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Old 06-03-2010, 02:04 PM
 
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i like the 15 mph or more we have had like 140 days of dead calm days this year.. and i can tell you it realy sucks wind speed today is about 1 mph
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Old 06-03-2010, 02:14 PM
 
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I'd like just a gentle breeze...
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Old 06-03-2010, 02:18 PM
 
Location: Perth, Western Australia
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I like wind if it's muggy or hot,
but I hate wind if it's already chilly.

Under 56 F/13 C? No wind is best.
56-79 F/13-26 C? Medium wind (6-14 mph?) can be nice.
80+ F/27+ C? Doesn't matter; you can't get cold from it.

140 dead calm days a year? I'd probably like that.

We probably get 14 days a year with a dead-calm; very rare.
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Old 06-03-2010, 03:00 PM
 
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I like wind if it's muggy or hot,
but I hate wind if it's already chilly.

Under 56 F/13 C? No wind is best.
56-79 F/13-26 C? Medium wind (6-14 mph?) can be nice.
80+ F/27+ C? Doesn't matter; you can't get cold from it.

140 dead calm days a year? I'd probably like that.

We probably get 14 days a year with a dead-calm; very rare.

140 dead calm days this year..!!! this is not normal most average years we get our best winds from november to april and this year it was like september, october weather, with low or no wind..

this year we have had the most rain this early in the season, the most dead calm days, the most consecutive dead calm days,and the most humid days ever. and the earliest most humid days in the season. it's the perfect weather for breeding hurricanes i'm worried this year, we have been through enough hurricanes on this island.

the usvi went 60 years without getting a direct hit by hurricane before hugo 1989 now we get hit like eveyr 5 years or so,, hurricane hugo 1989, hurricane marilyn 1995, hurricane georges 1998, hurricane lenny,1999, hurricane omar 2008.. plus a lot of tropical storms
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Old 06-03-2010, 04:25 PM
 
Location: Perth, Western Australia
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140 dead calm days this year..!!! this is not normal most average years we get our best winds from november to april and this year it was like september, october weather, with low or no wind..

this year we have had the most rain this early in the season, the most dead calm days, the most consecutive dead calm days,and the most humid days ever. and the earliest most humid days in the season. it's the perfect weather for breeding hurricanes i'm worried this year, we have been through enough hurricanes on this island.

the usvi went 60 years without getting a direct hit by hurricane before hugo 1989 now we get hit like eveyr 5 years or so,, hurricane hugo 1989, hurricane marilyn 1995, hurricane georges 1998, hurricane lenny,1999, hurricane omar 2008.. plus a lot of tropical storms
The year isn't even half over and you've already had 140 dead calm days?

Yeah, high rain totals and no wind doesn't sound very nice.
I would expect high humidity from that.

Our windiest time of year is winter, calmest in summer, so that doesn't "help."
Our summer avg. windspeeds are lovely though in the 6-7 mph range.

Hope you don't get hit this year.

Regarding 80+ F and wind,
I meant 40 mph winds might even feel good at that temp,
but at temps below 65 F, 40 mph winds might be bone-chilling.
(I wasn't thinking about hurricanes )
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Old 06-03-2010, 04:30 PM
 
Location: Brisbane, Australia
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Prefer low wind - a gentle breeze on a warm day is nice. In winter prefer to have no wind.

Foul winds can of course be controlled by minimising baked bean, and curry consumption....
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Old 06-03-2010, 04:48 PM
 
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The year isn't even half over and you've already had 140 dead calm days?

Yeah, high rain totals and no wind doesn't sound very nice.
I would expect high humidity from that.

Our windiest time of year is winter, calmest in summer, so that doesn't "help."
Our summer avg. windspeeds are lovely though in the 6-7 mph range.

Hope you don't get hit this year.

Regarding 80+ F and wind,
I meant 40 mph winds might even feel good at that temp,
but at temps below 65 F, 40 mph winds might be bone-chilling.
(I wasn't thinking about hurricanes )
NASA: Easily the hottest April — and hottest Jan-April — in temperature record Climate Progress

like you said" we've only gone thru half the year the reason it's so hot and humid is no feekin wind right now it's dead calm.. all the no wind days is the primary reason that the atlantic ocean is so hot.. we are on a 7 day strech right now. we went a whole month in a row with dead calm days in the windiest time of the year.. strange weather, it's definitely changing... the only good thing is all the rain plants are loving it, cistern too..
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Old 06-03-2010, 06:27 PM
 
Location: Perth, Western Australia
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NASA: Easily the hottest April and hottest Jan-April in temperature record Climate Progress

like you said" we've only gone thru half the year the reason it's so hot and humid is no feekin wind right now it's dead calm.. all the no wind days is the primary reason that the atlantic ocean is so hot.. we are on a 7 day strech right now. we went a whole month in a row with dead calm days in the windiest time of the year.. strange weather, it's definitely changing... the only good thing is all the rain plants are loving it, cistern too..
Is wind what is usually responsible for the USVI's semi-arid appearance?
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Old 06-03-2010, 07:05 PM
 
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I like a gentle breeze when it's above 60F.. when it's below 60F.. I like it dead calm. Here in Vancouver, we usually have some wind especially by the water. It's quite rare to have dead calm days here.
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Old 06-03-2010, 10:19 PM
 
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only the east end of the island is realy arid, 'brobably" cause of multiple reasons more wind, less rain, poor soil quality and more exposed rock, and rock close to the surface..
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