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Old 07-10-2009, 06:51 AM
 
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Please, complaining about this awful weather is not excessive. We're trapped in the polar jet stream for goodness sake. Who know when we'll emerge. And we're also in an el nino year which means no waves for surfers.

Basically a natural disaster for the summer.
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Old 07-10-2009, 07:27 AM
 
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Enough complaining all-ready guys :P We all know the minute we have over 3 days of 90 degrees in August, and the humidity everyone will forget about the cold and rainy weather and all you'll hear is "Its too hot, its too hot, its too humid..---blah blah--Enjoy it while we have it! :-)

Well, that is the typical New Englander. Winter is too cold, summer too warm, spring too rainy, and fall too windy. New Englanders hardly ever seem happy with the weather.

I'll admit I don't like the cold, but I really don't mind the heat and don't complain when it comes. I'd prefer more summer weather and less winter weather.
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Old 07-10-2009, 07:47 AM
 
Location: Parkland, FL
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It all comes down to the type of person. Either you are the type who complains about the weather and lets it control their lives OR you are the type of person who just rolls with it.

I lived in Boston for years and I currently live in south Florida. When I lived in Boston I never let the weather determine my lifestyle or my mood. I remember being at the bars and clubs in the middle of winter when the overnight low windchill factor was -10. Now, in south Florida, it's about 90 degrees outside with 100% humidity. Guess what? I plan on going out and having a great Friday night instead of staying inside with the AC blasting. NOTHING is worse than waiting for a nice day to go outside and be active. Just go outside and enjoy yourself.
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Old 07-10-2009, 07:56 AM
 
Location: Marietta, GA
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I lived in Boston for years and I currently live in south Florida.
You went from one extreme to the other, so no surprise. South Florida is almost as bad as New England, just on the other end of the spectrum. Heat, humidity, hurricanes, thunder storms. Miami is even uncomfortable in January. I spend a lot of time on business in Miami and FLL.
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Old 07-10-2009, 10:22 AM
 
Location: SoCal
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how is it "global" if Mass. is getting it much worse than everyone else?
Who said Mass. has it much worse than everyone else? I'm in Austin where it's over 102 every day and we're in a drought. I would KILL for some rain and cooler weather.

It's global in that we're all experiencing bad weather.
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Old 07-10-2009, 12:30 PM
 
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how is it "global" if Mass. is getting it much worse than everyone else?
Are you kidding me? The midwest is THE place to be if you want crappy weather. You're not getting any worse. The folks in the NJ forum are constantly complaining about rain.
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Old 07-15-2009, 06:57 AM
 
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Miami is not uncomfortable in January. It doesn't even get reliably beachy there until March.

This summer is bumming me out. It feels like fall every day.
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Old 07-15-2009, 08:29 AM
 
Location: tempe az
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southwest rules all when it comes to horribleness during summer its on average 106 and when it rains the few times it does it pours down making driving conditions unbearable and the nits humid for days but still 100plus out so boston has it easy
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Old 07-15-2009, 08:44 AM
 
Location: Marietta, GA
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Who said Mass. has it much worse than everyone else?
I do. New England weather always lags behind the rest of the country with winter dragging into April many years, and spring being damp and chilly, with summer showing up late and going from chilly straight into hot and humid. Then in mid-September the leaves start changing and it's right back to chilly again.

I live in the southeast now, and sure, we have a hotter summer, but that's during summer from June through early September. Most of the rest of the year (4 to 6 months) is warm, dry, and very comfortable, much like what you think of when you think of the really beautiful New England spring or summer days. The winter here is mild and can even be warm on some of the milder days, with highs typically in the 50s or 60s but sometimes getting into the 70s, especially in March.

I'll trade the 2 to 3 months of high 80s or low 90s any day for losing the miserably long, cold, and snowy winter followed by the usually damp and chilly spring. The humidity here in Atlanta actually can be less than what you get along the coast, despite the convential wisdom. It can be pretty bad too, but not much worse than Boston when it's humid.
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Old 07-15-2009, 09:31 AM
 
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I'll trade the 2 to 3 months of high 80s or low 90s any day for losing the miserably long, cold, and snowy winter followed by the usually damp and chilly spring.
HAH! So would I! I'm not talking about "high 80s or low 90s."

I LOVE it when it's 90 out. I revel in it. I set my central air conditioning in my house to the low 80s. And the air conditioning has been going non-stop all summer just to bring my house "DOWN" to 82.

When it's cold, you can wrap yourself in blanket, sweaters, do jumping jacks, etc...

When it's 105, all you can do is take off as many clothes as you can and sit there sweating.

New England weather is terrible... don't get me wrong. I used to think it was the worst weather to be in, period. Until I moved to Austin. Now I know better.
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