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Old 06-06-2013, 06:27 PM
 
Location: Milky Way Galaxy
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Miami is the only place.
If you are a Northerner maybe. Hardly any native Floridian wore just t-shirts and shorts there most of the time in the winter when I lived there. If they did they were a minority.

I would say that's the case for every place in the US even Hawaii. The lower you go the lower the tolerance level for cold is for natives.

So the answer really is no place unless your from up North.
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Old 06-08-2013, 07:42 AM
 
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If you are a Northerner maybe. Hardly any native Floridian wore just t-shirts and shorts there most of the time in the winter when I lived there. If they did they were a minority.

I would say that's the case for every place in the US even Hawaii. The lower you go the lower the tolerance level for cold is for natives.

So the answer really is no place unless your from up North.
Fair enough.

I can see how temps in the mid 70s would be cold to someone in Florida.
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Old 06-09-2013, 01:36 PM
 
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I think we had some past threads like this but really the only place in US you can wear t-shirt and shorts all year is some places in southern California and Florida. Not the north part of Florida.

The state of Nevada and New Mexico can get really cold in the winter.
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Old 06-10-2013, 01:13 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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While you might feel very uncomfortable, I don't think there is really any health risk to going out wearing shorts when the weather is in the 50s (as long as you stay dry and there is no wind, a naked human can survive exposed to the elements as low as 36 degrees).

Hell, some guy recently did an informal study which suggested you can lose weight without trying by wearing less clothing in the winter (as your body burns more calories trying to keep you warm), so there might be some health benefits to going around with too little clothing in cold (but not sub-zero) temperatures.

Bottom line is while you might look stupid, you could go around wearing shorts all year anywhere it didn't get below freezing ever.
He's not just talking about shorts, but shorts and a t-shirt. Yes you can wear shorts in cold weather, but those people will usually have a lot of layers on their upper body.

Going around with too little clothing in the cold is a recipe for pneumonia.
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Old 06-10-2013, 01:14 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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So the answer really is no place unless your from up North.
And their heat tolerance is low.
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Old 06-10-2013, 01:28 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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Fair enough, the coast does tend to get a lot colder than where I live (La Habra), even Fullerton just to the south of us is always a couple degrees cooler.
It's colder inland at night than it is at the coast during winter.
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Old 06-10-2013, 01:31 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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In Southern CA you'll definitely need pants and/or long sleeves at night from November through April/May about. During the day long sleeves and shorts worked for me during winter on the cooler days. SoCal can get chilly.
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Old 06-10-2013, 04:42 PM
 
Location: Mid Atlantic USA
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The US is no Australia. We have no true tropical climate in the Continental US. Hawaii yes, but no where else.

Miami can and does go down into the 60's for high temps whenever a cold front goes thru in winter. If the average high was hit every day in winter, then maybe not. But that is not the way it works with North America and our large standard deviation of temps. Miami can hit the 80's and then the 60's, with the average being the 70's.
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Old 06-10-2013, 05:19 PM
 
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Any place where it doesn't reach below 50 degrees on an average winter day each year. That would mean all of coastal California, a few select parts of the desert Southwest, most of Florida, Hawaii, and the Gulf Coast.
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Old 06-10-2013, 09:00 PM
 
Location: Mid Atlantic USA
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Any place where it doesn't reach below 50 degrees on an average winter day each year. That would mean all of coastal California, a few select parts of the desert Southwest, most of Florida, Hawaii, and the Gulf Coast.

I doubt you would see more than one person wearing shorts and a t-shirt on a day where the temp doesn't get out of the 50's F in the Philly area. And we get a lot colder than Florida in winter. Mid 60's and you will see a few hardy souls, maybe during the height of the day. 70'sF for high temps are when shorts and t-shirts are broken out by most of the population.
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