Jump to content

I thought Xmas was in Summer


  • Please log in to reply
27 replies to this topic

#1 BadCat

Posted 25 December 2012 - 04:32 PM

It's 16 degrees here for goodness sake.

Brrrr.

#2 muminbusiness

Posted 25 December 2012 - 04:37 PM

I'll gladly take that over the 40deg we have currently! 46deg on Sunday!

#3 Ireckon

Posted 25 December 2012 - 04:38 PM

It has been really dark here all day, thunder, lightning , torrential rain.

Of course, I had been told by numerous people it was going to be 40 plus degrees, and the be perfectly honest, I am glad I haven't had to listen to those same people complain all day about the heat  biggrin.gif .

#4 I*Love*Christmas

Posted 25 December 2012 - 04:39 PM

Yikes that is cold!! It is about 32 today but feels hotter. We all just had an afternoon sleep in our room with the air con on. Was lovely.

#5 Freddie'sMum

Posted 25 December 2012 - 04:40 PM

Rain, rain and more rain.

Sydney here.

Such a change from the last few days where it has been hot and sunny.



#6 FlutterbyBlue

Posted 25 December 2012 - 04:47 PM

QUOTE (BadCat @ 25/12/2012, 05:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's 16 degrees here for goodness sake.

Brrrr.



Oh BadCat, I want to be wherever you are.   I crave a decent cold (preferably with snow, but will take any alternative that is at a reasonable temperature e.g. 18 or under) Christmas.

Enjoy, and Merry Christmas. original.gif

#7 BadCat

Posted 25 December 2012 - 04:52 PM

I confess I'd much rather 16 than 40.  I don't function in 40 degree weather.

About 2 or 3 degrees warmer would be nice though.  Lucky we didn't have any outdoor plans today.

It's been a lovely christmas day whatever the weather.  original.gif

#8 PattiODoors

Posted 25 December 2012 - 05:09 PM

I'm from the UK and all my family are there. The weather has made me feel mighty homesick today.
When it's 30+ degrees on Christmas Day, homesickness doesn't affect me so much.

#9 vanessa71

Posted 25 December 2012 - 05:12 PM

We had about 20 and it was perfect, I wouldn't have wanted it to be any hotter.

If I had the choice between 16 and 40, I'd be picking 16, who wants to eat Christmas pudding in the heat?


#10 Paddlepop

Posted 25 December 2012 - 05:19 PM

It's a pleasant 28C in Brisbane with low (for us) humidity in the 50% range. We need fans on but we don't immediately start melting and sweating if we move away from the fans. It was predicted to be 39C at my parents' place but it has been about 33C so I'm guessing that Mum and Dad have been very happy about that.

I can't imagine a 16C Christmas. I'm much more used to 35 to 40C, and sweating everywhere. At least Mum and Dad have air conditioning now.

#11 JRA

Posted 25 December 2012 - 05:57 PM

Absolutely. DS got flippers for his new boogie board (which he had managed to con from us 3 days early)

He was dying to use them, we went down the beach at about 4, it was still freezing, but there were 2 diehard dads in with three amazing tiny kids on proper surf boards. So DS did get to use his flippers.


#12 Penguin78

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:02 PM

I have enjoyed the cold Sydney day despite the fact that I love a hot day. It has meant a quieter day then usual so less stress!

#13 JJ

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:03 PM

12 here - but I prefer it to the heat.

#14 Julie3Girls

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:10 PM

It's been around 18 here, wet and stormy all afternoon. It's actually been a lovely day, although it would have been nice to have been warm enough to swim.

#15 Tealdash

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:21 PM

Oooh I will take the 16 degrees anyday!!! I am not a summer person...and it was 44.8 here today sad.gif

#16 SisterMaryElephant

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:33 PM

Weathr was perfect here in Brissie.  I don't think it cracked 30, but perfect to spend by the pool.  Only complaint was a bit too much chop on the bay late in the arvo, so we postponed our planned lazy cruise around the bay until early tomorrow, but can't complain too much.

#17 Feral*Spikey*

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:34 PM

Its been cloudy, but dry here all day.

Weather bureau claim it got up to 17.8 C in Canberra - that translates about 2 degrees colder for us. And yes, it was decidedly brrrr. But fabulous for having a ROAST DINNER, yummmm!!!!!!

#18 MinkyMonkey

Posted 25 December 2012 - 06:39 PM

Jealous! I hate the heat. Brisbane is anything but pleasant for me today Paddlepop I am suffering.

#19 Chelli

Posted 25 December 2012 - 07:02 PM

We had a perfect day here in Tas today - warm to hot (by our standards) with a nice breeze to cool down with occasionally. Hopefully nobody was caught out with sunburn.

