When we moved back to Portland from St. Louis there was nothing we looked forward to more than the cool Oregon summers. St. Louis was miserable during the summer months and pretty miserable during the winter months (though we did enjoy the winter sunshine and snow). What we didn’t want to face again during the summer was this:
This will be the warmest weather Portland has faced in a decade, according to the people who keep track of such things. At least in St. Louis we had air conditioning. Though I'll freely admit after all my complaining it is still better to be in Portland today. Welcome to global warming.