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View Poll Results: Which has the best winter?
Portland 11 35.48%
Denver 14 45.16%
Louisville 3 9.68%
DC 3 9.68%
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Old 06-27-2013, 12:26 PM
 
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All of these cities have similar highs in low to mid 40s in the winter months of Dec/Jan. But other factors, snow, sunlight, humidity, fluctuations can change these.

Which winter is easiest to deal with?

Which would you rather deal with?
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Old 06-30-2013, 09:14 PM
 
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All of these cities have similar highs in low to mid 40s in the winter months of Dec/Jan. But other factors, snow, sunlight, humidity, fluctuations can change these.

Which winter is easiest to deal with?

Which would you rather deal with?
Personally I love winter. Denver has the most snow and is very close to the Rockies so I'd pick there.

DC probably has the mildest winter and while it does get the occasional nor-easter, those storms are way over dramatized. While getting "caught" in one in Philadelphia, it snowed 20" in a day and was melted a day later
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Old 06-30-2013, 09:21 PM
 
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Personally I love winter. Denver has the most snow and is very close to the Rockies so I'd pick there.

DC probably has the mildest winter and while it does get the occasional nor-easter, those storms are way over dramatized. While getting "caught" in one in Philadelphia, it snowed 20" in a day and was melted a day later
Interesting, I had a feeling DC would be the mildest in actuality.
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Old 07-03-2013, 12:33 AM
 
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All of these cities have similar highs in low to mid 40s in the winter months of Dec/Jan. But other factors, snow, sunlight, humidity, fluctuations can change these.

Which winter is easiest to deal with?

Which would you rather deal with?
Louisville is by far easiest. It is the furthest south. Denver is the sunniest though. All those cities ROCK! Any would be a great choice. Louisville is a bit smaller than Portland or Denver, but it packs quite a punch and is very accessible. DC is a major city...whole other animal.
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Old 07-03-2013, 01:29 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, OH
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I don't think it snows during the winter in Portland.
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Old 07-03-2013, 01:42 AM
 
Location: Seattle, Washington
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I don't think it snows during the winter in Portland.
It rarely snows in Portland. Just like Seattle.
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Old 07-03-2013, 11:55 AM
 
Location: Milwaukee
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Portland, I like spring weather and that's what you get all winter.
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Old 07-03-2013, 12:29 PM
 
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Louisville is by far easiest. It is the furthest south. Denver is the sunniest though. All those cities ROCK! Any would be a great choice. Louisville is a bit smaller than Portland or Denver, but it packs quite a punch and is very accessible. DC is a major city...whole other animal.
DC has mild winters. The average winter temperture of DC and Louisville is nearly identical. Louisville has more snow days but average slightly less snowfall. And I do mean slightly.
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Old 07-03-2013, 12:35 PM
 
Location: Austell, Georgia
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DC the best and Portland the worst!!
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Old 07-03-2013, 01:39 PM
 
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DC the best and Portland the worst!!
I have a feeling I would fare that way too. The lack of sunlight and consistent precipitation would probably bother me more than the temp and slightly more snowfall. I am usually OK in Chicago winters but a few winters ago the winter wasn't very cold, but was abnormally grey and I was going bonkers waiting for the sun to come out.
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