I'm planning trips to south US this summer and need help

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I'm planning trips to south US this summer and need help

#1 Unread post by flw » Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:57 am

Looking for the easiest way to find out the avg low and high temp for various US cities. I can easiely the current info or avg highs but not both highs and lows.

Anyone have a web site that can help me? We'll be done some camping and two days a week in a hotel.

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#2 Unread post by jstark47 » Sat Mar 03, 2012 10:36 am

Wikipedia usually includes average temperature charts in its articles about major cities.
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#3 Unread post by sapaul » Tue Mar 06, 2012 9:00 am

Come to South Africa then you need not worry about the weather
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#4 Unread post by sunshine229 » Tue Mar 06, 2012 5:34 pm

At the risk of being cheeky I will advertise the Total Motorcycle weather guide, which can be found on the main site under Travel Guide - Weather:

http://www.totalmotorcycle.com/travel/h ... eather.htm

Unfortunately this won't show you averages but it's a great tool for checking current weather! :mrgreen:

Sorry but I don't know of a site that gives you averages for a whole region of cities.
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#5 Unread post by pchast » Tue Mar 06, 2012 10:52 pm

Try http://www.nws.noaa.gov/climate/

I don't know about forecasting beyond a few days though.
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#6 Unread post by MmeMagpie » Thu Apr 05, 2012 9:32 am

I lived in the south for awhile. It's hot and sticky in the summer. How hot and how sticky varies from day to day, but I generally classify it as miserable. I regularly rode into thunderstorms to cool off.

Where and when are you going? I might have some helpful experience to share.


There's an iPhone app called MyRadar that has the most up-to-date radar images I have found. It's handy for up to the minute knowledge of where storms are, like when you can see a thunderhead in the distance and would rather not dance with it. I use it during monsoon season, here, to plan when to ride home from work between cloudbursts.
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#7 Unread post by MrArn » Fri May 18, 2012 12:32 pm

Try http://www.wunderground.com/

You can look at the current weather and forecast for week out. Click calendar and it will give you the averages you are looking for.

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#8 Unread post by JackoftheGreen » Sun May 20, 2012 12:00 am

I'll second the vote for Weather Underground. They have a Road Trip Planner on their site that's ridiculously useful, historical lows and highs by day, including average precip and whether a particular day, week of month is more windy than not, more sunny than not, etc.

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