zondag 5 juli 2015

Heat Wave










He has it warm, too!

We have experienced a heat wave this week, which must explain the lack of any sophisticated discourse on this blog:) Three times the temperature rose above +30*C, on Wednesday it was +34*C. It appears that we've seen the last of it today, as the wind changed and brought cold air from the sea and we just had a thunderstorm.

At home it's still uncomfortably warm, though, but the nights are getting colder again, so I have good hope tomorrow it will be bearable. In other news, the Greek are having their referendum today.
I'll update you on the results.

UPDATE: it looks like they voted "No".


8 opmerkingen:

  1. Your heat wave is over - wish we had one here. The temperature is stuck in the 20's. Greece did vote no - I'm not sure what the mentality there is. My thoughts - they don't belong in the European Union. I see them aligning themselves with Putin.

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  2. The heat wave is not fun! i prefer the temperatures around +20/24*C. At least, today I could clean the house normally. As for Greece, I think it's pretty significant what's happening over there as it has a potential to change a lot of things. I may be wrong, of course. We'll see...

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  3. Housewife from Finland7 juli 2015 om 05:18

    I concider it heat wave if temperature is over +20. :) We had real heat wave for couple of days, I swam too much and now have flu.

    When it comes to Greece, I am only worried about the humanitarian crisis they are about to have -and having already. George Soros said when all this started that Greece should not be supported, they sould only be given such help that prevents humanitarian crisis (=food, meds) but banks should not be helped. But to be honest I haven't followed that situation so closely, since there is nothing I can do about it. I assume that mankind will survive, like it always has. :)

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  4. What's your average summer temperature then? Sorry to hear you had flu. I haven't swum so far this summer as I only swim in the sea and the water is still cold. As for Greeks, I don't really worry about them at all, just wondering how the situation will develop.

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  5. Housewife from Finland7 juli 2015 om 09:56

    Statistically we have approximately 35-40 "heat days" per year. That means that temperature is over +25. It is very rare that temperature is over +30, and that is usually on August. My comfort zone is somewhere between +15-+22. Warmer than that, I suffer. Especially if it is humid and not windy.

    I swim all year - round, or roll in the snow (after sauna) when we have it so I don't really understand the concept of "cold water". :) If it is not frozen, one can swim in it. ;)




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  6. Well, for me, water has to be at least +18*C that I risk going in:) I like when it's warm in summer, but not too hot. +25*C I find fine, anything above is getting problematic. Two years ago we travelled to Southern Germany, Switzerland and Italy, and it was above 30*C all the time, and we stayed in a hotel without airco. That I didn't care much about. Where do you go on vacation?

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  7. Housewife from Finland8 juli 2015 om 05:33

    On summer vacation, we usually go to our summer cottage. Or to Norway. On winter vacation we go to Lapland. Snow guaranteed. But I must admit that me and my hubby are quite exceptional even for finns, most people like to go to southern Europe or Thailand or anywhere warm when they have vacation.

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  8. I'd love to go to Norway, but my husband prefers Germany, not that I don't like it over there. He wants to go to Lapland once, but that's too cold for me!

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