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Old 05-21-2022, 12:46 PM   #49 (permalink)
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i grew up in florida and alabama for the first 25 years of my life. night and day difference between those places and the american west

the deep south and super humid and tropical and hot all year, there are no seasons or winter. now i can see beautiful snow and not deal with humid air!
I'm curious how long you have been in Oregon because it is very humid here for half the year during the rainy season. Summers are dry of course but the winter is very damp and humid. Moss will grow on cars if they are left parked outside. Mold will grow in your house if you don't regulate the inside humidity.

Inside you do need a dehumidifier if you don't have a furnace that also removes moisture. When we went from a forced air furnace to a ductless heat pump we had to add a dehumidifier. We pull about 3 gallons of water out of the air a day keeping our 1000 sq ft house at 60% humidity.

Birmingham, AL has an average humidity of 70%. Portland, OR has an average humidity of 73% (with 3 months above 80%)

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