Questions tagged [weather-and-climate]

Questions regarding prevalent weather and climates at various places on Earth. Prefer a more specific tag if relevant. Perhaps: [seasonal], [snow], [summer], [winter]

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How to prepare for a winter trip to Yellowknife, clothing-wise?

I'm heading to Yellowknife (not too far from the Arctic Circle!) in February. The temperature at the moment (January) is -31F, or -35C. I grew up in New England, so I'm used to cold, but not this ...
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How many days get >1mm of rain in Guimarães and Coimbra?

I'm trying to determine where in Portugal and Spain we might want to stay. On Wikipedia I was able to find the expected number of days per annum with over 1mm of precipitation for nearly all the ...
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Which non-stop passenger flight connects two cities with the largest temperature difference?

For the purpose of this question, temperature refers to daily mean temperature in a month (shown as "daily mean" on Wikipedia) of the city/town that an airport primarily serves passenger flight ...
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Best time to go in Brittany to avoid both school holidays and hurricanes?

My wife and myself want to go for a photo-shooting on the beaches of Saint-Malo, France, but not especially in the summer. We want it to happen when there aren't many people there, so we want to avoid ...
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Harbin, China in January, What clothing is needed?

My brother is going to be travelling to Harbin, China from South Africa in January. According to google the average temperature is -24 to -13 Celsius, What clothing will he need when he arrives there? ...
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When is the best time to visit the Australian outback?

I plan on renting a camper van driving from Adelaide to Alice Springs via Uluru roughly following this route. What would be the best time of the year to do this? I've never been to Aus, and I'm from ...
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What clothing should I bring to Mt. Titlis in Switzerland during December?

I am visiting Mt. Titlis in Switzerland for a single day between the 15th of December to the 20th of December. The activities would include riding cable car but not skiing. What kind of clothing is ...
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September in Dolomites

I will be doing some hiking in Alpe Di Siusi and Tre Cime from Sept 18 to 22. Is September still a warm sunny month? Or is it going to be colder? Also,this may sound silly but are there any poisonous ...
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Weather and clothing for Jungfraujoch, Switzerland

I am an Indian citizen from Chennai, India. I am 68 years young and am travelling to Switzerland with my wife, 67 years young. Our travel is scheduled between the 17th and 20th of August, 2019. ...
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Venice in late October / early November [duplicate]

I'm planning to go to Venice on 26th October. I've seen some pictures from Venice over winter where everything is completely flooded but I'm not sure which month they have been taken. Will the ...
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Destination not hotter than 25 degrees celsius [closed]

I search for a destination where the weather in summer is not hotter than 25 degrees celsius (let it be 29 at maximum). Being exposed to a hot environment causes problems for my immune system. As I ...
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Is it true that Manchester airport had no arrivals or departures the morning of Sept 2nd 2017? [duplicate]

For Tuesday 2nd September 2017, between 05.45 am - 12.45 pm at Manchester, the airline says no flights were made either incoming or outgoing due to weather conditions. Is this true?
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How can I deal with extreme temperatures in a hotel room?

Recently I've been on a business trip in Germany and I had a temperature problem in my hotel room. Since it was an attic room without air conditioning the temperature rose to uncomfortable levels ...
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Interactive map for when and where to go

First, some context: I am planning a very long trip through the Americas by bike. Thus, I need to know what kind of climate I should expect in each country (mostly temperature and rain). I could go ...
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Northern Sweden temperatures during summer? [duplicate]

I'm planning to visit Luleå in July. I would like to ask what are the typical temperatures during night and day time in that month ? Should I take a thick jacket with a cap, or would a light jacket be ...
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Clothes to pack for June in Geneve?

