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Old 04-29-2015, 02:51 PM
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Syracuse, NY. Cloud cover much of the year and snow fall 120 inches +/year.
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Old 04-29-2015, 03:13 PM
 
Location: Seattle
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Chicago isnt windy.
in fact that what makes is so cold in the winter - the windchill.
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Old 04-29-2015, 03:14 PM
 
Location: Seattle
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I'd say probably Seattle
But being from Boston...its grey 6 months of the year - 4 (maybe 5) of those months are ice cold and you have to shovel, scrape off your car and drive in the snow.

Summers are no guarantee either, a few years ago it was grey and rained the whole summer.
There are beautiful days and we can get lucky...but
People who have lived in both Boston and Seattle say there is no comparison - Seattle has way nicer weather in all seasons except fall.
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Old 04-29-2015, 07:43 PM
 
Location: Washington State desert
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It is not Seattle...because atleast you don't have to shovel it. And I have always liked cloud cover, it feels like a nice blanket. Spoken as a true Seattle native.
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Old 04-30-2015, 12:28 PM
 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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in fact that what makes is so cold in the winter - the windchill.

Northern AZ has windchills. Anywhere that gets cold and remotely windy will have windchill factors mixed in. Heres a list of the windiest cities in the US. Ive seen extended lists, and Chicago ranks mid-pack, its not windy per se. Look up where the nickname came from, it has NOTHING to do with actual wind.

http://www.weather.com/tv/shows/amhq...a-20140408#/11
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Old 04-30-2015, 03:51 PM
 
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Surprised by the many votes for PNW. Sure it's cloudy but it also never really gets super cold there and is usually green year round.
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Old 04-30-2015, 06:53 PM
 
Location: Cleveland
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I've lived in places which many people consider terrible weather-wise. Cleveland has famously bad winters, with way too many gray, overcast, damp cold, slushy snowy days. But we do have great summers and falls. Minneapolis had nice springs and falls, but the summers were brutally hot and humid, and the winters of course were frigid. I might give the prize of worst weather city to Minneapolis, because of how extreme and uncomfortable it is almost year round. I will say however, that I personally didn't mind the dry, sunny cold of their winter because it allowed you to get outside and enjoy it as long as you wore proper clothing.
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Old 04-30-2015, 08:30 PM
 
Location: California → Tennessee → Ohio
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Fairbanks AK. The coldest city in the U.S. An usual day in winter is like -50F.

The Coldest U.S. City: Fairbanks, Alaska | Town Bubble
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Old 04-30-2015, 08:56 PM
 
Location: Westminster/Huntington Beach, CA
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Fairbanks AK. The coldest city in the U.S. An usual day in winter is like -50F.

The Coldest U.S. City: Fairbanks, Alaska | Town Bubble
Didn't bother to read the article as I've read dozens of those, but I'm assuming it's talking strictly major cities.

I would wager that Barrow, AK is probably a lot colder.
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Old 04-30-2015, 09:57 PM
 
Location: Seattle
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Fairbanks AK. The coldest city in the U.S. An usual day in winter is like -50F.

The Coldest U.S. City: Fairbanks, Alaska | Town Bubble
but Anchorage is warmer than Chicago and Minneapolis many times in the winter.
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