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Wouter
Dutch and the weather

Dear All,

The Netherlands are ranked as one of the best countries to live in regarding quality of life.

Nevertheless, the Dutch like to complain a lot, especially about the weather. Please watch video on YouTube and enjoy:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Ys-KP8oPdvg

I am wondering, are we the only country that hallways complains about the weather? And do we have reason for that?

Curious to your answers and views.

Kind regards,

Wouter

Apr 20, 2018 11:46 AM
Comments · 3
Do Dutch people have a valid reason to complain about the weather? Yes!!!!!
I haven't lived in my country for many years, but once I visited for 6 weeks and it rained 6 weeks - 2 days. And it didn't just rain a little bit here and there, it rained entire days!
April 21, 2018
Hello wouter. I can say as a matter of fact you are not the only ones who complain about your country's weather. I live in the USA. Here , depending on where you live, you can experience completely different weather than someone living elsewhere in the country. For example, I live in the south and right now we are experiencing beautiful spring weather. It is 80 degrees F everyday (26 degrees C) with a nice breeze. But my friends and family who live in New York are complaining every single day that they still have snow and April is almost over. Usually the snow doesnt last this long so they are just ready for spring to come. In a few months, I will start complaining. Where I live, in the summer , it is a literal hell. Every single day we have 100 degree weather (37 degree C) and dry heat. It is relentless . Let me tell you there is nothing you can do but stay inside or go swimming and hope your skin doesnt burn. I hope to move closer to the middle of the country one day,to a state that experiences all seasons and not extreme weather during one part of the year.
April 20, 2018
Talking about the weather is a topic that maybe deleted from the Forum! It happened some days ago.
April 20, 2018
Wouter
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