Month of June 2022 (Nat’l Avg $4.671)

Discussion in 'The Daily Grind' started by Gord, Jun 1, 2022.

  1. Gord

    Gord Super Moderator Staff Member

    I’ve driven an electric kart and yeah they are super quick but these were old school gas karts and they were still pretty fast. I felt I’d had a workout when I’d done :eek:.
    Hopefully going again later next month but this time I’ll be in the competition karts - woohoo :cool:
     
  2. Janice Cooper

    Janice Cooper Member

    I am so jealous of those of you with temperatures in the 60s an 70s. We’ve had too many days above 90 F here. Supposed to be 97 here Thursday afternoon.
     
  3. litesong

    litesong litesong

    Just remember. When our summertime 60 to 80degF temperatures go to wintertime 0 to 30degF temperatures & snow & ice are on our roads, you’ll grin from ear to ear! With hot temps:rolleyes:, all you need to do is turn the A/C on. Much harder to get the snow & ice off the roads in cold temperatures.:oops:
     
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  4. EdwinTheMagnificent

    EdwinTheMagnificent Legend In His Mind

    Today , 64 deg F in Naperville , 65 in Elk Grove Village.
    Wind NNE4.
    33.3 miles , fcd = 67.0 x .943 = 63.2 MPG.
     
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  5. EdwinTheMagnificent

    EdwinTheMagnificent Legend In His Mind

    Oh yeah !
     
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  6. BillLin

    BillLin PV solar, geothermal HVAC, hybrids and electrics

    And yet people keep moving to Florida! I know a family that bought a house and moved to FL, sold and moved back to MA, and now they've bought another house in FL and are there again. All in the span of 1 year!
     
  7. litesong

    litesong litesong

    Rich people doing rich things…..
     
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  8. EdwinTheMagnificent

    EdwinTheMagnificent Legend In His Mind

    I have two sisters in Florida. They keep telling me to move down there.
    Not. Gonna. Happen.
     
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  9. litesong

    litesong litesong

    Edwin. You could pretend the Atlantic Ocean is Lake Michigan…..at least in the summertime.
     
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  10. litesong

    litesong litesong

    Janice, you may not want to come to Washington state, right now. Our weather predictions keep rising. Sunday may get to 88degF & Monday, 90degF.
    However, if you stay near the 55degF Salish Sea(Puget Sound) waters, you’ll be a few degrees cooler. & if you go to the mountains, you could be 10-15degF cooler. So come on over.
     
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  11. Gord

    Gord Super Moderator Staff Member

    Finally caught up!

    Back to the grind!

    06/13
    To work via free charger, 51°F:
    2.8 miles - 139 Wh/mi or 7.2 Mi/kWh
    20.94 miles added in 24"
    19.2 miles - 192 Wh/mi or 5.2 Mi/kWh
    Back home, 60°F:
    20.1 miles - 186 Wh/mi or 5.4 Mi/kWh

    06/14
    To work via free charger, 51°F:
    2.8 miles - 139 Wh/mi or 7.2 Mi/kWh
    24.75 miles added in 29"
    19.2 miles - 192 Wh/mi or 5.2 Mi/kWh
    Back home, 67°F:
    20.1 miles - 188 Wh/mi or 5.3 Mi/kWh
    Home charge, 97.1 miles added in 2'40"

    06/15
    To work via free charger, 52°F:
    2.8 miles - 139 Wh/mi or 7.2 Mi/kWh
    26.65 miles added in 32"
    19.2 miles - 202 Wh/mi or 5.0 Mi/kWh
    Back home, 60°F:
    20.4 miles - 176 Wh/mi or 5.7 Mi/kWh

    06/16
    To work via free charger, 53°F:
    2.8 miles - 105 Wh/mi or 9.5 Mi/kWh
    29.97 miles added in 35"
    19.2 miles - 192 Wh/mi or 5.2 Mi/kWh
    To visit mum at care home, 74°F:
    19.4 miles - 190 Wh/mi or 5.3 Mi/kWh
    Back home, 77°F:
    2.4 miles - 200 Wh/mi or 5.0 Mi/kWh

    06/17
    To solicitors via free charger, 63°F:
    2.8 miles - 139 Wh/mi or 7.2 Mi/kWh
    27.61 miles added in 33"
    18.9 miles - 200 Wh/mi or 5.0 Mi/kWh
    Solicitor's to work, 64°F:
    3.8 miles - 155 Wh/mi or 6.5 Mi/kWh
    Work to charity shop near home to drop off a go-kart then to a car park near the hospital so I could go for a check-up, 77°F:
    18.8 miles - 202 Wh/mi or 5.0 Mi/kWh
    1.4 miles - 279 Wh/mi or 3.6 Mi/kWh
    1.1 miles - 93 Wh/mi or 10.8 Mi/kWh

    06/19
    To mum's house to meet sister and brother-in-law to continue the house clearance, 56°F:
    5.02 miles - 155 Wh/mi or 6.5 Mi/kWh
    2 granny charges as had to move my car for a bit while a chap was collecting a washing machine:
    12.38 miles added in 1'7"
    3.33 miles added in 26"
    5.6 miles - 226 Wh/mi or 4.4 Mi/kWh

    06/20
    Straight to work, 50°F:
    19.6 miles - 188 Wh/mi or 5.3 Mi/kWh
    Back home, 60°F:
    19.1 miles - 178 Wh/mi or 5.6 Mi/kWh
    Parked at mum's house and went to an investment club meeting in a pub, 68°F:
    4.4 miles - 133 Wh/mi or 7.5 Mi/kWh
    Granny charge: 14.28 miles added in 1'26"
    4.4 miles - 244 Wh/mi or 4.1 Mi/kWh

