Low Humidity?

Low Humidity?

This is a discussion on Low Humidity? within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; I live in Mobile Alabama. Rarely do we have low humidity. Just wondering where some of you live that the humidity is "normally" low???...

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    Low Humidity?

    I live in Mobile Alabama. Rarely do we have low humidity.

    Just wondering where some of you live that the humidity is "normally" low???
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    NOT IN FL That Make us neighbors, Though I think we have MORE humidity ; )
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    Normally low humidity only happens here during a normal winter. Excessively low humidity, and you'll start getting shocked touching metal objects. Low humidity in the cold winter makes the cold feel even colder. Humidity is good. I just don't like much over 80% in the summer. A breeze can always be a blessing no matter what the conditions.

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    The humidity here in North Cal is always low unless you're in a coastal or delta regeion. Makes it feel a LOT cooler when the temp gets up around 100F or so. I remember going to a family reunion in Mo. where it was 90F and 90 percent humidity and it was terrible! About the same when I visit Dallas, Tx. There are a lot of people out here that have "swamp coolers" or "evaporative coolers" as they're cheaper to run than an air conditioner in the summer time. Where an air conditioner pulls moisture out of the air, a swamp cooler works off of a reservoir of water that wets the cooler pads outside and the air flow through the wet pads cools the air by evaporation and that's why you won't see those in humid places of the country. They won't work. The bad thing about those is that it will create more moisture in the house that can speed up the rust process on your guns. I'm glad we have AC now but I grew up with the good ol' squirrel caged swamp cooler.

    Anyhoo, sorry about the long answer to a very simple question. I just figured some that have lived in the damp places of the country may get a kick out of the type of coolers we use here out West.
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    Here in the Phoenix area the humidity is quite low. The dew point swings a lot during the day due to the temp swing, but the overall average RH is rarely much more than 50%, with an annual average of around 30%.
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    Well things are a bit dry here in Ramadi Iraq....Makes it tough keeping the humidity up to 70% in the humidor to keep my Cuban Cohibas fresh.

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    Pretty dry here in Vegas!
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    Here in northern Colorado humidity often runs in the 'teens or even less. Recent fires have been problems so lately on the weather broadcasts they routinely show the cities percentages; here its been 13-15%. No rust on things though. I grew up in Missouri so I know the lovely weather of matching temps and humidity.
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    Currently 95* & 22% humidity where I am.

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    Central New Mexico, dry as a bone. Rarely gets above 15%. Good for guns though!
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    Quite humid here for most of the year. In the "winter" here, when it actually gets cold, it does get fairly dry. However, for most of the other time, it is pretty humid.

    My rechargeable dessicants will turn pink within 1-2 days, even with the AC on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OldLincoln View Post
    Currently 95* & 22% humidity where I am.
    So "Where you is?" City, State?
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    24% in my house right now with the windows open. Denver CO

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    Quote Originally Posted by surefire7 View Post
    Here in northern Colorado humidity often runs in the 'teens or even less. Recent fires have been problems so lately on the weather broadcasts they routinely show the cities percentages; here its been 13-15%. No rust on things though. I grew up in Missouri so I know the lovely weather of matching temps and humidity.
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    24% in my house right now with the windows open. Denver CO
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    I'm in South Texas,It's gotta be about 90% humidity here
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