It's HOT!

Jul. 5th, 2012 08:25 pm
ostarella: (Tired)
[personal profile] ostarella
The last few days we've been hitting the upper 90s and low 100s (F). Humidity unbelievable. Normally our house stays very cool even in the hottest of days, but not now. Hell, my deodorant was getting mushy! So, much as I hate the damn thing, my brother insisted on installing the window air conditioner the other day. It's a monster. And noisy! OMG. Every time it kicks in, the whole house shakes - and I'm not exaggerating. Unfortunately, I'm one of those people who freeze easily, so I have a choice of wearing a jacket in the rooms we have closed off for the AC, or roasting in the rest of the house. Not to mention the window it's in is right next to my desk...

And no rain. We've had just over two inches since May 20. It's so frustrating - the storms go north of us, or south of us, or stop just west of us - but nothing falls on us! It's like a wedge where rain is just not allowed. Gawd. My water bill is going to be gargantuan! But I was kind of expecting it - we had almost no snow all winter, which typically means the dryness carries over to the summer.

I think I could actually deal with the weather better if it had come when it normally does - late July and into August. But now? So I'm wondering if things will get even worse in August, or if we'll have an early fall.

There just doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason to it any more...

Date: 2012-07-06 05:52 am (UTC)
beckyblack: (Default)
From: [personal profile] beckyblack
There is no rhyme or reason to the weather any more. It's entirely buggered up. I wish I could send you some of our rain. Our summer looks like a washout again. Usain Bolt is going to be doing the 100m swim not sprint at this rate.

Date: 2012-07-06 10:39 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] billy-shriner.livejournal.com
We've got the rain... and we could do with a few of your degrees of heat. (It's blinking cold here for July).

Is this global warming, or just an odd year? Who knows...

Date: 2012-07-06 01:40 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ostarella.livejournal.com
Well, at least one good thing has come from this - I've got one hell of an idea for a new story. LOL

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