    06/21
    To work via free charger, 51°F:
    2.8 miles - 104 Wh/mi or 9.6 Mi/kWh
    32.86 miles added in 38"
    19.2 miles - 187 Wh/mi or 5.3 Mi/kWh
    Back home, 60°F:
    19.6 miles - 188 Wh/mi or 5.3 Mi/kWh

    06/22
    To work via free charger, 52°F:
    2.8 miles - 140 Wh/mi or 7.1 Mi/kWh
    29.01 miles added in 34"
    19.2 miles - 187 Wh/mi or 5.3 Mi/kWh
    Back home, 73°F:
    20.0 miles - 179 Wh/mi or 5.6 Mi/kWh
    To local cinema to see Tom Gun Maverick with my wife, 75°F:
    2.8 miles - 140 Wh/mi or 7.1 Mi/kWh
    2.8 miles - 242 Wh/mi or 4.1 Mi/kWh

    06/23
    To work via free charger, 59°F:
    2.8 miles - 105 Wh/mi or 9.5 Mi/kWh
    30.94 miles added in 36"
    19.2 miles - 187 Wh/mi or 5.3 Mi/kWh
    Work to visit mum at care home, 78°F:
    19.6 miles - 179 Wh/mi or 5.6 Mi/kWh
    Back home, 77°F:
    2.4 miles - 201 Wh/mi or 5.0 Mi/kWh

    Bigger home charge last night as we're going to holiday home as soon as I get home at lunchtime today:
    129.47 miles added in 4'6"

    06/24
    To work this morning via free charger, 58°F:
    2.8 miles - 105 Wh/mi or 9.5 Mi/kWh
    33.79 miles added in 39"
    19.7 miles - 192 Wh/mi or 5.2 Mi/kWh


    I've made good use of free charging this month.
    So far I've added 474.48 miles of range at no cost.
    I've added a further 368.9 miles of paid for range for ~$20 (£16.61) so less than 2.4¢ per mile.
     
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  12. EdwinTheMagnificent

    EdwinTheMagnificent Legend In His Mind

    Today , 61 deg F in Naperville , 4 in Elk Grove.
    Wind WNW1.
    33.3 miles , fcd = 69.9 x .943 = 65.9 MPG.
    Tank is at 70.1 fcd.

    Last night's trip home ( cherry-picking) was 32.4 miles, fcd 78.5.
    Walked to restaurant to meet Big Linda for dinner.
    She is SO proud of her new Lexus SUV.
     
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  13. litesong

    litesong litesong

    There ya go! Months ago, I said I hoped to charge for free on a future EV. Of course, my hope for an EV flew out the window, but people complained about me just THINKING about FREE electricity. But, Gord has been GETTING FREE electricity for months & no one complained.
     
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  14. EdwinTheMagnificent

    EdwinTheMagnificent Legend In His Mind

    Today , 69 deg F in Lombard and Elk Grove.
    Wind S4.
    The only things to worry about on this commute were getting pulled
    over for going too slow or losing charge. Neither one happened.

    16.3 miles, fcd = 82.1 x .943 = 77.4 MPG.

    After work I go see my friend Russell , then later , home.
     
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  15. litesong

    litesong litesong

    Few are driving on the Freeway slower than me. I am fortunate tho, that I favor backroads with speed limits that provide the best MPG for our 6speed auto & manual transmissions. Yes, I get to drive for longer time periods on roads that are far more scenic, & have more opportunity to INTERACT with the planet…….if the price of gasoline comes down.
     
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  16. Gord

    Gord Super Moderator Staff Member

    Thought you might be interested in this:

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    I haven’t lost too much range over 12k+ miles :)
     
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  17. litesong

    litesong litesong

    Found a gas station selling for $4.65 per gallon. That’s lower than the previous 3 weeks in Washington state, even cheaper than Eastern Washington. We’ll see if it means that gas is going down. Also, I’m seeing more stations under $5.
    I was going 2 miles per hour under 60MPH speed limit. In the right lane, no one was trying to push me faster down the road, so maybe a few people are trying to drive slower due to the price of gasoline.
     
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  18. RedylC94

    RedylC94 Well-Known Member

    It started going down last Sunday where I was visiting in western Kentucky. By now, it's down by at least 30¢/gal. in S.C.

    Traffic on the Interstates seemed about as fast as ever during that trip.
     
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  19. litesong

    litesong litesong

    For me, I wasn’t driving much AND wasn’t filling up the gas tank or paying attention to the prices. You can thank my low amount of driving for bringing prices down. Still won’t drive much. Let the prices drop some more.
    I was only talking about the cars behind me in the right lane for this drive I just completed. On average, the vehicles behind me were quite distant, not scrunched up behind me as normal, losing patience & pouring past me in the second lane.
     
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  20. EdwinTheMagnificent

    EdwinTheMagnificent Legend In His Mind

    Since my last fill-up on June 15 , 87 E10 went down $.15 at the station I use in Elk Grove.
    Today when I filled , it was $5.399. 670.0 miles , fcd = 70.4 x .943 = 66.4 MPG

    58 deg F in Naperville , 61 in Elk Grove , wind WNW7.
    32.3 miles , fcd = 68.4 x .943 = 64.5 MPG.

    And people here are driving as fast as ever. I guess that's what people do in very nice weather.
    Maybe they are trying to burn thru a tank faster so they can fill up before the next price hike.
    I drive the same way all the time , regardless of wind or temperature.
     
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