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Old 05-13-2008, 10:18 AM
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Since I just moved here I have no idea what to expect. The storm we just had people say is unusual. So what I want to know is what is the norm? How often does it rain in the spring, like how many times a week? Does it rain in the summer? If so how often?
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Old 05-13-2008, 11:04 AM
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Laural, we've lived here over 30 years, but I'm just giving you my impressions! Some seasons are very different one year to the next, or looking way back to when our children were small.

Nor'Easters--the sort of storm we just had--are much more usual in the fall or winter. Certainly not common in May. During the time we've lived here, nor'easters have caused more problems, along with severe thunderstorms, by far than hurricanes.

Spring can be cool, rainy, warm, sunny--anything! In May though, we go in the direction of more sun and warmer temps. I've known very hot and humid weather even in April, though it usually only lasts a few days. By June, hot and humid will become more common. (This is usually when I threaten to move to northern New England ) In the warmer months, much of our rain comes in the form of thunderstorms, though more recent years have been droughty. Not enough rain to keep the farmers happy. We have been known to go without rain for several weeks some summers.

In general, I think it's a pretty good climate. I don't like hot-humid, but there are compensations in summer. The fall is lovely, though always seems too short. Winters used to be snowier, but many people are happy with almost no white stuff and little ice. I like winter to be winter, but I don't like the heating bills! Spring is renewal, but sometimes turbulent. Not for long though and a lovely progression from daffodils to azaleas to lilacs and roses.....and so many others.
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Old 05-13-2008, 11:56 AM
Location: Nashville, TN
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Generally speaking, the weather here is very pleasant. Winters are not harse and summers are not like FL, but can get humid. I moved here from NH and I'd rather have a month or two of heat than 4 months being buried under 2 feet of snow. I don't keep track of rain, but it doesn't rain as much as it does in New England.
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Old 07-08-2008, 03:35 AM
Location: Florida
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I've live there for 8 years and the weather is great. The summers are not as hot and the winters very cold
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Old 07-09-2008, 07:08 AM
Location: Mid Atlantic Coast
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I love our weather. It gets cold here but not too cold that a windbreaker won't keep you warm. Rain changes year to year. Some years we have way more than others. Just because it's raining doesn't mean your day is ruined. It can be sunny and beautiful 15 minutes later and last the rest of the day.
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