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Is it always this hot ??

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Is it always this hot ??

Wow, this is my first visit to Thailand and i have to admit the heat in KL at the moment seems excessive.

I have visited other similar type countries but the weather is fantastically hot at the moment.

Is this normal for January or are we having a heatwave?

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1. Re: Is it always this hot ??

In our experience over the past 7 years this has been the hottest January. The cooling breezes at the beach have been very welcome but even they have been absent most of the last few days. This is the hottest "feel like factor" we can remember since April 2010 when we were glad to leave Khao Lak's heat amd lack of air movement only to be stranded in Kuala umpur's heat and humidity for 10 days bcause of the Ash Cloud. However, the relatively low humidity now is typical of January. Our local friends agree with this too!

Enjoy it while you can and remember what it's like at home! :-)

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2. Re: Is it always this hot ??

Come back in April if you want to feel the real heat.

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3. Re: Is it always this hot ??

Perhaps with the changing seasons April will be cooler! Who knows these days.

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4. Re: Is it always this hot ??

Make the most of it while you can, we're freezing here in Europe at the moment.

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5. Re: Is it always this hot ??

I can cope with the heat coming from Australia, but my feet have packed it in after two days of walking. Going to stay off them tomorrow and swim instead of walk in the morning and get a good foot massage

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6. Re: Is it always this hot ??

Talking of heat and feet. Does anyone have any good tips for feet that swell during flying and and in the heat. Mine end up looking like elephant feet and makes walking hard work!

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7. Re: Is it always this hot ??

It was 45.8 degrees C in Sydney 2 weeks ago...It felt like I was riding my motorcycle in a fan forced oven....However,the next day it was 23 degrees...

So unlike Khao Lak's consistent heat,Sydney varies from day to day.....

We do very little walking jetfuel as we rent a scooter to get around.....

We only walk around the local markets(actually we rode thru it a couple of times checking out stalls)....We even ride across the road to Takieng Restaurant for lunch munch.....

Even riding from shop to shop...shopping......Call us lazy buggers,our feet are fine....LOL...

However,walking is great exercise....!!

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8. Re: Is it always this hot ??

shakespearest...

Here's a good link to causes of swollen ankles, fee etc.. and tops to help reduce swelling.

In my case it followed hip replacement surgery but contributory factors are being overweight in advancing old age. Mine swell after beach walks or is the Chang?! but revert to normal overnight.

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9. Re: Is it always this hot ??

you are correct, always HOT.

Anyways i'm getting used to the weather after living here for 28 years already :)

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