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How hot do Tipis get in summer? (zone 9)  RSS feed

 
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I appreciate it!

looking at ColoradoYurts' tipis, 28' for an outdoor classroom for my school.

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If you have a breeze and know how to use the smoke flaps, they are better than most tents. But hot and humid is still hot and humid.
 
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Any tent type structure, especially a tipi,  with open flaps,  can be operated as a swamp cooler. If the structure is made of natural fibers that absorb water, it can be kept much cooler than the outdoor temperature in the sun.
 
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So wet the tent on hot days for the evaporation to cool it??

Mold/Mildew concerns... but could work.
 
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No mold and mildew on hot days when it will completely dry out. I've done this with flannel sheets in a hot apartment and in a van. Makes a huge difference. Doesn't work if humidity is really high.
 
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