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Old 03-28-2016, 04:46 PM
 
Location: East of the Sun, West of the Moon
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It think an important factor that is often overlooked is the seasonal duration of the combination of heat and humidity. Maine and Florida both have hot and humid summers, but Maine's humid 'summer' is about 8 months shorter than Florida's.
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Old 03-28-2016, 06:11 PM
 
Location: Tempe, AZ
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Somewhere halfway through the Great Plains, halfway through the mainland from Texas to North Dakota, it gets humid. Maybe it has to do with the Gulf of Mexico sending humidity North...? The humid areas don't appear to come up until the Gulf is directly south of the area you are referring to, though I could be wrong as to why that happens though.

I personally thought New York City had good summers. Humid yes, but tolerable. I was there at the end of May last year and the weather was perfect. Sunny, clear, highs in the 80s... Perfect for the concerts I was attending It honestly felt like a dream, it was pleasant especially knowing that I was about to return to triple digits shortly... A short little paradise for me.

For me the humidity begins to get too much around the D.C. area during the summer. I have zero tolerance for humidity (as you can see by my location) and that's just too much for me. If I were to look out East for somewhere to live, I would probably look only North of Baltimore give or take. Draw a line from Baltimore all the way to Colorado and look above it. The South is just too much for me personally.

I heard the Midwest has amazing summers. Like Chicago. I've never been there, but then they have those winters so you have to decide if that's worth it.
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Old 03-28-2016, 07:26 PM
 
Location: Southern California
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Oregon and Washington have "relatively dry and great weather"?
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Old 03-29-2016, 06:55 AM
 
Location: East of the Sun, West of the Moon
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Oregon and Washington have "relatively dry and great weather"?
Considering that much if not the majority of those states are semi-arid or arid...

And the rainy parts are in the dry season during the warmest part of the year.
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