The Weather Channel says most of us will have a chilly Summer

ilovemytrees(5b/6a Western, NY)May 3, 2014

Isn't that just great? After the Winter we've had, you'd think Mother Nature would cut us a break, but apparently not.

Here is a link that might be useful: Weather.com

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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

cool weather will be relief for the plants... after two years of intense heat and drought ...

i think you are ... carp ... blanked out ... let me find the thesaurus... lucky.. she was sitting in the kitchen having lunch.. lol ...

Anthropomorphism

though you might not like a cool summer.. the plants will enjoy it .... more moisture.. less evaporation... cool nights to recover from a hot day ... etc ..

be the plant .... not the peep who will be out looking at the plants ...

have a great day ...

ken

ps: i am giving myself a gold star for the word with the most syllables used today on GW ... lol ...

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    Bookmark   May 3, 2014 at 1:46PM
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ilovemytrees(5b/6a Western, NY)

Well, if it's better for the plants, then that's okay with me.

Look, I don't want it steaming hot this summer, and certainly not with droughts and such. But 75-80 temps, with normal rainfall? That would be heaven...

    Bookmark   May 3, 2014 at 3:42PM
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ghostlyvision

It's been a blissfully cool Spring down here in Texas, if we get a cool summer (under 100 lol) it'll be so welcome by plants, animals and peoples - we have just roasted the past 5 years.

And I couldn't agree more, 75 - 80 with normal rainfall would be heavenly. :)

    Bookmark   May 3, 2014 at 7:26PM
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arktrees(6b NW Arkansas)

I would be estatic with our averages. Daily highs of 85-90 (depending upon the date), and average to somewhat above average rainfall would be EXCELLENT. As tough as it has been here since 2010 I know its been far worse elsewhere.

Arktrees

    Bookmark   May 3, 2014 at 11:13PM
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hairmetal4ever(Z7 MD)

I really just want steady rainfall - not too much and not too little. Seems we alternate between 6 weeks with almost NO rain, and 3 weeks where the rain won't stop - making everything look "average" in the end, but anything but on a day to day basis.

    Bookmark   May 5, 2014 at 2:08PM
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beng(z6 western MD)

If weather patterns continue w/a mostly NW flow, it prb'ly will be. However, most often that means a dry summer here. Rain would be shunted toward the west where the Gulf moisture flows north, then curving along the US/Canadian border where the westerly jet stream is.

    Bookmark   May 5, 2014 at 5:55PM
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hairmetal4ever(Z7 MD)

Well, a dry, COOL summer isn't as bad as a dry, HOT one.

    Bookmark   May 5, 2014 at 11:56PM
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