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Temperature v Windchill Factor.I grew up where it could be cold with and without wind. Zero degrees F was cold. During such times the temperature would change very little, moment to moment, but the wind might or might not be blowing. I would look at the thermometer to see it was zero F outside, and I could judge for myself the wind conditions.I think Windchill was invented by people who live inside away from both wind and cold so they could claim how bad is their climate. Simply wait for a temporary wind bluster and announce an additional 20 degrees F colder.Yuppified balderdash. But then as a fully wooly denizen of the very deep freeze, you already knew that, suspects me.....
Madi - You wrote: "...when your food is too hot to eat, you hold it on the fork near your mouth and blow on it, you are giving it wind chill factor...the temperature of the air remains constant, of course."Oh Jeeze. The entier purpose of blowing air over hot food is transfer heat to the air. But the temperature of the air does not remain constant. It INCREASES as the food is cooled, which is the entire point of the exercise.But I digress. Do you believe planetary climate was warmer in the Roman era then now?
KarstenYou tell us you live in a Cold Place. Although I no longer live in a Cold Place I am curious what indoor temperature you recommend as appropriate in such conditions. In my Temperate Place, I usually open all the sliding glass doors when the temperature rises to 65F in order to let in all that warm air!