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Austin's Weird Climate

Bram Adams
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An uncommon characteristic of Austin's climate is its highly variable humidity, which fluctuates frequently depending on the shifting patterns of air flow and wind direction. It is common for a lengthy series of warm, dry, low-humidity days to be occasionally interrupted by very warm and humid days, and vice versa. Humidity rises with winds from the east or southeast, when the air drifts inland from the Gulf of Mexico, but decreases significantly with winds from the west or southwest, bringing air flowing from Chihuahuan Desert areas of West Texas or northern Mexico. (View Highlight)

Walking on the traul two days in the same week has a completely different vibe to it. Hot and dry or hot and wet -- one is tolerable, the other is very much not.

Also creates insane supercell storms


Bram Adams

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