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View Poll Results: Norilsk vs. Port-aux-Francais
Norilsk 2 4.44%
Port-aux-Francais 43 95.56%
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Old 09-11-2012, 09:35 PM
 
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I want to speak strictly climate here.. and I'm wondering in your opinion, which climate is more "livable" or "enjoyable" in your opinion and why? I know obviously nobody lives in Kerguelen... but I want to hear your opinion on if you had a choice to spend a year in either climate.. which would you choose? I choose Port-aux-Francais for the milder winters.

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Old 09-11-2012, 09:36 PM
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Port-aux-Francais, easily.
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Old 09-11-2012, 09:40 PM
 
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Port-aux-francais.


Im guessing both are really cloudy. I dont like either climate but Norslik is much more harsh, imo.
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Old 09-11-2012, 09:40 PM
 
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Port-aux-Francais
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Old 09-11-2012, 09:57 PM
 
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Port Aux Francais.
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Old 09-11-2012, 10:32 PM
 
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FWIW, I don't think there are any trees on Kerguelen Islands while it is possible to have trees in Norilsk. Also I wish the climate table for Port Aux Fracais had wind information because I think it is kind of important in this case.
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Old 09-11-2012, 11:42 PM
 
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Here is a video showing wind in Norilsk:

норильск март 2012 - YouTube

There was also another video I've seen where it's very dark and there are tons of people waiting to board buses...out in the wind and snow. IIRC, there was snow or ice inside of the buses. :P

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Found it. I recommend turning off the sound.



Norilsk's climate is what most people think Moscow's is like.

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Old 09-12-2012, 12:10 AM
 
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Port-aux-Francais.

Norilsk's brutally cold weather would mean too much indoor time for me.
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Old 09-12-2012, 12:39 AM
 
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Here is a video showing wind in Norilsk:

норильск март 2012 - YouTube

There was also another video I've seen where it's very dark and there are tons of people waiting to board buses...out in the wind and snow. IIRC, there was snow or ice inside of the buses. :P

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Found it. I recommend turning off the sound.



Norilsk's climate is what most people think Moscow's is like.

WOW, great videos! Thanks! (i love watching this kind of videos of harsh climates).
That wind is STROOOONG!! wow!

The second video reminds me a bit to the movie "my winnipeg" with all the snow and that phantasmagoric atmosphere.

That norilsk place sure haves a harsh weather! I cant imagine waiting my bus at 8 am in the bus stop every winter morning there like i do here, lol, but i probably have to if i live there!! It makes me realize my climate is not that bad after all... (still hate summer though).
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Old 09-12-2012, 12:58 AM
 
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Snowstorms can get quite extreme in Siberia, hehe. Just look at the dude being blown around when lying down.
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