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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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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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 ...
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Is it windy and snowy in West Europe during end year? [closed]

I would like to know whether is it windy on night and morning and snowy in West Europe during Christmas and New Year? Especially for these countries and cities: Paris, Belgium, Amsterdam, ...
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Eurostar or flying London to Paris? [closed]

We will be travelling from London to Paris to fly out of Paris same day back to Sydney. Which is better? Eurostar will mean more "changovers" but less affected by weather. Flying will be simpler but ...
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What is the weather like in south of Tenerife in early December? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a sunny escape from cold European winter. Therefore I was thinking about the canarian islands, more specifically Tenerife. As there are direct flies from my nearest airport. Because I ...
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Waterproof shoes or (more comfortable) trainers for walking a lot in Paris in October? [closed]

I'm going to Paris this month and I'm planning to walk a lot from one attraction to another. Are waterproof shoes a 'must-have' for this or is the rain not too aggressive? If waterproof shoes/...
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Would it rain in Florida during thanksgiving? [duplicate]

I've been googling and do not yet have a clear answer. We have about 7 days of holidays during thanksgiving, and our choices are Florida and Colorado. (We're from Dallas, Texas). I heard Colorado is ...
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Where can I find a map or list of places that have Northern & Southern Lights?

I'm a huge fan of Aurora Borealis (Northen Lights) & Aurora Australis (Southern Lights) and I was planning my next vacation to one of the areas where I might get a chance to view them in person. ...
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Source for Climate Maps of Europe

I'm planning a long trip to Europe and looking for maps of its climate during various months. For example, a color map of average high temperatures over all of Europe (not just a particular city) in ...
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How is winter time in Busan, South Korea? [duplicate]

I will travel around early January. I want to know from someone who has been there around this time if it's extremely cold?
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Hiking in Iceland in July or September?

I am planning a 3 week trip to Iceland together with 3 friends. Our plan is to rent a car and follow the main ring road, but also to leave the car and go hiking inland for a day or two. Afterwards, we ...
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Best source to keep track of US floods?

I am currently planning my trip to Texas, where we'll be driving around Houston/Dallas/Austin. Even though we enter Texas Oct 26th, we want to start planning our activities and hotels now. The recent ...
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How reliable is the Salzburg-Budapest Railjet?

I am thinking of going to the theatre at Budapest at 19:00, is it safe to take the 11:08-16:19 train? The 09:08-14:19 train is very expensive and I'd rather not pay more than double. Is there a ...
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Is winter of Bangkok very cold?

Is it true that Bangkok can be very cold in winter? If so,when would it be very cold and how cold can it be?
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How to dress for Himachal Pradesh in October?

I can't find historical weather data for October (or any other month) in Himachal Pradesh. Is it cold? Snowy? What would be a good idea to bring for minimalistic clothes packing?
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What is the best month (weather and budget wise) to visit Houston area, Texas?

I'm planning on visiting Texas (Flying to Houston, planning to drive around somewhere between Houston and New Orleans) from The Netherlands some time soon. We want to do a mini (=2 weeks) roadtrip in ...