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Is Poland cold?


Sawa 1 | -  
17 Sep 2008 /  #1
Well, is it?
pawian 173 | 12,611  
17 Sep 2008 /  #2
Yes. It is so freezing in September my wife refused having sex with me, claiming she wouldn`t come.... Sad and true... :):):)
scottie1113 7 | 898  
17 Sep 2008 /  #3
Well, is it?

Define cold. It's certainly not Southern California but the coldest day we had last winter in Gdansk was -12 C and we only had a few days like that. It gets colder in the south.
Grzegorz_ 51 | 6,163  
17 Sep 2008 /  #4
It's damn cold now...
davidpeake 14 | 451  
17 Sep 2008 /  #5
erect nipples everywhere at the moment...
RubasznyRumcajs 5 | 485  
17 Sep 2008 /  #6
........ but the last 'winters' were quite warm... :>
ukpolska  
17 Sep 2008 /  #7
Yep and it's snowing in the mountains.
loco polaco 3 | 353  
17 Sep 2008 /  #8
YEAH, COLD COMPARED TO WHERE?
dcchris 8 | 432  
17 Sep 2008 /  #9
its cold and rainy at the moment after being sunny and almost 30 recently brrrr sounds like english weather
ShelleyS 14 | 2,893  
17 Sep 2008 /  #10
It's not like Poland has conditions like the bloody antarctic - all you need is a beanie and a decent coat, problem solved!
loco polaco 3 | 353  
17 Sep 2008 /  #11
OH BUT IT SURE CAN FEEL LIKE SIBERIA IN THE MIDDLE OF THE WINTER WHEN THE EAST WIND COMES PLAND'S WAY. -40C IS NOT UNHEARD OF AT TIMES
terrabull 4 | 32  
17 Sep 2008 /  #12
So Poland's colder in the south than the north? That's good news for me! I'm used to bitter cold winters though.
Lodz_The_Boat 32 | 1,535  
17 Sep 2008 /  #13
COLD COMPARED TO WHERE?

the Gobi Desert. :)
ShelleyS 14 | 2,893  
17 Sep 2008 /  #14
OH BUT IT SURE CAN FEEL LIKE SIBERIA IN THE MIDDLE OF THE WINTER WHEN THE EAST WIND COMES PLAND'S WAY. -40C IS NOT UNHEARD OF AT TIMES

Two options:

1) stay in out of the cold
2) wrap up warm and enjoy the fresh air.

I was in the Czech Rep in 2006 when they had some of the worst weather on record - you can wrap up warm and walk briskly - trust me conditions were much nicer in comparison to constant rain in the UK.
Lodz_The_Boat 32 | 1,535  
17 Sep 2008 /  #15
wrap up warm and enjoy the fresh air.

Depends... on the tempreture. Not so easy, the air... :)
telefonitika  
17 Sep 2008 /  #16
Is Poland cold?

this time of year yes the gorgoeus surpassed about a week and a bit ago ...

pawian

lol

erect nipples everywhere at the moment...

should a married man make such a observation :))

its also bloody freezing here in Uk but cant complain really ... im heading back to Poland in a few days so its cold to cold really ...
ukpolska  
17 Sep 2008 /  #17
-40C IS NOT UNHEARD OF AT TIMES

This is extremely rare though :)
The lowest temperatures ever recorded in Poland were -41*C in Siedlce (in 1940) and -40.6 *C in the Zywiec Basin (in 1929). The highest temperature, +40.2*C, was recorded in Pruszkow near Opole in 1921.

poland.gov.pl/Climate,305.html

To be honest I much prefer the cold dry air here to the cold damp air in Eastbourne where I grew up.
The damp air that used to shoot off the English channel used to go right through you..... Brrrrrrr

im heading back to Poland in a few days so its cold to cold really ...

