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Old 01-06-2013, 01:10 PM
 
Location: North of South, South of North
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It's been too warm to run the heat and too cold to run the A/C, meanwhile it's been very humid. So it feels clammy in my house. Am I the only one having this problem? I don't remember this being a problem last winter.....
Yes, I am having a problem. My problem is that it is way too dry and I am craving the humidity. Come on May.

But at least it is currently way way better than up north, IMO.
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Old 01-06-2013, 01:19 PM
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[quote=New Horizons;27645471You just have to turn the AC down a whole lot, about 67 and then just put a blanket on.[/quote]

Surely a fan would be much simper and cheaper ?
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Old 01-06-2013, 02:14 PM
 
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Yes, I am having a problem. My problem is that it is way too dry and I am craving the humidity. Come on May.

But at least it is currently way way better than up north, IMO.
You will get that wish once we get into June and we are stuck with a reverse west wind flow giving us lows around 80 and dewpoints around 74.
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Old 01-06-2013, 03:06 PM
 
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Surely a fan would be much simper and cheaper ?
Definitely, but it wouldn't do anything for the humidity We're having that problem as well. Cracking the windows and running the heater with an exhaust fan for a couple hours in the morning works pretty well, too. Nothing gets rid of the humidity like the darn AC though lol. Thankfully we've only had the problem a day or so each week it seems like, on those really muggy cool mornings. I don't mind the humidity at 60-65% in the house, but I worry about mildew/mold and that kinda thing, maybe I'm slightly neurotic
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Old 01-06-2013, 04:13 PM
 
Location: Toronto, Ottawa Valley & Dunedin FL
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Yes, our place is really muggy at times. We don't stint in the heat when we need it, haven't had the AC on at all since we arrived in November, but when neither is on, yes, it's humid. It's difficult to get anything dry without putting it in the dryer. Then again, my skin loves this to bits!
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Old 01-06-2013, 04:14 PM
 
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Yeah the temperature is not the problem, it's the combination of the high 60s/low 70s temperature and the high humidity. It's like 65-70% humidity in my house. And it's neither hot nor cold outside. If I open the windows the house gets as humid as it is outside (70-80%). If I close the windows it stays humid inside. If I run the AC it's freezing. If I run the heat it's too hot.

Has anyone tried one of those dehumidifiers at Home Depot?????
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Old 01-06-2013, 04:50 PM
 
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Well you guys will enjoy whats to come over the next week with highs in the 80's and even higher dewpoints. I do see some changes in the upper levels a good 12 days out, that just could give us the coldest temps so far this season. Just depends on how far the jet stream digs downs to the south.
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Old 01-06-2013, 04:55 PM
 
Location: North of South, South of North
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Well you guys will enjoy whats to come over the next week with highs in the 80's and even higher dewpoints. I do see some changes in the upper levels a good 12 days out, that just could give us the coldest temps so far this season. Just depends on how far the jet stream digs downs to the south.
Well let's hope it stays north and we keep the 80's.
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Old 01-06-2013, 05:31 PM
 
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Well you guys will enjoy whats to come over the next week with highs in the 80's and even higher dewpoints. I do see some changes in the upper levels a good 12 days out, that just could give us the coldest temps so far this season. Just depends on how far the jet stream digs downs to the south.

I know...I saw the forecast- just way to hot and humid for January......

Much too similar to the rest of the year for me personally- it also GREATLY affects my ability to get myself and my workplace/equipment ready for the busy season because people are around like it's summer.

The longer I've lived in Florida....the more I hope and wish for as much "winter" as we can get down here......

So far, not so good- hopefully the 2nd half of January and February bring some relief before the tropical heat and humidity kick back in for 6+ months.

Not looking forward to the "reverse west wind flow"........absolute worst weather of the year IMO- it also seems to be happening more frequently and for longer durations every summer.
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Old 01-06-2013, 06:49 PM
 
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I know...I saw the forecast- just way to hot and humid for January......

Much too similar to the rest of the year for me personally- it also GREATLY affects my ability to get myself and my workplace/equipment ready for the busy season because people are around like it's summer.

The longer I've lived in Florida....the more I hope and wish for as much "winter" as we can get down here......

So far, not so good- hopefully the 2nd half of January and February bring some relief before the tropical heat and humidity kick back in for 6+ months.

Not looking forward to the "reverse west wind flow"........absolute worst weather of the year IMO- it also seems to be happening more frequently and for longer durations every summer.
For the last 20+ years we have had the reverse west wind flow much more than our what was normal the southeast wind flow.
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