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Old 31.07.2018, 18:24
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Re: Weather!

36C and I'm still fit and happy, thoroughly enjoying it apart from one thing: The air is so dry, breathing is uncomfortable and dries out the mucosae. Also there is this smell, I had several moments thinking "okay, where's the fire?"
So far luckily none.

I know dry heat is more pleasant but a micron more humidity would be perfect.
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Old 31.07.2018, 19:33
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36C and I'm still fit and happy, thoroughly enjoying it apart from one thing: The air is so dry...
And to each his own: just today I was noticing how much better it was with the lower humidity


The smell here in Basel, on the other hand, is nothing like something is on fire. More like "someone forgot the flush out the sewers"
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Old 31.07.2018, 19:44
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And to each his own: just today I was noticing how much better it was with the lower humidity


The smell here in Basel, on the other hand, is nothing like something is on fire. More like "someone forgot the flush out the sewers"
I'm well off here then
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Old 31.07.2018, 21:29
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I have a small fan, battery operated, has a water spray. Perfect for low humidity.
I also have a another small fan, about 10 cm in diameter. I took it to the hospital last week. Kept my brain from overheating.


Lucky for me, Im mostly icing my knee. Its the only thing that keeps the temps down.
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Old 31.07.2018, 22:09
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Found a list of the highest ever recorded temperatures in each European country:

Europe 48.0 C (118.4 F) Athens, Greece 1977-07-10[13]
Austria 39.7 C (103.5 F) Dellach im Drautal 1983-07-27[14]
Belarus 38.0 C(100.4 F) Vassilyevichy, Homiel Voblast 1946-08-20[15]
Belgium 38.8 C (102 F) Uccle 1947-06-27
Bulgaria 45.2 C (113.3 F) Sadovo, Plovdiv Province 1916-08-05[16]
Croatia 42.8 C (109 F) Ploce 1998-08-05[17]
Czech Republic 40.2 C (104.4 F) Prague-Uhrneves 1983-07-27[18]
Denmark 36.4 C (97.5 F) Holstebro, Midtjylland 1975-08-10[19]
Estonia 35.6 C (96.1 F) Vru 1992-08-11[20]
Finland 35.9 C (96.6 F) Turku 1914-07-09 [21]
France 43.4 C (110.1 F) Sartne 2009-07-23[22]
Germany 40.2 C (104.4 F) Grmersdorf bei Amberg / Karlsruhe & Freiburg 1983-07-27 / 2003-08-13 [23]
Hungary 41.9 C (107.4 F) Kiskunhalas 2007-07-08[24]
Iceland 30.5 C (86.9 F) Teigarhorn, Djpivogur 1939-06-22[25][26]
Ireland 33.3 C (91.9 F) Kilkenny Castle, County Kilkenny 1887-06-26[27]
Italy 47.0 C (116.6 F) Perdasdefogu, Sardinia 1983-07-28[28]
Lithuania 37.5 C (99.5 F) Zarasai, Utena County 1994-07-30[29]
Macedonia 46.7 C(112.6 F) Demir Kapija, Demir Kapija Municipality 2000-07-05[30]
Moldova 41.5 C(106.7 F) Camenca, Camenca sub-district 2007-07-21[31]
Netherlands 38.6 C (102 F) Warnsveld 1944-08-23[32]
Norway 35.6 C (96.1 F) Nesbyen, Buskerud 1970-06-20[33]
Poland 40.2 C (104.4 F) Prszkw 1921-07-29[34]
Portugal 47.4 C (117.3 F) Amareleja, Beja 2003-08-01[35]
Romania 44.5 C (112.1 F) Ion Sion, Braila County 1951-08-10[36]
Serbia 44.9 C (112.8 F) Smederevska Palanka, Podunavlje District 2007-07-24[37]
Slovakia 40.3 C (104.5 F) Hurbanovo 2007-07-20[38]
Slovenia 40.6 C (105.1 F) Crnomelj 1950-07-05[39]
Spain 47.2 C (116.9 F) Murcia 1994-07-04[40]
Sweden 38.0 C (100.4 F) Ultuna, Uppsala County / Mlilla, Kalmar County 1933-07-09 / 1947-06-29[41]
Switzerland 41.5 C (106.7 F) Grono, Locarno 2003-08-11[42]
United Kingdom 38.5 C (101.3 F) Faversham, Kent 2003-08-10[43]
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Old 01.08.2018, 00:08
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Re: Weather!

