U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Weather
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 05-05-2012, 09:06 PM
 
Location: Toronto
3,338 posts, read 6,410,492 times
Reputation: 2400

Advertisements

At one given temperature or temperatures, wearing the same clothing, depending on the other conditions modifying your sensation (eg. precipitation, humidity, sun angle or direct sunlight vs. cloud cover, calm vs. breeze).

I noticed that in the range of say 60-70F, at a given temperature it can be like this. I could sit down on a park bench, wearing a T-shirt etc. to read a book in bright sunshine and feel warmth or even heat (especially coming out of spring, being used to winter temps before) from the sun coming down on my skin, then get used to it and ignore it. Then a breeze picks up or the cloud cover comes and I feel a chill, compared to before (there's no windchill normally given at this temperature, but I feel there can be some effect of cooling). When the breeze stops and/or sun picks up, I feel warm again. At even 70F, drenching rain can feel cool/cold if it comes right down on bare skin, especially after being used to dry heat for a period of time outside.

Of course feeling hot or cold at the same temperature could also depend on what you got used to during the past while (eg. 50F feels like a warm spell in places with cold winters), but that's another story.

Last edited by Stumbler.; 05-05-2012 at 09:18 PM..
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 05-05-2012, 09:58 PM
 
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
5,929 posts, read 9,488,058 times
Reputation: 4436
Yes. This happens to me A LOT. Actually, ALL THE TIME. Actually, this happens to me all months in BA except for summer months, when theres NO WAY i feel nothing resemblance to "cool".... only hot for 4 months. But from april till november, this sensation is an everyday thing.

Even in winter. All the time.

I say the range is between 60f to 70f, and even high 50s.

In a lovely 14 celsius day if im walking by the strong sun i can feel warm after a couple of blocks. If temp is more than 14c, i will surely feel warm if im walking with a coat. Im always carrying a backpack in all months (but summer) cause i always have to take clothes off, and then put them back on, etcetera. This is how my climate is.
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-06-2012, 01:01 AM
 
Location: In transition
10,669 posts, read 14,204,878 times
Reputation: 5081
Yes I'd say that temperature is at about 18-20°C which is why often summer here can be so annoying. It feels acceptable in the sun but as soon as I go in the shade it often feels chilly
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-06-2012, 04:36 AM
 
Location: Laurentia
5,593 posts, read 7,170,186 times
Reputation: 2425
My temperature sensations are usually pretty constant, but I will say that the most variable sensations occur in the 20F to 42F range. Around freezing is an especially volatile point. Sometimes I may have to wrap up in a full snowsuit with goggles if there's a lot of snow falling with strong winds, or on the other end I may have to almost rip off my coat in the sun because the heating effect is so strong, leaving short sleeves and shorts. This occurs especially when I'm acclimatized to winter weather. As for the sensation in the same weather condition, where I'd feel heat in the sun and a big chill in the shade, I don't experience that. When there's variation it's always either warm sun/cold shade or hot sun/cool shade.
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 05-07-2012, 11:55 PM
 
Location: Valdez, Alaska
2,758 posts, read 4,737,089 times
Reputation: 2803
Pretty much any temperature from 20F to 60F. Over about 60 it's probably going to feel warm no matter what.
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-08-2014, 04:32 AM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
11,493 posts, read 10,306,497 times
Reputation: 6081
22C

In the sun it can feel hot (thanks to the high UV rays here). But in the shade I'd long for a coat.

Last edited by Ethereal; 07-08-2014 at 05:46 AM..
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-08-2014, 05:37 AM
 
Location: Paris, Île-de-France, France
2,658 posts, read 2,759,839 times
Reputation: 801
When I used to sultry summer weather for several months, I feel chilly and not 100% pleasant at 59°F(15°C) but only after sunset, still weird...huh lol
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-08-2014, 05:40 AM
 
Location: Viseu, Portugal 510 masl
2,472 posts, read 2,310,086 times
Reputation: 940
Around 20ºC
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-08-2014, 05:59 AM
 
Location: United Nations
5,278 posts, read 3,829,805 times
Reputation: 1271
I don't think so... MAYBE around 10 °C (50 °F) but I don't really feel cold (or hot).
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-08-2014, 06:06 AM
 
Location: Northville, MI
11,882 posts, read 12,684,863 times
Reputation: 6348
A high the low 60's F can feel warm in the sun, but cold in shade or with a breeze. My body has a tropical biology, so I tend to feel the chill quickly (but I like feeling a bit cold ).
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Weather

All times are GMT -6.

© 2005-2021, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Contact Us - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 - Top