#20 baddmammajamma

Posted 25 December 2012 - 07:02 PM

I am a summer lover/beachy sort and will always take heat over cold (probably the ONLY expat in history who didn't complain about the weather in Singapore)...and we had a shocker of a day in NSW.

Bring back the sunshine...please!

Edited by baddmammajamma, 25 December 2012 - 07:02 PM.


#21 i-candi

Posted 25 December 2012 - 07:24 PM

QUOTE (Freddie'sMum @ 25/12/2012, 05:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Rain, rain and more rain.

Sydney here.

Such a change from the last few days where it has been hot and sunny.



Same. Perfect bed weather original.gif

#22 Ducky*Fuzz

Posted 25 December 2012 - 07:37 PM

Enjoyed the cool weather and rain.

#23 imamumto3

Posted 25 December 2012 - 08:14 PM

I enjoyed the cooler weather today.  ds and nephew played in the rain a little, but other than that the kids were fine with playing inside

#24 melaine

Posted 25 December 2012 - 08:30 PM

22 degrees and dry today. Perfect to sit outside for lunch, warm enough to need the umbrella up but cool enough to eat a roast, Xmas pudding and jump on the new trampoline.

Glad it wasn't hot since our aircon has died and is unfixable.

#25 kabailz13

Posted 25 December 2012 - 09:19 PM

We're in Perth so around 40C here today and the same expected for the rest of the week.

I would feel so out of place if it was cold on Christmas day!




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

How an inquest into one stillbirth is saving lives

A ground-breaking court case that has focused solely on one stillborn baby has already helped to save the lives of other babies.

Get them into reading early with a Nouk book subscription

There's no bonding activity quite like reading to your baby or toddler, and all the signs point to it being important for social and literacy development as well.

I don't want my husband to go on a buck's trip

My husband's best friend is getting married and has planned a men's bachelor party.

The celeb parents who needed a mediator to stop fighting over baby names

Deciding on a baby name can be a fraught experience for many parents.

May Gibbs' 'Gumnut Babies' turns 100 with a special edition, coins, stamps and more

It's time to celebrate the centenary of May Gibbs' very first book release, Gumnut Babies.

African baby names

We have some absolutely gorgeous selections of African baby names for you to consider for your baby.

The mum who retrained to became a plumber

One company refused to give her an apprenticeship because they believed she would be too much of a distraction to the males. 

Meningococcal meningitis: signs, treatment and prevention

What is meningococcal meningitis, why does it occur in seasons, and why does it strike fear into the hearts of so many?

I was scared of the dentist ... and my son paid the price

It was a moment where I could certainly learn from his behaviour, and not him from mine.

Family of toddler killed by alligator at Disney honours his third birthday

The family told supporters that they wanted to celebrate the boy's "first birthday in heaven".

For the festival lover in all of us

Pre-book & Save 50%. Get your tickets now for Kidtopia Festival. 7-9 October 2016 Parramatta Park, Sydney.

7 tips to help you prepare your home for parenthood

Prep your home to make becoming a new parent as stress-free as possible.

Fatherhood to the beat of Daniel's drum

Daniel Gibney knew fatherhood would change him, but he didn't realise it would lead to a global business venture for his family.

A case of gastro and the mummy mean girls

I don't blame any first-time mother who is terrified of her or her baby catching gastro, but it will find you eventually.

Zooey Deschanel's cake smash fail for daughter Elsie

"I kept seeing on the Internet, 'You gotta make a smash cake for your one-year-old,' so I'm like, 'I'm making this cake just so she can smash it.'"

Five things mums should never do

Although I preach the "each to their own" method of parenting, it's unavoidable to have those moments of panic.

Mum allegedly 'groped' while holding toddler in Sydney pool

A mum has told of her horror after she was allegedly sexually assaulted while at a swimming centre with her two young children.

'It whacked me': Michelle Bridges on sleep deprivation and returning to exercise

Michelle Bridges knows a lot about health and fitness, but when she became a mum she had to learn a few lessons the hard way.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Win a Hawaii beachfront resort holiday for two!

Enter now for your chance to win 1 of 4 trips for two to Hawaii, staying at Outrigger resorts in Waikiki.

For the festival lover in all of us

Pre-book & Save 50%. Get your tickets now for Kidtopia Festival. 7-9 October 2016 Parramatta Park, Sydney.

 

Vintage Toys

The toys of your childhood

Take a trip down memory lane with these vinage and retro toys that you may have had in your childhood or your parent's childhood.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.