to get my haircut today but don't want to walk in all sweaty.
|by Anonymous||reply 290||June 21, 2022 3:00 PM|
It's 81° now in Pittsburgh... heading t 94°.
|by Anonymous||reply 291||June 21, 2022 3:23 PM|
I know ALL the states R221 and I'm gonna bake you a cake in each one of them as I flit from coast to coast. Your name emblazoned in ICING.
|by Anonymous||reply 292||June 21, 2022 3:25 PM|
@r290, That prediction was accurate. It's 99 at my house north of Chicago
|by Anonymous||reply 293||June 21, 2022 6:54 PM|
r263 with all the missing AC and deoberant, I'm sure it reeks!!!
|by Anonymous||reply 294||June 21, 2022 9:14 PM|
There's been 3 months of endless rain in The Great Southern Land.
|by Anonymous||reply 295||June 21, 2022 9:20 PM|
^ Germans are a gamey bunch 🤮
|by Anonymous||reply 296||June 21, 2022 9:20 PM|
Well, sweeties, it is a lovely 90 degrees here in Orlando. A treat, if you have a few rum punch. Or more...
|by Anonymous||reply 297||June 21, 2022 9:22 PM|
^ Except it's going to cool off a bit in the north tomorrow. It's never going to cool off in Orlando
|by Anonymous||reply 298||June 21, 2022 9:25 PM|
^ Who cares, darlin? I've got rum punch! Ha!
|by Anonymous||reply 299||June 21, 2022 9:28 PM|
^ We've got cold beer 🙂
|by Anonymous||reply 300||June 21, 2022 9:30 PM|
^ Oh, Sweetie, what's you number? I'm calling. :;
|by Anonymous||reply 301||June 21, 2022 9:33 PM|
22°C (72°F) today, partly cloudy.
|by Anonymous||reply 302||June 22, 2022 11:15 AM|
The flooding in Australia sucks, but I hope their reservoirs and forests had time to soak up some of that water. 3 years ago the whole country was on fire and thousands of Koalas died. I guess we all have to prepare for extreme weather. People in a community in southern France are no longer allowed to use tap water and only get 2 bottles of drinking water per day. Heat warnings and droughts currently all over Europe. Even northern European countries get excessive heat and droughts now.
|by Anonymous||reply 303||June 22, 2022 11:16 AM|
Holy shit! Fucking finally some warm weather tomorrow. I'm taking the day off. It's too hot to work in those temps (we don't have ac here).
|by Anonymous||reply 304||June 22, 2022 11:54 AM|
76° low humidity and light breeze here in London. But don't get too used to it. That is the problem.
|by Anonymous||reply 305||June 22, 2022 12:03 PM|
R304's photo looks heavy duty pornographic.
|by Anonymous||reply 306||June 22, 2022 12:04 PM|
I don't understand why so many people live in places where it gets so unbearable. Why don't you move?
|by Anonymous||reply 307||June 22, 2022 12:05 PM|
^ Because all my stuff is here 🙄
|by Anonymous||reply 308||June 22, 2022 12:08 PM|
Can't you move and sell some of your stuff?
|by Anonymous||reply 309||June 22, 2022 12:10 PM|
R307 In 20 years climate refugees will have to flee to Canada because it's too hot in the States.
|by Anonymous||reply 310||June 22, 2022 12:12 PM|
R306 That's a map of southern Norway. The redder it is, the warmer it will be. Some places tomorrow might get 30°C (86°F) tomorrow.
|by Anonymous||reply 311||June 22, 2022 12:15 PM|
Ignore the two "tomorrow"😋
|by Anonymous||reply 312||June 22, 2022 12:16 PM|
"Can't you move and sell some of your stuff? "
I guess, but my boss won't move the company. Actually, I live where extreme heat and cold only last a few weeks the rest of the year it's pretty nice. Besides, my stuff likes it here and I'm too lazy to buy all new stuff
|by Anonymous||reply 313||June 22, 2022 12:38 PM|
Flirting with 100˚ this afternoon.
Humidity = soggy
|by Anonymous||reply 314||June 22, 2022 1:38 PM|
Thunderstorm moving into da burgh!
|by Anonymous||reply 315||June 22, 2022 8:32 PM|
How can NYC be 63*??
|by Anonymous||reply 316||June 22, 2022 9:37 PM|
R304 is that your asshole in the pic?
|by Anonymous||reply 317||June 22, 2022 9:51 PM|
How did people keep in the South keep cool before air conditioning?
The old folks in Florida will tell you. Interesting:
|by Anonymous||reply 318||June 22, 2022 9:53 PM|
I grew up in Texas without air conditioning. We did have a swamp cooler which helped some.
|by Anonymous||reply 319||June 23, 2022 5:27 AM|
^ Doesn't a swamp cooler ADD humidity? Why would you do that?
|by Anonymous||reply 320||June 23, 2022 7:18 AM|
It's pretty arid in West Texas, r320
|by Anonymous||reply 321||June 23, 2022 10:27 AM|
^ Oh, ok
|by Anonymous||reply 322||June 23, 2022 10:50 AM|
26°C today, 22°C in the water (lake). Very nice temp for swimming. Planning on swimming in the fjord tomorrow, probably colder there.
