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Old 07-19-07, 11:58 PM   #1
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How hot is it where you are?

37C / 98.6F
53% relative humidity

Humidex: 50C / 122F

(Humidex is the Canadian equivalent of the heat index, giving roughly similar numbers. I used this calculator: http://www.csgnetwork.com/canhumidexcalc.html)


Edit: Weather Underground says the heat index (as calculated in the U.S.) is only 47C / 116.6F. Phooey. It's still stupidly hot.
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Old 07-20-07, 12:07 AM   #2
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We hit 103 today. 9% humidity.

We have set records almost every other day for the entire month. Don't think for a second that the low humidity helps. I have to drink twice as much on my rides otherwise my mouth dries up and I return home with cracked, bleeding lips.

Edit: Just czeched, we actually got to 105.
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Old 07-20-07, 05:33 AM   #3
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wow. didn't realize it got that hot out there where you're at cypress. i'll trade you a little bit of humidity tho...it's like riding through soup here in NC.
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right now its only about 75f
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Old 07-20-07, 06:21 AM   #5
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It's 16C here this morning. Not so hot.
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Old 07-20-07, 06:24 AM   #6
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Today it's below 80 degrees . Love it. It has been about 85 the last couple days. I even b!t@h with a modest 85.
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Old 07-20-07, 06:34 AM   #7
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we havent seen the sun for days here, been raining non stop, right now it's pitch black out.
it really doesnt feel like summer yet.
couple nice days and it was over
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In the 90s and VERY humid. So hot I saw a dog chasing a cat - they were both walking.
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Old 07-20-07, 06:42 AM   #9
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Friday

Sunrise 05:05 (BST)
Sunset 21:07 (BST)

19C
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Im checking the weather for Monday since Im riding 50 miles with someone and one website has 77 and sunny, the other website has rain! what the heck!! do you just pick the website you that says what you wanna hear?
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Im checking the weather for Monday since Im riding 50 miles with someone and one website has 77 and sunny, the other website has rain! what the heck!! do you just pick the website you that says what you wanna hear?
Hmm - I know the feeling. Our local weather has live doppler online that I track before rides. If there's a storm moving in I usually won't ride, but they can change in a heartbeat and then I miss out on a ride. It seems like I got a lot more riding done before they had the live doppler. I should probably just stop watching it.
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In the 90s and VERY humid. So hot I saw a dog chasing a cat - they were both walking.
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Pretty mild here in NJ - heading back to Costa Rica tomorrow.
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Pretty mild here in NJ - heading back to Costa Rica tomorrow.
didnt know you were in nj!!!
I havent spent enough time in foo lately, what's up? why were you here?
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Currently 28.5 c (I think that's about 84 f) at 10.35pm Rain rain rain and rain. Don't know the humidity but it's shocking.
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Old 07-20-07, 07:43 AM   #16
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Im checking the weather for Monday since Im riding 50 miles with someone and one website has 77 and sunny, the other website has rain! what the heck!! do you just pick the website you that says what you wanna hear?
That's what I've been doing... I pick the one with the highest temperature so I can feel more hardcore
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Old 07-20-07, 07:45 AM   #17
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The high today is only supposed to hit low to mid 70's and not go higher than lower 80's through the weekend. Friggin' awesome for late July.

I can't wait to go ride in the hills of Wisconsin tomorrow. Steep hills are so much nicer when it's cool out.

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Was a chilly 78F the other day around mid-day when polara and I started our ride. But the humidity was unusually high at 83%! That was one of the few times where my sweat didn't evaporate while riding! Could've used my wrist and head bands from tennis. And when we stopped, it was as though we had just come out of a pool, just dripping wet. I drank about 60oz of water, most of it following the ride. Had the sensation that it was coming straight back out through my pores!

But I love summer riding weather. Yes I do!
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Only 97F today. After 2 weeks of 105F, mid 90s feels nice.
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didnt know you were in nj!!!
I havent spent enough time in foo lately, what's up? why were you here?
Wrapping up my software career. Trying to pump 25+ years of knowledge in the head of someone with 3 years experience - who has been sick 3 of 5 days. Not my problem.

Wish I had a bike right now but I have been walking to work pretty much everyday. I know I have gain a few pounds though. Only get to eat some foods once a year and I make the most of it!

Pizza day today.
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Old 07-20-07, 09:40 AM   #21
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Wrapping up my software career. Trying to pump 25+ years of knowledge in the head of someone with 3 years experience - who has been sick 3 of 5 days. Not my problem.

Wish I had a bike right now but I have been walking to work pretty much everyday. I know I have gain a few pounds though. Only get to eat some foods once a year and I make the most of it!

Pizza day today.

You're gonna miss the pizza when you go back to Costa Rica!
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I think the high for today should be about 70F.
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It's been 90 +or- a couple with the heat index at 95 +or- a couple for the past two weeks. Works for me since it's not unusual to be over 100 about now.
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currently 83F 79% Humidity

Ick.

Thunderstorms on the way.
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