For all of those who have “seasons”, dress for the weather or for the calendar ?

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  1. Mike Eskimo

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    It always happens every late summer/early fall.

    The sweaters start appearing.

    I think to myself “hey self, it’s 79°, why is that ******** wearing a sweater?”

    I replied back to myself, “well he’s obviously dressing for something that he’s anticipating that - isn’t here yet!“

    Then of course, like an idiot, I reply back “well then why isn’t he raking all the imaginary leaves that haven’t yet fallen on his lawn ?”

    To which I finally say to myself, “Dude, he’s obviously on one of those wonder drugs that they advertise on TV all the time like Relaxa or whatever it’s called !”

    (Rubs chin) Makes total sense !

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    What usually happens is that my wife and I will go out for a walk and we will be dressed for different seasons -- she'll be wearing jeans and an autumn jacket and maybe a toque, because she feels the cold more sharply than me, and I'll be in shorts and a T-shirt. Different seasons!
     
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    In my office, the slightest bit of cloudy weather (regardless of outside temperature) takes the office from greenhouse to freezer. So you may very well see me walking from my cool, air-conditioned car to my freezing cold workplace, for 30 seconds, in 90-degree weather, in a sweater.
     
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    Weather. It doesn't make sense to dress by the calendar in my neck of the woods. The weather is quite changeable from one day to the next and sometimes one hour to the next.
     
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    Four seasons in one day, is the thing, here. Weather forecasts are way more reliable, than they ever used to be- but I'll still pack an extra layer, if I go anywhere, for more than a few hours.
    I wore shorts, pretty much every day for six weeks, this summer. Some years, it'll rain all the time- and be cold- in August.
     
  6. elihu

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    Yep, I dress for the weather.

    Of course in Texas, if you don't like the weather....

    Wait.

    Because it changes about that fast.
     
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    Layers baby. Rocky Mountain spring and fall are intense and unpredictable, you go out wearing your sunhat and come back in your snow boots. Half the time I go out for a walk wearing a fuzzy & come back with it tied around my waist; the other half I toss a raincoat into the pack on a whim and come back wearing it. But I do love this time of year around here: one person wearing shorts and chacos, the next one in a down jacket.
     
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    I dress to the conditions. I like the way sweaters can look but I’m not wearing one when it’s 90.

    And I’m darn sure not wearing white pants after Labor Day, that’s just disgusting.
     
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    I get out my Hawaiian shirts at Memorial Day and put them away at Labor Day.
    Other than that I dress for the weather.
     
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    Seasons are only a guide here. We have 25-30 degree (F) temperature swings daily, you have to layer.
     
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    I check the outdoor temp,
    Stick an arm out the window to check for wind and humidity,
    And dress accordingly.
     
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    Why does anyone care what anyone else legally does when it doesn't affect them in any way?
     
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    I'm outside of Buffalo, NY where lake effect weather can make things happen on any given day. I don't pay too much attention to what the weather is supposed to be. I look out the window and dress for what I see out there.
     
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    When I was in Loss Prevention, hoodies and backpacks @80°F was basically like yelling "Hey, You! Come watch me try stealing fishing lures and playstation games!"

    But yea, none of my business now if someone wants to drown in sweat.
     
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    What’s law got to do (got to do) with it?
     
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    I dress the same all year round, the only thing that changes is the coat, and boots in the snow.
     
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    As my weather runs from Hell to Summer in Canada I wear a jacket on 10 days or so a year.
    :D

    Truly as I've seen temps go from 17F @ 0500 to 92F at 1500 and 55 to 125 I always wear layers I can discard easily
     
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    The thing is, it might be 79 now, but it's not like an early-to-mid summer day at 79. Why? Because it won't stay 79 until 8:30pm like it does in the summer. It'll start cooling off real soon.

    These people just don't want to be caught underdressed when that inevitably happens.
     
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    Oh yeah......people die of exposure, in the mountains, all the year round, here. Usually, I'm sorry to say, folks who lacked local experience, didn't take local advice and wore clothing based on their experience elsewhere, or internet wisdom, because the elevation is relatively low. Plus hey! It's summer! How bad can the weather get?

    I did a lot of Fell/Mountain recue work, when I was younger and led groups of climbers and hikers, of all ability ranges. I used to carry extra food, warm clothing and first aid stuff, whenever I went out- to help deal with the calamities I'd come across, on the trail, before they got to emergency status. Some situations would be comedic, f they weren't so dangerous......

    (and I still carry extra stuff....:rolleyes:)
     
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