|by Anonymous||reply 323||June 23, 2022 2:15 PM|
[quote]in the fjord tomorrow
|by Anonymous||reply 324||June 23, 2022 6:41 PM|
I drive a fjord... Nice car 🙂
|by Anonymous||reply 325||June 23, 2022 6:59 PM|
R324 The fjords in eastern Norway are not like what you picture from western Norway. We don't have those tall mountains, so we don't swim in ice water from melted snow. You can't swim in the fjords in western Norway, it's way too cold. Also, the fjord around Oslo is further south, which helps the temperature. The Oslo fjord is actually swimable, unlike those in western Norway.
|by Anonymous||reply 326||June 23, 2022 7:42 PM|
I live next to this recently melted ice cube. It actually keeps temps around it's shoreline about 10 degrees cooler in the summer 🙂
|by Anonymous||reply 327||June 23, 2022 7:50 PM|
Yes, I can survive without AC on most hot days but night times , no way.
|by Anonymous||reply 328||June 23, 2022 10:34 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 329||June 23, 2022 10:35 PM|
Currently sunny and 25°C (77°F) here in Norway. Went for a swim for like an hour. Was soooo nice!
|by Anonymous||reply 330||June 24, 2022 3:21 PM|
It's been very comfortable in NYC all of May and June - maybe only 1-2 very hot days, and low humidity, which makes all the difference. I still have my windows closed for the winter - it hasn't been hot enough to open them wide yet. My apartment is still cool in the daytime and I still sleep under a blanket at night.
|by Anonymous||reply 331||June 24, 2022 3:31 PM|
While keeping the windows closed (with no AC?) like R331 is a little extreme, it has been very nice in the DC-NY corridor this month. One or two very hot days, but they are more than balance by the many days of temps in the 70s (below normal for June in Philly and DC) and nights cool enough to need a sweater.
While we have warm, humid summers most years and occasional heatwaves with temps over 95, by and large this part of the country has a very pleasant climate in my opinion. Winters cold enough so you know it's winter, with some snow every year, warm summers, and gorgeous springs and falls.
|by Anonymous||reply 332||June 25, 2022 12:16 AM|
R331 and R332 Sounds like Norway. You basically have our weather. So far nights have been cold. Most of June has been cold, days no warmer than18-20 degrees. We had a few warm days in the beginning of the month and this week has been nice, I slept with the window open last night, for the first time this summer. The good news is that the temps have stabilized on like 22°C, this is normal for Norway (not great but not terrible). Much better than the 18°C every day earlier this month.
|by Anonymous||reply 333||June 25, 2022 6:22 AM|
I am so sick of the ugly sun out every fucking day. We never get any clouds or rain these days.
|by Anonymous||reply 334||June 25, 2022 6:45 AM|
R334 Where are you located? It has rained almost every day in June so far here. Of course it's not enough, as the ground is still very dry. We have forest fire warnings here. It has to rain a lot for several weeks for it to help. The showers we have had so far have not helped much. Maybe it's a good thing they're reporting rain next week. Sucks for those who are vacationing, but it's good for the nature.
|by Anonymous||reply 335||June 25, 2022 7:13 AM|
Gurl, do you talk about the weather a lot (all the time) in real life or is it just on here?
|by Anonymous||reply 336||June 25, 2022 8:43 AM|
R336 We are all obsessed with the weather here as it sucks most of the time, we only have 3 or 4 weks off from work every summer, that's why weather is important to us. Some people travel abroad, but for those who stay, we want a nice summer.
|by Anonymous||reply 337||June 25, 2022 8:48 AM|
^ Hey, Norwegian guy, did you hear about the Gay shootings in Oslo? How was the weather? 😉
|by Anonymous||reply 338||June 25, 2022 9:45 AM|
R338 I have posted plenty in that thread. But now that we know who the suspect is people are accusing me for not caring so I stay far away from that thread.
|by Anonymous||reply 339||June 25, 2022 10:08 AM|
^ Ok, didn't know
|by Anonymous||reply 340||June 25, 2022 10:15 AM|
Speaking of that beautiful country of Norway R330, did you have any friends that got blasted away by the Iranian terrorist? Will you go for a swim today?
|by Anonymous||reply 341||June 25, 2022 2:25 PM|
R341 No, I don't live in Oslo.
|by Anonymous||reply 342||June 25, 2022 6:24 PM|
Take an ice bath.
|by Anonymous||reply 343||June 25, 2022 6:57 PM|
^ Better, join the Polar Bear Club...
|by Anonymous||reply 344||June 25, 2022 8:36 PM|
Are you splashing your pussy with cool water??
|by Anonymous||reply 345||June 25, 2022 9:55 PM|
Seattle 89 feels like 95
|by Anonymous||reply 346||June 26, 2022 3:11 AM|
R341 I did go swimming yesterday btw, to cool down. It was a hot day. Woke up to another beautiful day today, sunny and warm. It's supposed to start raining in just a few hours though. They're reporting a lot of rain tomorrow.
|by Anonymous||reply 347||June 26, 2022 6:50 AM|
27°C (81°F) and sunny today, 21°C (70°F) in the water. Quite nice.
|by Anonymous||reply 348||June 30, 2022 5:13 PM|
[quote]Are you splashing your pussy with cool water??
No, but I’m splashing my bussy.
|by Anonymous||reply 349||June 30, 2022 5:14 PM|