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View Poll Results: Climate Battle: Kuwait City, Kuwait vs. Ahvaz, Iran
Kuwait City, Kuwait 6 26.09%
Ahvaz, Iran 17 73.91%
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Old 04-08-2014, 11:32 PM
 
Location: Tangerang (617 S)
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More battle for heat lovers! Pick your summer poison.

Kuwait City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ahvaz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 04-08-2014, 11:34 PM
 
Location: Tangerang (617 S)
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I forgot to add a poll. How do you do it?
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Old 04-08-2014, 11:45 PM
 
Location: White House, TN
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Ahwaz for cooler temperatures and more rain.
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Old 04-09-2014, 12:50 AM
 
Location: WINTERpeg
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I forgot to add a poll. How do you do it?
Thread tools at the top.
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Old 04-09-2014, 12:54 AM
 
Location: Tangerang (617 S)
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Thanks! Done it.
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Old 04-09-2014, 04:49 AM
 
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Ahvaz for cooler temps and more rain.
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Old 04-09-2014, 07:34 AM
 
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Kuwait City's data is completely wrong, the highest average high is 44.1C in July.

Ahvaz's data looks suspect aswell.

The world's hottest officially measured summers belong to Death Valley, with 46C in the hottest month.
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Old 04-09-2014, 07:59 AM
 
Location: United Nations
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Ahvaz for being only slightly "cooler" and for more precipitation as well.
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Old 04-09-2014, 08:05 AM
 
Location: Fort Gordon, GA
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I spent a year in Kuwait and it was awful. Being right there on the Gulf it has horrible, horrible humidity all the time, but especially during summer. You can walk outside for five minutes and you'll be drenched in sweat. I never want to see average temperatures over 100F again.
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Old 04-09-2014, 08:27 AM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
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I spent a year in Kuwait and it was awful. Being right there on the Gulf it has horrible, horrible humidity all the time, but especially during summer. You can walk outside for five minutes and you'll be drenched in sweat. I never want to see average temperatures over 100F again.
Are you confusing strong dry, furnace heat (Baghdad) with moisture-rich heat humidity (Singapore)? They're BOTH uncomfortable...and people confuse those at times...

Judging from the Wiki box, the summer humidity in Kuwait is around 20% - that's exceptionally dry. So I don't see how it's 'horrible humidity'. I'm guessing they're going by 3pm humidity, and maybe the humidity rises in the nights?

Btw, Doha seems very humid (another Gulf city).
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