New Electric Bill Arrived: And The Total Is....

It's been a while since I posted about my electric bills:

Sept 13, 2018 - Nov 12, 2018 (two months service): $696 pesos. At 36 to one that's $9.67 USD per month.

Nov 12, 2018 - Jan 10, 2019 (two months service): $739 pesos. At 36 to one that's $10.26 USD per month.

PS: My bedroom roof gets direct afternoon sun and in previous years has warmed up considerably during the day. This year the nights have been so cool the bedroom stays cool all day. I have not used the A/C all summer and only used a floor fan at night twice. I actually used a blanket at least a half dozen nights in January and every night in February so far.

Welcome to the grand solar minimum.
you must have a much higher tolerance for being warm than me!

i like to sleep with the a/c on 18... my bills are quite a bit higher than yours.
 
you must have a much higher tolerance for being warm than me!

i like to sleep with the a/c on 18... my bills are quite a bit higher than yours.
Today was actually "unusually" warm (33 by 1 pm), but I put on a long sleeve sweatshirt when I got up at about eight this morning.

It's almost 7 PM now and the house stayed cool all day (without using the A /C).

Tonight's forecast low for Punta Alta is 22, but it's always a degree or two cooler at my house.

Wednesday's forecast low is 15.

I have undoubtedly developed a low tolerance for cold since I moved here in 2010.

Fortunately, winters are getting a little warmer and summers are getting cooler, especially at night.

Just like it did before and during the "little ice age" (a grand solar minimum) that occurred 400 years ago (based on ice core data).

PS: Three years ago 33 degree highs in January and February were far more common than in the past two, and I don't remember waking up and having to put on a sweatshirt even once during January or February before this year.

PS2: It was nine degrees at my house (here in Buenos Aires) one morning last month.
 
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15 c is too warm for a sweatshirt. I think this is generational. Old (er) people tend to be colder. I worked in a nursing home for the over 65 when I was moving through university and the residents were always cold, blanketed even in summer (admittedly a UK summer, but still). My in-laws are the same here, they simply refuse to put the air con on when the rest of us are sweating out. Then in the mild Argentine winter they have their heater blasting.

I see it as a perk, never having to worry about being too hot or cold.
 
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