Hot and humid down here in my backwater corner of the country. Finished 13.4 miles (21.4 km) on my bike by 0830 this morning, and I was drenched. At least the evenings have been cooling down enough where one can take a walk and not be soaked again by the time you get back to the house.
Hot and windy, and the wind is not a cooling wind at all. It feels like standing in front of a blow dryer. You folks in the southwestern US have it worse, but it was near 100F here yesterday. I've been getting out right at daybreak for my morning bike rides, and I'm still drenched by the time I return to my car.
Until very recently, we have had a very hot, humid summer with little rain. Lots of rain the past few days though, which has been a nice respite. I sleep very well with the sound of distant thunder and rain hitting our metal roof.
Sunny and high of 25C today with 81% humidity. It was hotter yesterday. I know these temperatures are considered mild when compared to the brutal heat many of you are suffering through, but it's tough in an area where most homes and vehicles don't have air conditioning and rarely need it.
A bit of respite after some very hot and humid days today: Constant rain for hours - not to everyone's taste, of course, but I felt very relieved and *will* sleep well tonight. I also went out in search of images - today's weather-sealed gear can take a shower as well as most people ...
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Our weather has moderated considerably. Very mild, balmy conditions the past couple of days. I did a 21 mile bike ride this morning, and was back at my car by 11. Incredibly comfortable conditions on the trail, and I was surprised I didn't see a single other person out there.