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Store window in Hamilton in November
Of the 3 large department stores, two (Trimminghams and Smiths) are closing or have closed, and Coopers (the third one) is downscaling their retail operation.
Cooper's is tearing down their old building for a new, larger building which will be primarily an office building with a much smaller Cooper's retail store on the ground floor. This past winter, Bluck's closed its last satellite store and will concentrate its entire retail from it's Pitt's Bay Rd. location.
With the closing of Trimingham's/Smith's, the reduction in retail operation by Cooper's, perhaps as much as 50% (or more) of Bermuda's retail outlets will cease to exist. This includes all of their branch stores in St. George's, Dockyards, major hotels. Cooper's does have an online store, but this doesn't help with shopping if you are in Bermuda.
Local weather on the hotel TV
Bermuda is off the shore of North Carolina. It is not in the tropics. It is in the Gulf Stream, which keeps it warmer than the coastal US. They do have palms and coral, although only about half of the coral types grow around Bermuda as grow in the Caribbean.
So don't expect to come in February to someplace with warm water and hot sun. They do not ever have frost snow or ice, but the record low temperature is 43 deg. F.
If you don't absolutely have to swim, Bermuda is quite pleasant in the shoulder season (spring and fall) and the prices are a bit less.
I took a picture of the weather report on the TV in our hotel room. It says:
"Climatological Data for Friday 24 November 1995
24-HR PCPN: 0.20 INS
Monthly PCPN: 4.53 INS
AVG. MOV PCPN: 4.1 INS
YTD PCPN: 51.49 INS
Normal YTD: 49.52 INS
HI/LO TEMP: 72.0 65.6
Normal HI/LO: 72.8/65.6
Record HI/LO: 78 - 1975/58 - 1972"
So that give you an idea. 72 deg F is plenty warm for me if I'm going to be walking. It did rain on Wednesday when we were out of the Dockyard.
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