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Old 04-07-2017, 01:05 PM
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Originally Posted by fluffydelusions View Post
Where in the northeast gets well over 100? I'm from New England and yes over 100 happens sometimes but it is definitely not the norm though sometimes it feels like it with the humidity.
Valid - I admit I was dramatic. It's the "feels like" you're referring to. I'm from New York City - the concrete holds onto the heat all hours of the night, and it's often hotter in the brownstones and apartments than on the street. Murder rates skyrocket in the heat, and AC bills are crazy. The subway tunnels are excruciating. In my experience it's weeks at a time before there's a real reprieve.

So yeah, let's say most of the summer definitely stays below 100, but factoring in humidity and the concrete oven effect, it feels like it much of the time in my experience.
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Old 04-07-2017, 01:14 PM
Location: In a perfect world winter does not exist
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Coda is correct, I lived in Brooklyn, never cared for summer. The heat, and worse humidity just bounces from one concrete building to another. Winter was fine by me, clouds and rain only lasted 2-3 days straight tops, lots of variety.

Overall, life in NYC is not that bad, Oct- April. Summer whew! I am out.

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