Just for you hun :)
Good weather forecasting site umold.meteo.pl/



pawian 173 | 12,611  
17 Sep 2008 /  #18
They turned on the central heating at last. My wife promised to meet me when kids go to sleep....
McCoy 27 | 1,275  
17 Sep 2008 /  #19
should a married man make such a observation :))

married =/= blind and insensitive ;)
telefonitika  
17 Sep 2008 /  #20
Just for you hun :)
Good weather forecasting site umold.meteo.pl/

cheers :)
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
17 Sep 2008 /  #21
I think people feel it because it was quite sudden. It was pretty warm not too long ago. However, it has been much colder. As a Scottish guy, I wouldn't describe it as that cold at the moment.
JustysiaS 13 | 2,240  
17 Sep 2008 /  #22
i heard it suddenly got really cold out there, was like 30 degrees the other week and now its down to 6. Poland has usually hot summers and pretty cold winters, but not as cold as they used to be (when we couldn't open the damn door cos there was so much snow and they cancelled school cos the roads were impossible to drive on, hooray haha)...
loco polaco 3 | 353  
17 Sep 2008 /  #23
ShelleyS

LOVE COLD WHAETHER SHELLY. NO WORRIES. ;) :D
McCoy 27 | 1,275  
17 Sep 2008 /  #24
should a married man make such a observation :))

married =/= blind and insensitive ;)
Ania 1 | 12  
17 Sep 2008 /  #25
When its cold, there is an easy solution to that, either have some vodka with friends and warm up or cuddle up with a close one.
LondonChick 31 | 1,134  
17 Sep 2008 /  #26
I e-mailed around a few pics of one of my trips to the Baltic coast this Summer and asked friends where they thought I was. A few suggested Spain!! :D

Only the sharp-eyed who spotted that I was enjoying a Tyskie came up with the right answer :)
pawian 173 | 12,611  
17 Sep 2008 /  #27
lol

You are laughing but I didn`t yesterday when I was taken aback by her refusal. Fortunately, everything is going well now. They have turned on the central heating as I said, and I installed an electric heater. The atmosphere is getting hotter every minute. Soon I will have to quit posting here.....
Grzegorz_ 51 | 6,163  
17 Sep 2008 /  #28
During the first week of October It should be over +20 in most of the country.
telefonitika  
17 Sep 2008 /  #29
You are laughing

my apologises

but I didn`t yesterday when I was taken aback by her refusal

you had to settle on a ham shank then :)

The atmosphere is getting hotter every minute.

bless ya ..
Lukasz K - | 103  
17 Sep 2008 /  #30
Mankind is generally very "plastic" and you can get used to different weathers very quickly.
I am mentioning it for the second time, but while in Poland when the temperature drops below -10 C I try not to leave home, but when I was staying in Finland in winter after a short training I was cycling to the university when it was -25 C...

And of course when it is cold it is often calm and dry sunny weather (no wind, no clouds - heat disapears ito the space and the temperature drops) so it is much easier to stand. One of my friends who was spending winter in London said that he never felt so cold and he had to buy warmer jacket than this he is using in Warsaw becouse of wind and humidity...

Not to dispute what is cold and what is warm it is good to find some info on Polish climate:
I can say that:
Jamuary - can be -10 C during the day and -20 C at night or +5 during the day and 0 C during the night (nothing between becouse you are in Russian high or Atlantic low - there is no transition zone, of course can be one week cold one mild... this is normal winter)

February - much the same the same but the high pressure with dry cold weatrer dominates more often
March - also very often high pressue with cold, dry sunny weather but with much bigger difference between day and night (+10 day, -10 night), or if Atlantic low is strong we can have early spring with +15 C and rain

April - time of change - in the begining it is often +12-15 during the night and close to 0 at night while in the end +20-25 C day and +10 night

May - often warm in the begining and in the end (+25-30 C) with cold period in the middle (called "The Cold Gardners" - it is connected with melting of icebergs on the Atlantic and formation of high pressure between UK and Skandinavia) when it is about +15 C day and frost at night...

June - often warm +25 lets say (but there are a few days of +30), stormy
July - begining can be wery wet and cool (time of highes precipitation in Poland) - with about +20, end is often the warmest part of the year (for two-three weeks maksimium temperatures are clos to +30 C)

August - drier than July - beining hot (+30 C), end can be cool (+20 C)
September - often nice warm (+20-+25 C) weather with domination of high pressure from Ukraine (not this year - now we have low pressure over Ukraine and high over Scandinavia - just opposite as it shoud be and it results in +10 and rain..)

October - begining can be nice (+20, sun - but cold nights and fog in the morning)
, end often cold and wet
November, December - worse weather, like English winter, between -5 and +10, wind, snow, rain, fog etc... And horrible darkness (this can be a problem when you are from USA where you live at the latitiude of Rome and can not be used of reddish low, cold sun between 8 and 4 o'clock...It is dark when you go to work/school, and it is dark when you are back...

So when we add terrible weather of this time of the year we have on average 10 hours of sun in whole December...

Lukasz

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