They did not prepare us for the total lack of humidity, and to purchase a house that had what my Grandfather called a swamp cooler to cool the house.
I don’t suppose who ever came up with the statement that the heat is unusual because it’s a dry heat, so you don’t mind it so much; was crazy; When you have temperatures in the nineties or upper eighties, it is hot, with or without humidity, then the only wonderful thing about heat without humidity is that it is easier to cool. The immense problem with heat without humidity is that if you don’t add humidity to the inside, you end up with a lot of static electricity, and your lungs burn, but my husband and I l acquired this swiftly when all of us moved to Albuquerque, NM, and both of us lived in the south all our lives, however all of us consistently dealt with high temperatures and high humidity. There wasn’t a day went by when all of us didn’t have torrential downpours in the late afternoon or evening, however albuquerque, NM doesn’t have a problem with humidity and there is very little rain, however in Albuquerque, NM, you experience desert-like conditions. When all of us first moved to Albuquerque, all of us brought our window air conditioner units with it. They did not prepare us for the total lack of humidity, and to purchase a house that had what my Grandfather called a swamp cooler to cool the house. In order to stay comfortable in our home, all of us had to have an air conditioner program that would add humidity back to the air. It was laughable for my husband and me when all of us found this out. For years, I had asthma and dust sensitivities that had a lot to do with the humidity. All I had to do was move to Albuquerque, NM, and all my health problems were forgotten.