Going to Geneve for the month of June. Planning on some light excursions nearby (within 70km) and maybe some light hiking, possibly along the Aravis Range. Should I bother bringing shorts? Do I ...
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Travel insurance for potential snowy weather when driving using a rental

I'm planning a holiday to the Queenstown area in New Zealand, in July. The plan is to arrive in at Christchurch airport, pick up a rental car and drive to Queenstown and spend about a week driving ...
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Family 2 adults and 3 children visiting Yellowstone National Park

I am starting to plan a trip to the USA, there are 5 things I would like to see, the distances are not like Europe, everything seems to be so far from each other. In order to ask an objective ...
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Hokkaido in late November — hiking, not skiing

We're planning to travel to Japan for the last week of November and the first week of December, and the current plan is to go to Hokkaido for the first week, then Tohoku for the second one. We're ...
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How does a hurricane making landfall between departure and destination affect air travel?

Florence is supposed to make landfall sometime early this weekend in the Carolinas. My daughter and I have a trip planned to visit my father in Florida, leaving Friday and returning Monday. We will ...
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When is Houston’s Hurricane Season?

We are thinking of a visit to Houston on family business in or around October. Is this still hurricane season? Would we be less likely to encounter hurricanes if we delay until November, or even ...
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Are there any mountain towns or villages near Osaka with cooler weather than Osaka itself (5-10 degrees C cooler)?

I am going to Osaka soon and the weather is hot now. Are there any mountain towns or villages nearby with cooler weather by 5 or 10 degrees or so? I know about Mount Kongo already but I don't know ...
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Place on earth with the highest minimum temperature?

It is easy to find the place on earth with the lowest minimum or highest maximum temperature ever recorded, but I am wondering where is the place with the highest minimum temperature ever recorded ? ...
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Moscow and St. Petersburg weather during summer [closed]

I'll be travelling to Moscow and Saint Petersburg in July. While searching homes, I noticed that most homes do not have air conditioning. How livable is it in these cities without A/C?
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Ella and Nuwara-Eliya weather in early May (or late April)

I'll be in Pasikudah May 1-9 (in Trincomalee before that) and wanted to visit Ella and Nuwara Eliya from there, or between Trincomalee and Pasikudah. However, looking at weather forecasts from ...
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Visualising the world by apparent temperature at a given time of the year [closed]

My overseas trips tend to be in the middle of the year (roughly some time between June and September), as Australian workplaces tend to have a Christmas shutdown straddling Christmas and the new year. ...
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What to wear to board the plane if destination's weather differ significantly?

I recently flew through a wide latitude difference in winter, and it turned out to be a difficult experience. I was flying from a temperate region (19°C / 66°F) to a much colder place (-21°C / -6°F). ...
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Best season for hiking in Hong Kong [closed]

I would like to combine a trip to Hong Kong with hiking some of the islands' trails. What is the best season for this type of activity in that geographic region? For instance, it should not be too ...
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Current state of St Thomas and St John after hurricanes [closed]

It is now a few months since a battery of devastating hurricanes hit the Caribbean islands. I'm planning on traveling to St. Thomas and St. John within the U.S. Virgin Islands for a few days in the ...
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How bad is the rainy season in the Peru highlands?

My wife and I are contemplating a hitchhiking trip to Peru, ideally involving some hiking, in late December/early January. We do not like to plan everything in advance, so we are looking to sleep ...
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What sort of clothing should I pack for a trip to Geneva in early October [closed]

I am visiting Geneva in this early month of October (08th-14th). I am wondering what to pack that might be favorable for the weather.
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Dealing with extremely dry air in Africa

Some years ago, I had an overnight stay in Sahara. I live in a very high humidity climate, so the extremely dry desert air was quite literally choking me, and sleeping was impossible. I only managed ...
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Does it make sense to have a trip to Florida? [duplicate]

I have planned a trip to Florida (Orlando-Cape Canaveral-West Palm Beach-national Park-Miami) it includes Miami 0.01-10.05. How do you think, does it make sense to spend there 5 days and overall 2 ...
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Is it safe to travel to Miami Beach shortly after hurricane Irma?

