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Old 11-05-2016, 09:53 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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I've never made weather a criteria for where I live, I honestly don't care that much what the weather is like, but apparently it is very important to a lot of people.
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Old 11-05-2016, 10:05 PM
 
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I never really thought about the weather until I moved to the pnw. I love the weather here. The rain doesn't bother me one bit and I love that winter is more or less over by late February.
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Old 11-05-2016, 11:30 PM
 
Location: Clemson, SC by way of Tyler,TX
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Lived in Texas almost all my life. Left for DC and am very happy with the weather. Our current highs range from the 50s-60s, which is perfect for fall. Alot of Texas is still in the 80s for highs.
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Old 11-06-2016, 12:51 AM
 
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I've lived in Memphis, Tampa, Jacksonville, Atlanta, Dallas and Phoenix. I can't handle cold weather on a regular basis and will never move north of tennessee or north carolina. I hated Dallas weather because of the major swings. For example it would be 55 1 day and 75 the next. Very windy and would ice every winter. PHX was great for 7 months of the year, but hot as hell in the summer, this is coming from someone who loves florida weather. Atlanta was probably my favorite climate but just didn't particularly like the big city life. My ideal location would probably be jacksonville. There's just something about below 40 degree weather that kills my soul.
The temperature swings you have in Dallas occur throughout the the entire Eastern US; far south locales (South Texas, peninsular Florida), along with areas close to the Gulf/South Atlantic are the places where the swings are minimized.

You seem to not like cold weather; in that case, you'd be better of choosing Tampa rather than Jacksonville.
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Old 11-07-2016, 06:31 AM
 
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Still living in FL right now. My ideal temperature range is anywhere from 40-84 degrees, though with some snow/cooler days mixed in.

November to March in FL is usually pretty nice, but April and October are mediocre (though I do like being able to swim at those times) and May to September are just bad. I'm hoping to eventually not be in FL at all during summer months. People obviously all have different preferences, but I would say Cleveland where I grew up, only has 3 months where it's excessively cold, and even the ice hikes and winter sports during that time are pretty unique/invigorating plus it's so nice when it starts thawing out. I love the rhythm of seasons. FL on the other hand probably has 6, maybe 7 months that are too hot to be able to truly enjoy the outdoors.

FL as a whole isn't bad, but the three things that sometimes get me are the flatness and heat and COL.

Minneapolis seems nice and I don't have a problem with the winter temps but the summer there seems like it could get more hot/humid than the rest of the Great Lakes IMO. The summer temps in like the North Shore/Duluth area seem quite ideal though.
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Old 11-09-2016, 10:06 AM
 
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There are only a few areas I wouldn't live in due to climate/weather: New Orleans, anywhere in the desert, and the Pacific Northwest. As for other places, climate would be taken into consideration to some extent, but not a big one. I love the climate I'm in now (Charlotte). 4 distinct seasons with no extremes with the right balance of sun and rain. But I could live in Minneapolis, Orlando, Chicago, or Tampa and be perfectly content with the weather. As long as I can dress accordingly, I'm fine in about any climate.
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Old 11-09-2016, 12:55 PM
 
Location: East Coast of the United States
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Lived in Texas almost all my life. Left for DC and am very happy with the weather. Our current highs range from the 50s-60s, which is perfect for fall. Alot of Texas is still in the 80s for highs.
I am fine with the weather in the DC area for the most part, except for the hot & humid summer days. I really don't care for that.

I spend my time outdoors mostly in the mornings and evenings during that time and am good to go.
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