This is the hottest, wettest time of the year in Kaohsiung, but we still get lots of sun, and last winter was a dream. I guess only another 6 weeks of the hotandwet. Weather wise, you’re in the wrong part of Taiwan
I suppose your business is going to dictate where you can go to some degree. I used to spend a lot of time with my mates in my late teens and early twenties the southwest corner of France, Bordeaux and the coast. Nice down there, food is fantastic but can get a bit humid.
Most places become humid in summer but Taipei takes it to another level.
Cambodia is weird, really hot but very little humidity, don’t sweat anywhere near as much on 37c.
North - North America I found dry heat also.
Yeah Taiwan can be tough. It was 37Cish here in London yesterday and already 29C at 9am today. Plenty of people moaning, but after three and a half years living in Taiwan it’s a walk in the park.
Ottawa is looking at 90% humidity by only feels like mid 30s next few days. Can get hotter. And the winters? Same thing on the other side of the zero. Are you familiar with the wind chill factor?
London right now unfortunately doesn’t look too great either, as discusse in this thread:
But at least London doesn’t have rainy winters?
rain > sun
sorry, but damn near everytime if talking about about Taiwan.
I’d rather be wet from h20 than wet from sweat and heat stroke the F out.
but that rain + sun + pollution combo. fuck that…
To be fair, pollution in the north (Taipei) is still quite moderate these days.
tell that to the sludge I wipe off my skin agreed, the spots with heavy rains tend to dump it all into the ground. I haven’t seen rain here in weeks I wish, even just some decent clouds.
ain’t it great?
@Nuit , have you melted yet to the pavement, or secured your safe passage back home for the summer?
Meanwhile it’s downright freezing here at 8am in Hokkaido, Japan. 13 degrees.
Sounds good! Clear skies, I presume?
How unbearable is taiwan humidity you say?
One word : UN
Overcast, light rain. If it were sunny it would be ten degrees warmer.
Freezing? That’s shirts and T-shirt weather.
That’s why I am waiting till September before flying to Taiwan, but I’ve been told that September sucks too. Oh well, at least it will only be one month for me.