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View Poll Results: How much temperature variation would you like?
0-5C 6 11.54%
5-10C 2 3.85%
10-15C 15 28.85%
15-20C 3 5.77%
20-25C 9 17.31%
25-30C 8 15.38%
30-35C 5 9.62%
> 35C 4 7.69%
Voters: 52. You may not vote on this poll

 
 
Old 03-02-2013, 09:06 PM
 
Location: Long Island, NY
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A 40F / 22.2C variation is what I'd like. Low/Mid 50's in January and Low/Mid 90's in July/Aug.
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Old 03-02-2013, 09:14 PM
 
Location: Finland
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I doubt your highest monthly mean temperature is anywhere near 23C. 23C average high seems not unlikely though.
No, my monthly mean for the warmest month is 17.5C. The mean of the coldest month is -5.2C, so that makes a difference of almost 23C between the warmest and coldest month.

Read again, I never said that the mean in my warmest month would be 23C.
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Old 03-03-2013, 07:15 AM
 
Location: Buxton, England
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No, my monthly mean for the warmest month is 17.5C. The mean of the coldest month is -5.2C, so that makes a difference of almost 23C between the warmest and coldest month.

Read again, I never said that the mean in my warmest month would be 23C.
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My dream climate has a mean of around -3C in Jan and around 22C in July, so that makes 25C.

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It looks like you did because you don't mention, are you talking about two different climates here?
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Old 03-04-2013, 12:55 PM
 
Location: Finland
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I was talking about my dream climate and my actual climate. Perhaps I was a bit unclear. My point was that in my actual climate the difference between the means of the warmest and coldest month is 23C, and in my dream climate it would be 25C. Still, my dream climate differs a lot from my real climate, though the variation between the coldest and warmest months are quite close to each other.
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Old 11-17-2014, 07:54 PM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
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3-5C is enough.
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Old 11-17-2014, 08:31 PM
 
Location: Portsmouth, UK/Swanage, UK
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About 11... July (Or the hottest month) max should av 33C, January (of the Coldest month) Max should av 22C!
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Old 11-17-2014, 09:32 PM
 
Location: Genve
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I'll take a 75C variation for my dream climate:

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Old 11-17-2014, 10:16 PM
 
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10-15 C variation for seasonal averages with record lows no lower than 12 C colder than the average low in the coldest month.
Ideal summer averages: 29 C/18 C
Ideal winter averages: 18 C/8 C
Record High: 43 C
Record low: - 3 C
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Old 11-17-2014, 10:34 PM
 
Location: Lexington, KY
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I like a 10-15C difference. 32 in high summer and 18-20 in winter.
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Old 11-18-2014, 09:21 AM
 
Location: Portsmouth, UK/Swanage, UK
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I'll take a 75C variation for my dream climate:
No way! Look at the winter sun... You want to get SADs?
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