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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Are all unpaved roads in Tanzania unusable during rainy season?

In Tanzania, only the main trunk roads are paved and many others are unpaved. I wonder whether all unpaved roads in Tanzania are unusable during rainy season? The official map of road network is here: ...
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Flight cancellation decisions due to expected extreme weather

I have an international flight (well, just to Canada) from San Diego early tomorrow morning. There is a hurricane due to hit Baja/San Diego/Southern California tomorrow also. I'm hoping the flight ...
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Traveling in December (Italy and Switzerland) - By Car

Everyone! I'm planning a trip from Milan with a rental car in December (11), to Germany (Munich), via Austria. From Munich, I go to Liechtenstein, then to Switzerland, arriving in the city of ...
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Is travelling to Jordan in July just challenging or dangerous in terms of the summer heat?

I am planning on travelling to Jordan in July, where temperatures potentially reach into the 40s °C. Travel sites and guides suggest either spring or late fall months, with remarks about the heat ...
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How can I check current water levels in Lake George, NSW, Australia?

Lake George in New South Wales, Australia, not too far from capital Canberra, is an endorheic (no rivers flowing out) lake famous for regularly "disappearing": it can be dry for years and ...
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EU Flight Compensation - Airplane arrived late at departure airport due to bad weather at other airport

Recently I was flying from BER (Berlin, Germany) via FRA (Frankfurt, Germany) to IAD (Washington, USA). The airplane, that was designated for flight BER-->FRA arrived late due to bad weather at its ...
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Tips on where to buy clothes for cold weather in Lille, France?

I am a masters student from Chennai, India and I am studying in Lille, France. The temperature in Chennai is not cold and we don't have much temperature variations. I bought clothes for cold but they ...
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Suggested attire to wear for European trip in September

I plan to visit Europe from September 16 to October 2 (This year). I am visiting Germany (Berlin), Czech Republic (Prague), France (Paris) and UK (London). What's the ideal dress to wear? I am used to ...
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Where can I see the wind prediction on a driving path?

Some vehicles are more challenging to drive in windy conditions. Where can I see the wind prediction on a driving path? I'm mostly interested in the US. What I've seen so far: http://hint.fm/wind/, ...
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Mount Triglav in June: accommodation opportunities

Calling all Slovenia experts. I will climb the Triglav mountain from Krma on june 15th: https://www.summitpost.org/krma-valley-via-kredarica/809427 However, it seems that all the huts on the way are ...
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Which Turkish town has the best climate all year round?

I know Antalya has the best climate all year round. However, it is a crowded beach city. I am looking for a foresty/mountainous small town in Turkey that is sparsely populated. To me, a good climate ...
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Weather on the Scottish West Highland Way in March?

What weather should be expected on the West Highland Way (Scotland) in March? I suppose I don't have to prepare for snow, unless I plan to hike in the surrounding mountains?
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How can one find out how many days per year a city x experiences a temperature of less than y degrees at time z of the day?

I'm trying to estimate which clothes I should bring when traveling to some city in the US. Is there any online resource that indicates how many days per year a city x experiences a temperature of less ...
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Should I wear a jacket on my trip to the Philippines? [closed]

I have a Filipino friend that always tells me that it's cold and she has to wear a jacket, but when I check the weather, it's 24°c. I mean I only wear t-shirts at this temperature! Is there something ...
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What is the weather like in the Black Forest at the end of March?

I have 5 days of annual leave that I need to use by the end of March, and I'd like to do some hiking in the southern Black Forest in Germany, staying in hostels/hotels. What will the weather be like ...
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Where can official Latvian swimming locations (and their current water temperatures) be found?

Where can maps of official swimming locations in Latvia be found? These would be better if they also included temperatures at those locations. I've tried searching different options, incl. ...
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Is it snowing in Moscow in January/February 2020?

There have been some reports that Moscow has seen the warmest winter this season (2019/2020) and that "fake snow" had to be brought in! Is this true? Has the situation changed? If we're planning to ...
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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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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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