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View Poll Results: Which climate do you prefer?
Desert with huge diurnal range and almost no rain 24 45.28%
Tropical wet climate with humidity and lots of rain 29 54.72%
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Old 06-19-2013, 08:04 PM
 
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Would you rather live in a desert with hot days and coldish nights in winter and VERY HOT days and cool nights in summer (little bit of rain in winter and NO rain in summer) OR a tropical wet climate with hot and humid days and warm nights and lots of rain and thunderstorms year round?

Zade's Oasis: Desert with huge diurnal ranges and much smaller seasonal ranges: nights provide a relief from the heat



Tropicana: Hot days and warm nights year round but the almost daily brief afternoon heavy downpours and thunderstorms to provide some relief but once the rain stops, it gets even hotter in the evening.
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Old 06-19-2013, 08:08 PM
 
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I picked Tropicana even though it's too warm year round with no relief from the heat. I would enjoy the thunderstorms and also it would have much better greenery than the bone dry climate of Zade's Oasis.
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Old 06-19-2013, 08:40 PM
 
Location: Miami,FL
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easy Tropicana. although I would like to have some seasonality like Darwin Australia.
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Old 06-19-2013, 11:27 PM
 
Location: NSW
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Zade's Oasis, 25C nights of Troicana every night of the year would send me troppo very quickly.
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Old 06-19-2013, 11:56 PM
 
Location: Miami,FL
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Zade's Oasis, 25C nights of Troicana every night of the year would send me troppo very quickly.
interesting I actually wouldn't ind warmer nights
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Old 06-20-2013, 04:41 AM
 
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Tropicana. Easy liveable.
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Old 06-20-2013, 07:40 AM
 
Location: Estonia
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Warm nights start killing people here when a heatwave lasts for more than a week. With no relief the elderly and sick eventually get into serious trouble. I'll take scorching desert heat any day if it means there's relief at night. Humid tropical warmth is a never-ending nightmare.
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Old 06-20-2013, 12:37 PM
 
Location: Perth, Western Australia
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I prefer hot days, cool nights and low humidity over an equitorial-like constant 93/77 F

...but Zade's Oasis nights are too cold for me.

I discovered some of my most favourite days were 36/16 C (97/61 F) in Perth, Western Australia.
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Old 06-27-2013, 12:08 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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Tropicana easy. Deserts are nice for visiting, but I would hate to live with dry hot days and cold jights.
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Old 06-27-2013, 12:19 AM
 
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Zades. However, it's not true that deserts have hot days and cold nights. I'm not sure where this myth originated. The only place this sort of holds true is high deserts over 2000m.
I used to live in Kuwait where nights were bloody hot in summer, even out in the open desert. Summer lows average 85 F in the desert and 95 F in the city. Highs are similar at around 115-120.
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