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View Poll Results: Which major city has the worst overall weather in the U.S.
Seattle 31 8.47%
San Francisco 9 2.46%
San Diego 7 1.91%
Minneapolis 101 27.60%
Oklahoma City 50 13.66%
Houston 72 19.67%
Phoenix 54 14.75%
Other major city in the continuous U.S. 42 11.48%
Voters: 366. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 02-17-2016, 06:35 PM
 
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But is way more comfortable
It won't be more comfortable if it is feeling hotter.
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Old 02-17-2016, 07:03 PM
 
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Yes, to me it is and it's not even close.

Again, high humidity makes me feel sick starting around 80-85 degrees.

Phoenix is insanely more comfortable to me than Houston in the summer.

In fact, for a few minutes when I get out of my pool I'll actually feel really cold as evaporation does its wonderful thing
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Old 02-17-2016, 07:05 PM
 
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Yes, to me it is and it's not even close.

Again, high humidity makes me feel sick starting around 80-85 degrees.

Phoenix is insanely more comfortable to me than Houston in the summer.

In fact, for a few minutes when I get out of my pool I'll actually feel really cold as evaporation does its wonderful thing
And the added level of heat feel the humidity brings in Houston's summer still isn't enough to make it feel as hot as Phoenix's summer.

Once again, Phoenix feels hotter than Houston during summer; those who choose Phoenix are choosing hotter feeling, more scorching summers.
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Old 02-17-2016, 07:10 PM
 
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you guys are arguing over two great and popular places to move .the heat is why you see pools everywhere when you fly over phoenix , plano, houston, florida and southern california. I love hot weather, alot of 80s+ weather for a long time, especially if you own a pool. try having a pool in a climate where it isnt hot, it will become 1,000's and 1,000s of dollars just to heat it every year and maintain it, it is not worth it.

I would imagine there is 8 months a year of swimming season in phoenix or houston without heating costs , probably all year if you heated the pool

beer, girls in bikinis, barbecues , spas , .this is why people want to move to these states, and places like arizona and texas are affordable, homes are ridiculously expensive in southern california and its becoming an area just for the rich

Its actually affordable in alot of the south and southwest to own a home and a pool. outdoor kitchens and bars, big breasted trophy wives from texas and the woodlands, beer and shrimp on the barbie as the aussies say. lol

the pool life!

houston pool





phoenix pool

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Old 02-17-2016, 07:16 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles,CA & Scottsdale, AZ
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^Yeah I agree...For phoenix it only sucks three months of the year..some years four and I'm assuming it's the same for Houston too. There is a reason why load of people are flocking to both Phoenix and Houston. There is a reason why Scottsdale has resorts all over the place and over 200 golf courses in the PHX area...the weather(aside from our summer). Places like Buffalo, any Ohio city, Chicago, Detroit, Pittsburgh, ect all have it way worse than both Phoenix and Houston.
The person who made this poll clearly favors cold climates to warm ones.
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Old 02-17-2016, 07:25 PM
 
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And the added level of heat feel the humidity brings in Houston's summer still isn't enough to make it feel as hot as Phoenix's summer.

Once again, Phoenix feels hotter than Houston during summer; those who choose Phoenix are choosing hotter feeling, more scorching summers.
Hotter, but more comfortable to some, like me - absolutely
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Old 02-17-2016, 07:32 PM
 
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Hotter, but more comfortable to some, like me - absolutely
No, as shown, even factoring in Houston's humidity, Phoenix still feels hotter. You are going to feel hotter in Phoenix than in Houston. So if you are going for comfort (less severe summers) then Houston is the way to go. Only a demon from the 9th Circle of Hell would find the hotter feeling summers of Phoenix more comfortable.
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Old 02-17-2016, 07:38 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles,CA & Scottsdale, AZ
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No, as shown, even factoring in Houston's humidity, Phoenix still feels hotter. You are going to feel hotter in Phoenix than in Houston. So if you are going for comfort (less severe summers) then Houston is the way to go. Only a demon from the 9th Circle of Hell would find the hotter feeling summers of Phoenix more comfortable.
DUDE get over it. They are both hot, move on. As the poll points out some people think Houston feels more miserable and some people(like you clearly do) feel as if phoenix is more miserable in the summer. We have already established that. As another poster said why argue about these two cities when there are CLEARLY other cities in the USA that have worse weather.
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Old 02-17-2016, 07:45 PM
 
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DUDE get over it. They are both hot, move on. As the poll points out some people think Houston feels more miserable and some people(like you clearly do) feel as if phoenix is more miserable in the summer. We have already established that. As another poster said why argue about these two cities when there are CLEARLY other cities in the USA that have worse weather.
Fair enough. But it should never be forgotten that a summer in Phoenix would feel hotter than a summer in Houston, even with accounting for Houston's humidity.
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Old 02-17-2016, 08:10 PM
 
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No, as shown, even factoring in Houston's humidity, Phoenix still feels hotter. You are going to feel hotter in Phoenix than in Houston. So if you are going for comfort (less severe summers) then Houston is the way to go. Only a demon from the 9th Circle of Hell would find the hotter feeling summers of Phoenix more comfortable.
Phoenix is more comfortable to me and it's not close.

That is because humidity is not comfortable to me.

I don't understand why it is a difficult concept for you. I do not care which one had a higher great index. They had zero meaning to me. None at all.

I do not care which one is "hotter". I care about humidity.

I prefer the dry heat over humid heat. It is more comfortable to me. May not be for everyone, but it is for me.

You do not get to tell others what they enjoy or find more comfortable.

A personal preference is nothing you can every be "right " about.
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