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Old 11-17-2010, 02:42 AM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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Can't speak much from personal experience, since in Perth cold is usually accompanied by clear skies and high pressure, but I believe high humidity at the same temp does make one feel a bit colder. I think alot of it is due to the fact that cloudy/humid weather is often accompanied by increased windiness, lack of direct sun (which can warm you even when it's very cold) and condensation.
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Old 11-17-2010, 03:24 AM
 
Location: Buxton, England
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Uh this bloody piece of crap craptop computer I have to use here just crashed on me so I've moved computer and will try again......

Winter has truly started with a vengeance this year in Fuxton, we've had highs struggling to reach the upper 30's lower 40's now, with regular frosts and ugly damp cold, threats of freezing rain, below zero wind chills. Another 4 months of this hell to suffer!
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Old 11-19-2010, 01:29 PM
 
Location: Buxton, England
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Today is exactly the type of day that exemplifies how very humid, damp cold feels so much colder than dry cold.

We have a thick fog in Buxton at the moment, and the humidity at this current temperature of 37F feels like being smothered by a cold, wet blanket, which goes right through you. There is no wind/windchill. Even though I have already been outside in 28-29F temperatures so far this winter, the conditions outside now feel much colder than anything yet, thanks to the particles of humidity in the air clinging to my skin, even through my clothes.
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