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- What is A Bit Shady?
- What's the difference between a parasol and an umbrella?
- Which parasols can I use in the rain?
- What are the dimensions of my A Bit Shady parasol?
- How cool are A Bit Shady parasols?
- What is the difference between the lace parasols?
- What is the difference between the pale colours?
- Is it bad luck to open a parasol or umbrella inside?
- Where do parasols originally come from?
- Who designed the website?
- Do you wholesale?
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How cool are A Bit Shady parasols?

As yet we haven’t had our parasols UV rated but we find the temperature is remarkably lower under a stylish parasol. The results below give you an indication of how cool they are:

Shady type of Scientific Temperature Experiment:

Using digital thermometer: temperature in direct sun, north NSW Australia on scorching summer day: 49.4 ºC
After 11 minutes under red Monk parasol, thermometer temperature dropped to 36.0 ºC

More temperature results for a range of our parasols in different colours coming soon.