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Old 05-28-2013, 07:14 AM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland/ Piedmont, CA
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The Pacific Northwest is not like London---the PNW is way more comfortable and pleasant. London gets hot and humid(yuck)
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Old 05-28-2013, 07:57 AM
 
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The Pacific Northwest is not like London---the PNW is way more comfortable and pleasant. London gets hot and humid(yuck)
Avg high temperature for July in London: 74

Avg high temperature for July in Seattle: 76

Avg high temperature for July in Portland: 81
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Old 05-28-2013, 08:01 AM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland/ Piedmont, CA
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Avg high temperature for July in London: 74

Avg high temperature for July in Seattle: 76

Avg high temperature for July in Portland: 81
That's meaningless when we're talking about humidity. London is muggy and uncomfortable in the summer compared to Seattle, have you ever been to either in summer?
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Old 05-28-2013, 08:03 AM
 
Location: Somewhere extremely awesome
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Are there any places east of the Mississippi with a climate similar to London, UK? Any places with lots of spring a fall type weather, drizzle, cool summers, etc...? The only places I know of like this in the US are in the Pacific NW.
While there aren't any places really similar, I'd say the closest match would either be portions of the Northeast, such as the Mohawk Valley in New York and southern New England, maybe western and central Pennsylvania, or the southern portions of Michigan (the closer to Lake Michigan the better.) Maybe also northeast Ohio. There is way more snow and larger temperature swings than in London, but there is still a lot of spring or fall type weather with clouds and drizzle, and summers aren't usually too warm.
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Old 05-28-2013, 08:52 AM
 
Location: Hollywood, CA
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Pacific Northwestern cities.
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Old 05-28-2013, 04:41 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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That's meaningless when we're talking about humidity. London is muggy and uncomfortable in the summer compared to Seattle, have you ever been to either in summer?
But 74F is not a hot temperature, and doesn't feel bad when it's humid either.
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Old 05-28-2013, 04:49 PM
 
Location: Western Oregon
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Are there any places east of the Mississippi with a climate similar to London, UK? Any places with lots of spring a fall type weather, drizzle, cool summers, etc...? The only places I know of like this in the US are in the Pacific NW.
The answer would be no.
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Old 05-28-2013, 07:05 PM
 
Location: Western Oregon
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London's climate is very much influenced by its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, and more specifically having the ocean to its west (and winds dominantly from the west in general)--a marine west coast climate. The USA's east coast has a much more continental climate, with the exception of the far southeast (Gulf coast and FL). The far southeast doesn't compare at all because it's 20+ degrees of latitude south of London.

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Old 05-28-2013, 07:45 PM
 
Location: Keizer, OR
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West Virginia
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Old 05-28-2013, 09:06 PM
 
Location: In the heights
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I'm guessing the best you can do for East of the Mississippi is some place in the south that is higher up in the Appalachian mountains. Going further south means more moderate seasonal variation while being higher in elevation means that the range of temperatures you're hitting will be less sweltering hot. I don't think you'll get very close anywhere though.
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