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View Poll Results: Where is the hottest place in Canada?
******** 5 12.50%
Lillooet 3 7.50%
Lytton 4 10.00%
Osoyoos 15 37.50%
Spences Bridge 4 10.00%
Winnipeg 9 22.50%
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Old 07-22-2014, 12:49 PM
 
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The humidex is silly. What's it all aboot anyway? Lol.
Uses temperature and humidity to come up with a figure on what it should feel like outside. It's silly because when a lower temperature occurs, like 24C it will give a humidex reading which doesn't make sense.

Mostly out east they say "aboot", personally I've never heard It here. "aboat" however I use all the time, as do many in this city. It really depends who I am talking to though, if it's friends or family I always use the prairie accent where we cut words almost saying a full sentence in one word sometimes. For example "whad'ya think aboat it?" instead of "what do you think about that?". If it's more professional setting I will always use a standard accent like a west coast one.
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Old 07-22-2014, 12:52 PM
 
Location: Vernon, British Columbia
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Uses temperature and humidity to come up with a figure on what it should feel like outside. It's silly because when a lower temperature occurs, like 24C it will give a humidex reading which doesn't make sense.
There is no humidex unless the temperature is 25 or above.
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Old 07-22-2014, 12:54 PM
 
Location: Penticton, BC
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There is no humidex unless the temperature is 25 or above.
False. The temperature in Montreal this morning was 21 with a humidex of 27
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Old 07-22-2014, 12:54 PM
 
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There is no humidex unless the temperature is 25 or above.
Huh? Go to winnipeg right now on environment canada, it shows exactly what I am talking about. Temp 24C humidex 25C which is silly.

Edit: go to hourly observations too and see it starts at 22C.
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Old 07-22-2014, 01:00 PM
 
Location: Top of the South, NZ
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Can't be any crazier than "real feel" Typical real feel here shows colder temperatures - a 20C day will have a 16C real feel.

A childish system, only good for speed addicted muppets.
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Old 07-22-2014, 01:10 PM
 
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Can't be any crazier than "real feel" Typical real feel here shows colder temperatures - a 20C day will have a 16C real feel.

A childish system, only good for speed addicted muppets.
That could sometimes be better though as there are people who only look at the humidex and not the temperature.

If you were going out for an evening and saw a humidex of 27C you might not bring a jacket with you even though the temp is only 21C and dropping. If though the real feel was 16C you probably would bring a jacket.
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Old 07-22-2014, 01:17 PM
 
Location: Top of the South, NZ
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That could sometimes be better though as there are people who only look at the humidex and not the temperature.

If you were going out for an evening and saw a humidex of 27C you might not bring a jacket with you even though the temp is only 21C and dropping. If though the real feel was 16C you probably would bring a jacket.
Yeah I guess, although both systems are essentially nonexistent here. I only know of Real Feel, from being on this forum.

In NZ it pays to always have a jacket handy - Ya never know when the weather is going to spin out.
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Old 07-22-2014, 02:06 PM
 
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Yeah I'm not a big fan of humidex and wind chills. It confuses everything.
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Old 07-22-2014, 02:57 PM
 
Location: Vernon, British Columbia
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Huh? Go to winnipeg right now on environment canada, it shows exactly what I am talking about. Temp 24C humidex 25C which is silly.

Edit: go to hourly observations too and see it starts at 22C.
Ah, I was wrong. I've never seen a humidex under 25.
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Old 07-22-2014, 03:14 PM
 
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Yeah I'm not a big fan of humidex and wind chills. It confuses everything.
Me neither. Its applications only extend to human comfort, and even then they are limited. When it comes to things like vehicles starting in winter, or gardening in summer, the wind chills and heat indices are irrelevant.
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