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Today was the day we finally turned the air conditioner on for the first time this spring/summer. Temperatures are in the mid 80s (F) and it's been raining on and off for the last few days so it's very humid, heavy and although not hot, it's uncomfortable. It's been a cooler & wetter than average spring and we hadn't needed it before.

Have you turned your AC on yet?
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We should be basking in warm sunshine and giving our shorts an airing but the chances are I'll be putting another log on the fire before the weekend. Theres a chill in the air
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Yup. Been in the 80's here also.
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It's been on for a day or two at a time. It's off now. Don't expect it to be on again till this weekend.
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100 degrees today

I have a few portable air conditioners thru out the house - run on 110 current.

I haven't turned our central air on yet.

100 degrees not yet- WTF is she waiting for??:wah:

Waiting for 110 degrees...!:yh_rotfl

and it's coming..

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I've come close a few times. When I drive down the hill it has been sweltering, but up here in the trees it has been not so bad.
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We use our ceiling fans until the temps get into the 90's and 100+
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Air conditioning ? Whats that?

Thats for softies that is
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91 degrees yesterday. 97 the day before. We have the thermostat set on 80 and it comes on at night sometimes.
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doesn't cool down at night?

for now our nights are cool & windows are open - fans on.

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It gets cooler but not cool.
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we have seen it up to mid eighties in the day, but fifties at night.

Windows open and no need for fans. So far.

Wish the whole summer could be like that.
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My idea of perfect summer weather would be bright sunshine and temperatures no higher than 80F ! Temperatures in the 90s and low 100s though is what we usually get here with lots of humidity to make it more interesting.
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I was raised in heat and love, love LOVE it! But, it was a dry

heat. (HAHA isn't that what they always say?)

I don't like summers where I am but unfortunately I'm

several years away from being able to move out of it.

We have the unrelenting fog to deal with, depressing.

One year btwn July1st and August 15th, we only had 11

sunny mornings! No air conditioning at all, because we

have less than 10 days a year where I'd use it. Pets and

husband would rather more, though.

This month we're in sort of transition, feels more like March,

gusty winds and all. This morning it was 42 degrees when I left

a little after 6 for my walk... wearing ear muffs and lightweight gloves!
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tabby;1427666 wrote: very humid, it's uncomfortable.


Hmmm..."humidity." I have heard of this thing before. It is a very strange word that describes water hanging in the air. Must be weird. We don't ever have that here.

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tabby;1427791 wrote: My idea of perfect summer weather would be bright sunshine and temperatures no higher than 80F


Ah. Yes. That's what we have. Ave 265 days a year of sunshine. 5500 feet altitude and cool breezes every day. We like to talk about the weather, but that's funny because we don't actually have any.

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Saint_;1427806 wrote: Hmmm..."humidity." I have heard of this thing before. It is a very strange word that describes water hanging in the air. Must be weird. We don't ever have that here.




Now that is one bit of america I would really like to see. We have Scottish air conditioning - windaes or if you prefer the english word windows. You want to cool down you just open one of them.
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Saint

Beautiful pic

you don't have a monsoon season?

where the air is thick - your dripping wet just standing in that air for a few minutes and then later that afternoon it rains - it pours and usually floods areas.

Something to look forward to in @ August... yuk...

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gmc;1427810 wrote: Now that is one bit of america I would really like to see. We have Scottish air conditioning - windaes or if you prefer the english word windows. You want to cool down you just open one of them.
gmc jests, scottish air conditioning is the result of eating neeps and tatties
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Patsy Warnick;1427811 wrote: Saint

Beautiful pic

you don't have a monsoon season?

where the air is thick - your dripping wet just standing in that air for a few minutes and then later that afternoon it rains - it pours and usually floods areas.

Something to look forward to in @ August... yuk...

Patsy


Nope, Patsy. At over a mile high, and close to the continental divide, we have the mildest weather you can imagine. That graph is real, I pulled it from the weather channel. It's kind of amazing to me sometimes that we are so unknown in the U.S. and that there is not a flood of retirees moving here. The cost of living is cheap, the weather wonderful, and natural disasters nonexistent. Go figure...
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valerie;1427793 wrote: I was raised in heat and love, love LOVE it! But, it was a dry

heat. (HAHA isn't that what they always say?)

I don't like summers where I am but unfortunately I'm

several years away from being able to move out of it.

We have the unrelenting fog to deal with, depressing.

One year btwn July1st and August 15th, we only had 11

sunny mornings! No air conditioning at all, because we

have less than 10 days a year where I'd use it. Pets and

husband would rather more, though.

This month we're in sort of transition, feels more like March,

gusty winds and all. This morning it was 42 degrees when I left

a little after 6 for my walk... wearing ear muffs and lightweight gloves!


We didn't even have air conditioning when I was growing up in San Diego since it only got unpleasantly hot during Santa Ana wind season. And yeah, we had morning fog pretty much year round but I actually like that kind of weather. I always get a little excited whenever I see it here which is few and far between.

It got pretty hot here a couple of weeks ago... up near 90... but then it rained like crazy and it's cooled back down to the 60s. 60s is perfect weather for me, I like it cool. It's a dry cool. :sneaky:
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Saint_;1427807 wrote: Ah. Yes. That's what we have. Ave 265 days a year of sunshine. 5500 feet altitude and cool breezes every day. We like to talk about the weather, but that's funny because we don't actually have any.


You must get snow at that altitude. I'm at almost 4500 feet and we get dumped on quite often.
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Post by stacyjmes1 »

There is great change in the weather these days. Cool wind is blowing in the night. :)
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Not here! It's still in the upper 80s/low 90s with extremely high humidity. The air pressure is very uncomfortable. I'll be so glad when it goes down to the 60 & 70 degree temperatures and the air becomes clean and crisp!
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We had a bit of a reprieve for a about a month, but it's been becoming uncomfortable again lately.
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I love my AC.

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