Moving to Colorado Springs? Here's How to Adjust to the Hot Climate

summer funBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Local weather jealousy is a thing. Minnesotans are jealous of Floridians when there are a couple of feet of snow on the ground, but Floridians move their interest north during those crazily sizzling summer seasons.

In the event you recently migrated to Colorado Springs, the heat and humidity might smack you like a wall, especially within the summer season. Any envy you could be feeling departs as the moving company unloads the final boxes from the moving van in Colorado Springs. Thankfully, you can adapt to a warmer climate. However, normally it takes a bit of time, so chances are you'll need to hang in there and deal with it a little.

Here are some actions you can take to adapt to the heat and humidity after moving to Colorado Springs:

1. Alter your regimen. Steer clear of going out in the whole heat during the day and attempt to plan errands for the early morning or perhaps evening hours. If you normally run in the afternoon, change it to early morning. Dining a little bit later will allow you to cope with the impact from the humidity on your desire for food. In case your routine permits, there's a good reason why persons in take siestas.

2. Refrain from the urge to turn the A/C totally up to freezing degrees. It'll only impede your adaptation, in addition to running up your power bills. You may even end up becoming too cold after you've been outside the house. Generally, you'll want to set the A/C to around 10 degrees less than the external temp, no more. In addition, do not run the A/C when the windows are open, you'll just squander energy.

3. In the event that you have admission to a pool or perhaps the ocean, make use of it. Swimming will certainly cool you off, when you remain in for at least 15 minutes. Do not spoil it by tanning, though. Also, just wading in the ocean can cool you down.

4. Indeed, you should drink much more, particularly if you are older. Likewise, ensure you take in plenty of salt (except if you're clearly on a reduced sodium diet). Perspiration causes you to eliminate salt, and this can make you sick. Substantial concentrations of humidity may cause you to feel less thirsty, at the same time making sweating ineffective. You also may want to reduce your drinking alcohol until you are adjusted, and in case you do imbibe, go for a beer or possibly a tropical beverage above shots.

5. Put on a hat. Get a excellent, wide-brimmed sun hat (or even more than only one) and make use of them. Keeping the direct sun away your face makes you feel significantly cooler. Also, counterintuitively, thin long-sleeved clothes will regularly help you stay cooler than the usual tank top and shorts. Ensure all you put on is loose fitting and light colored. Avoid working out in snug spandex.

6. Ensure that you keep eating frequently, even when you are not feeling hungry. High temperature along with humidity can cause loss of appetite, and not eating plenty will add to any lethargy you currently feel.

7. Adjust how you cook. Save the extended cooking soups as well as roasts for wintertime and cook meals that bake for a short time and use the stove as little as possible. Eat more salads and fresh fruits. Keep ice cream or, if calories are a concern, popsicles in the freezer. You can also freeze berries or cherries and then suck on them. Should you be feeling committed, buy an ice cream maker and test out unique flavors.

8. Do not feel bad about being sluggish on those long summer time days. It often really is way too sizzling to move a lot.

Take into account that it could require several weeks to acclimatize. Your initial summer might be miserable, but you may use the same mental strategies that got you through long winter seasons up north. When summer appears once again you can find you deal with it much better and you could well begin to like it.

If you are seeking for a professional mover in Colorado Springs to help with your move, give A-1 Freeman a call today!

Sources:

https://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/08/27/do-we-crank-up-the-a-c-too-high/

https://health.usnews.com/health-news/patient-advice/slideshows/16-ways-your-body-adjusts-to-a-new-climate?slide=8

https://leavingholland.com/10-tips-to-survive-in-a-warm-humid-climate/

https://wanderwisdom.com/misc/How-to-Survive-in-a-Humid-Climate

 

Request a free quote