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Old 08-02-2016, 06:27 AM
 
Location: Downtown Phoenix, AZ
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Really, when you are talking about a place that is more humid, you should focus on dewpoint rather than % relative humidity, dewpoint measures how much water is in the air.

For example, 80 with a dewpoint of 70(75% relative humidity) would actually be LESS humid than 90 with a dewpoint of 75(63% relative humidity), due to air with a 75 dewpoint having more water vapor in it.

In conclusion, the answer is St Louis
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Old 08-23-2016, 12:09 PM
 
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Twin Cities (Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN) has the most pleasant summers in the Midwest.
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Old 08-23-2016, 01:10 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Twin Cities (Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN) has the most pleasant summers in the Midwest.
Honestly they have my perfect climate for my liking. Just two hours north in St. Cloud and the winters and early-mid spring are too cold for my liking. Go to Duluth, the summers are too cool. Minneapolis does the 4 seasons well.
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Old 08-23-2016, 01:59 PM
 
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Twin Cities (Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN) has the most pleasant summers in the Midwest.
Both weeks.

Honestly, it seems like most Midwestern cities have hot and humid spells of summer, they just last different lengths of time, and it's pretty easy to figure out which ones are hotter and more humid: the further south the hotter, the further east the more humid, though I don't think there's much difference between the belt of cities in the lower midwest from KC to Cincinnati in my experience.
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Old 08-23-2016, 03:15 PM
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" Midwestern cities with hot and humid summers"

All of them.
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Old 08-23-2016, 05:18 PM
 
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" Midwestern cities with hot and humid summers"

All of them.
'cept Rapid City and Duluth.
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Old 08-23-2016, 05:47 PM
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'cept Rapid City and Duluth.
Well, Rapid is more Plains or even western than midwest, and Duluth. . . .
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" Midwestern cities with hot and humid summers"

All of them.
well if you're used to Colorado summers...

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here's a mean dewpoint map

PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State U

click on monthly values, choose July to the right of temporal variabl
on mean dewpoint for climate variable.

If 63F is your thershold for humid; all of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, part of northern Indian and northern half of Ohio doesn't have humid summers. And part of northern Illinois, including Chicago... problem with this number is Midwestern humidity is variable, lots of days much more humid than average. In July around midday, the dewpoint in Chicago is above 67F about 25% of the time

IEM :: Automated Data Plotter
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Old 08-23-2016, 07:47 PM
 
Location: IN
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Both weeks.

Honestly, it seems like most Midwestern cities have hot and humid spells of summer, they just last different lengths of time, and it's pretty easy to figure out which ones are hotter and more humid: the further south the hotter, the further east the more humid, though I don't think there's much difference between the belt of cities in the lower midwest from KC to Cincinnati in my experience.
Further east along the Ohio River the average annual precipitation amounts are higher with amounts spread fairly evenly throughout the year. Last year I recorded 62.00'' of precipitation. High temperatures above 95F are not frequent above 800-1000ft elevation and low temperatures below 0F are not frequent either. Elevation is an important factor, even 500ft can make a difference at the base of the river compared to the surrounding wooded hillside. I hate the heat as I prefer the climate of the UP of Michigan and the Pacific Northwest closer to the coast compared to most areas of the US.

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Old 10-03-2016, 04:53 PM
 
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From most humid to least humid:

St. Louis, MO
Kansas City, MO
Chicago, IL
Milwaukee, WI
Des Moines, IA
Omaha, NE
Minneapolis, MN
Where does Indianapolis and Columbus (OH) fit in that list when it comes to humidity?
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