Two months ago my girl and I booked our vacation. We are from Berlin, Germany and wanted to see the U.S. Our first stop is Miami Beach at the 15th and we want to stay there for 3 days and continue to ...
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Is snow a significant risk for a Wyoming-Montana road trip in early October?

Being from the Midwest, I'm not fluent in all the snow in the mountains. I had initially planned a trip for Wyoming to Montana; but was encouraged to re-think that because of the weather. If snow is ...
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What will the weather be on Untersberg in August?

I would like to visit Salzburg during the second half of August (after the 15th). I have been there during October and there was quite a bit of snow at the top of Untersberg mountain. What would it be ...
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What to wear in Amsterdam in end of June [duplicate]

I'll be in Amsterdam end of June for 5 days. I'm from tropical weather and heard spring in Amsterdam is bit cold. Do I need wear clothing thats suits to cold weather or normal t-shirt and trouser ...
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How hot in Italy on June? [duplicate]

How hot is it in Italy on June? Can I wear tank tops and short pants? Please consider that I'm from South East Asia with very hot weather. These are the places where I'm going: Pisa Cinque Terre ...
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Typhoon season in Japan late August - early September. Which areas have better weather?

I'm currently planning my trip to Japan from 29 August till 12 September with plane tickets already purchased. Initially I planned to visit remote southern areas, as far as Shinkansen goes - namely ...
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What time of the year is the sky clear in Vietnam?

According to my guidebook, spring is the best time to visit Vietnam because it is not cold and not hot. Indeed, it is about 26C most days and the Vietnamese repeat often that this is good weather. ...
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How to Minimize Sweating in Unusually Hot and Humid Weather?

It is very hot in Brazil right now. Temperatures have been reaching 36C and I find myself sweating very intensely most of the day. It seems like my body goes into a panic, starts sweating and does not ...
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What's a packing list one could use when traveling to a place with hot weather?

I'm traveling to a place with hot weather for a few weeks. What's a good packing list I could use to prepare myself and make sure I don't have to buy anything from the local stores (except food)? ...
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Insurance against flight cancellation due to weather in Canada [closed]

I am considering buying insurance against an airline cancelling a flight and not refunding me the money. But before, I would like to weigh the pros and cons of it. What are the pros and cons of ...
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Can I expect “winter” scenery in Iceland in April?

I am willing to travel to Iceland, renting a car and making a trip across the country. What I expect seeing the most is viewing the "winter" scenery of Iceland: snow, glaciers, frozen waterfalls, ice ...
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What time of the year is the weather warm enough for camping in Yellowstone National Park?

I want to visit Yellowstone National Park. I want to go for camping and am planning to stay there for a week. When is the weather warm enough to camp (say above 0 degrees Celsius/ 30 Fahrenheit at ...
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Usually snow in northern Slovenia in mid-March?

I am very excited to visit Slovenia, particularly the Julian Alps. As a photographer I like to preview the places to make a mental image of the photos to take. I would like to know the weather in mid-...
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Taj Mahal obscured by winter fog. Does the fog reduce in the afternoon?

From todays Times of India newspaper: I'm surprised there's such thick fog at the beginning of December. I assume those tourists were visiting early morning, and the 50m visibility wouldn't have ...
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In winter is it a safer bet to take a flight from Delhi airport or from Dehradun/Chandigarh airports?

At end December or beginning of January, there's the problem of flights being canceled due to fog. Even if a flight's departure is in the afternoon, would it be safer for hikers to travel from the ...
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Temperature in airport is cold for hygenic or/and safety concerns?

I have been watching this mini-series: X-RAY: MEGA AIRPORT. In part 3 of the series, they talked about inability of a fire to spread in a cold environment as a reason that Airports are cold. An ...
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How likely it is to miss a booked room in a hotel due to a storm in Iceland? [closed]

In winter it is low season so I guess there should be available rooms in the hotels. I don't care about booking or not booking rooms, but I've read that you could get stuck in the road ring due to a ...