It's hot, real hot.

Don't forget to leave water out for the animals, be it a saucer or bowl, on balcony or garden, every little helps.

Do your bit!
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Old 01.08.2018, 08:32
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It's hot, real hot.

Don't forget to leave water out for the animals, be it a saucer or bowl, on balcony or garden, every little helps.

Do your bit!
Mosquitos also need water,
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Old 01.08.2018, 08:43
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for the first time ever in the Werdinsel canal one can amost stand on the bottom
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Old 01.08.2018, 21:08
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Ok Marton, now you can go and set off your fireworks.
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Old 01.08.2018, 21:48
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Ok Marton, now you can go and set off your fireworks.
Nope. "Feuerverbot" still valid.
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Old 02.08.2018, 01:26
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Ok Marton, now you can go and set off your fireworks.
But the fireworks are all wet!
I was at the official Gemeinde celebration today when the heavens opened; I went home and had to change my wet shirt, trousers and underwear
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Old 02.08.2018, 10:29
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But the fireworks are all wet!
I was at the official Gemeinde celebration today when the heavens opened; I went home and had to change my wet shirt, trousers and underwear

That's what I call self-confidence.

23C and 72% humidity here, yaaaaak. I really have to be careful what I wish for as it seems to materialize immediately all the time. So back to 34/30 please.
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Old 02.08.2018, 11:04
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That's what I call self-confidence.

23C and 72% humidity here, yaaaaak. I really have to be careful what I wish for as it seems to materialize immediately all the time. So back to 34/30 please.
It was well and truly "runterhudeln" here when I said Marton could light off his fireworks.

Didn't last long, but it was a proper downpour.
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It that bloody heat wave does not stop soon, I'm moving back to civilisation!


https://www.bbc.com/weather/0/2650225
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It that bloody heat wave does not stop soon, I'm moving back to civilisation!


https://www.bbc.com/weather/0/2650225
Meteonews state 36 for Zurich next Wednesday 8th, and 37 for Basel/ the Northwest.

Surely they're lying? Having a laugh.. The thing is, if they call it in at that temp now, it's usually higher on the day.

I need to rent a large portable fridge and live in it for a week.
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Old 04.08.2018, 11:46
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It that bloody heat wave does not stop soon, I'm moving back to civilisation!


https://www.bbc.com/weather/0/2650225
This may be the only recorded instance of anyone desiring to move to Scotland for the weather.
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Old 04.08.2018, 11:50
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This may be the only recorded instance of anyone desiring to move to Scotland for the weather.
Was there for 3 weeks, lovely weather, nice, sunny 23 degrees.... one evening with rain and a bit of scattered rain ine day. Perfect
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Re: Weather!

Thought the extreme temps was the reason why Andy finished his Tennis match at 3am in the morning but then I realized he was playing in Washington....
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Old 04.08.2018, 12:40
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It that bloody heat wave does not stop soon, I'm moving back to civilisation!


https://www.bbc.com/weather/0/2650225
How people change within 5 years ... opening message of this thread, by the same member.

Or is it just the British "I will complain, no matter which way you change things".

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Was there for 3 weeks, lovely weather, nice, sunny 23 degrees.... one evening with rain and a bit of scattered rain ine day. Perfect
I was wondering, where you were.
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It that bloody heat wave does not stop soon, I'm moving back to civilisation!
https://www.bbc.com/weather/0/2650225
<Scuttles off to research how an American might find a way to retire to a nice cold remote Scottish isle...>


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This may be the only recorded instance of anyone desiring to move to Scotland for the weather.
https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2...group-visitors

<Scuttles off to go pack my bags... >

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