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So really, when it's that hot, either too dry or too humid are both as bad as each other, if different. Ideally something in between, perhaps around 50-60%, with just a light breeze to help evaporate the sweat.
It's amazing how many people I have met who prefer the dry, hot heat (as it was in Bahrain), claiming that it's "more bearable as you don't sweat". FAIL! You ARE sweating (and lots), it's just that as the air is as dry as a bone, the sweat evaporates in a flash and you don't really notice it. Thus the cooling effect is very effective. When the air is saturated, as in Malaysia, the sweat has really nowhere to evaporate to and remains on your skin as a liquid, rendering it fairly useless as a cooling mechanism (it is the evaporation of the sweat that cools you)

In such hot/dry countries, you need to drink many litres of water throught the day. If your pee is dark yellow (or even brown) and stinks (yeuck), you are quite dehydrated and must drink water! Indeed, I have a friend who won't even do this, as he claims "what's the point - it just comes straight out through your pores again.." Duh.

Or the idiots who get wrecked on beer during the evening in such places, only to suffer the chronic dehydration effects of the alcohol the next day.. I think Allah banned alcohol in these countries for quite good technical reasons, really.
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coulda been worse..
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It's amazing how many people I have met who prefer the dry, hot heat (as it was in Bahrain), claiming that it's "more bearable as you don't sweat". FAIL! You ARE sweating (and lots), it's just that as the air is as dry as a bone, the sweat evaporates in a flash and you don't really notice it. Thus the cooling effect is very effective.
FAIL!

For being unable to read between the lines and needing to say what everyone was meaning.
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Re: What's The Hottest You've Ever Been?

The hottest I've ever been has to be Switzerland, August 2012! I'm en route to a meeting with a client, and I'm absolutely drenched in sweat. It's unbelievable, the air feels like the inside of a sauna.
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Lived in Perth [er..... the newer town, not the original one] for a while. For six weeks the daytime temperature was hovering between 46-47 and the nighttime temperature did not drop below 38. Very uncomfortable. Now having to visit the dermatologist periodically due to far too much UV.
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Lived in Perth [er..... the newer town, not the original one] for a while. For six weeks the daytime temperature was hovering between 46-47 and the nighttime temperature did not drop below 38. Very uncomfortable. Now having to visit the dermatologist periodically due to far too much UV.
In Oz, the UV is the real kicker. It feels like you are in a microwave...
That is because you almost are in a microwave due to the piss poor ozone we have down under.

Spent yesterday out in the Geneva sun (I think it reached 36) but it was nice and comfortable in the sun. No wukkas at all
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Oklahoma regularly around 104-106F day after day when I was living there as a child. Also often got down to -20F or more in winter. We always knew the weather was really bad in the winter when the Tinker Air Force base shut down for the day.
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When I was 32, three guys hit on me.

(That was your question, right?)
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Oklahoma regularly around 104-106F day after day when I was living there as a child. Also often got down to -20F or more in winter.
What's that in new money then?
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I'm siting in the office now and the sweat is rolling off me. I've never felt so hot at work.
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Old 20.08.2012, 15:11
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About 40-41C and -29C or more at either end.
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Oklahoma regularly around 104-106F day after day when I was living there as a child. Also often got down to -20F or more in winter. We always knew the weather was really bad in the winter when the Tinker Air Force base shut down for the day.
I just returned from Oklahoma on Monday.

The temperature reached 116 F which is just under 47 C.

Nice and toasty!
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About 40-41C and -29C or more at either end.
Yes, I could have done the sums myself - I just wondered why you'd choose to use such archaic measures, so though I'd point it out.
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Yes, I could have done the sums myself - I just wondered why you'd choose to use such archaic measures, so though I'd point it out.
afaik, Fahrenheit is the normal way of measuring temperature in the US
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afaik, Fahrenheit is the normal way of measuring temperature in the US
They find it difficult to lose their British heritage.

I heard they've made no scientific advances since 1776.
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They find it difficult to lose their British heritage.

I heard they've made no scientific advances since 1776.
Mirfield, it's a good thing I think you're cute or that post would have earned a groan.

this is perhaps not scientific but we built a pretty decent sailing ship a few years ago.. it came in mighty handy about 1812 , and just took a cruise around Boston Harbor ( note spelling ) this past weekend




Constitution is most famous for her actions during the War of 1812 against Great Britain, when she captured numerous merchant ships and defeated five British warships:
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I thought being from Queensland would mean a good chance at winning the hottest day out title, but I think the guy on the ship to Basra Iraq wins hands down.. phew!! Mind you the heat in Queensland is pretty constant high 30's and everyone is prepared for it. They suffer far more during 8 degree winters, when everyone is freezing (all the houses are designed for summer).
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110 in San Fernando area, Woodland Hills to be exact about a week and a half ago. It was dry heat too, cannot imagine what it would have been with humidity.
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I just returned from Oklahoma on Monday.

The temperature reached 116 F which is just under 47 C.

Nice and toasty!
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Yeah, Tuborg, I think it's gotten generally hotter over the years since I left, but at least they do have air conditioning to help cope. What were you there for - business or pleasure trip?

And that's why Ace1. I grew up with Fahrenheit and it's only since UK started to change to metric and then moving over here I've had to learn the other way. I'm okay figuring 0 to 30's but after that I need to look things up. If I was having to give figures in the 40s every day then I'd know what they equalled!
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