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Old 04-01-2017, 04:18 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Denver. Snow season can be a little long, but winters aren't bitter like they are in the Upper Midwest. Summers are mild with daytime highs in the 80s and 90s. Spring and fall are variable. Could be 70 one day and 40 the next.

Snow in October and in May are not that rare in Denver, though, which kind of ruins its "4 seasons" in my opinion. Its still a good option, though. I just think its a little too unstable, more so than the Midwest.
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Old 04-01-2017, 04:20 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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The Upper South, Mid-Atlantic, New England and Midwest are the best for four seasons. I personally prefer the Upper Midwest's distinct form of seasons.
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Old 04-01-2017, 04:24 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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I would have to vote for my hometown, Kansas City, MO. We have extreme weather here. In fact, I know that people from other parts of the country could not handle the weather here. I'm a college counselor, and I've have students through the years from the East and Wests coasts and the Deep South actually quit school and go home because they cannot hack the extreme weather here.

Spring: It's usually cool and wet, but it late Spring we have tornado season. (We're located in Tornado Alley.). The violent thunderstorms usually freaks out the kids from the East and West coasts.

Summer: It can be blazing hot, especially in August. The temps can reach more than 110 for several weeks on end and the humidity can be more than 90%. Asthmatics have problems breathing here during the summer because the air is too thick.

Fall: It can be just as beautiful as New England.

Winter: This is the bane of the students from the South and the West coasts. In January, it can reach -30 below and we can have frequent snow storms that dump nearly a foot of snow. (We're also long overdue for an ice storm.) Occasionally, we have blizzards. About 4 or 5 years ago, a storm dumped more than 2 feet of snow on us in 24 hours. Typically, the snow storms leave about 6 or 7 inches.

The record low for Kansas City is -23. You're making it sound like its Minneapolis, which is also not that cold usually.
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Old 04-03-2017, 07:17 PM
 
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The problem with New England being in the running for a four season climate is Central N.E. is a Five season climate with a mud season between Winter and Spring, Spring lasts about three weeks. Northern N.E. has three seasons with no Spring. this April it was 22 degrees for a high this weekend with 22 inches of snow on top of 20 inch's of glacier ice .The first of May it will be 80 degrees and then Black Fly season .
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Old 04-04-2017, 06:12 AM
 
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Here in New England, we have all four seasons. They are all very distinct from other parts of the year.
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Old 04-04-2017, 07:42 AM
 
Location: Indianapolis, IN
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Metro Atlanta has four real seasons! I know many do not realize it since we are in the Deep South, but we also have a high average elevation (second highest major city in the country behind Denver).

We have in Atlanta: Mild winters, but it can get quite cold and we even get a little measureable snow; summers that can get quite hot, but fade into memory after June, July, and August; and best of all the longest and most beautiful springs and falls. In April, Atlanta is a painter's pallet of gorgeous azaleas and dogwood blossoms. In the autumn, Atlanta's urban forest is ablaze with color: oranges, golds, scarlets. The weather is often PERFECT in the spring and fall, too: low to mid 70's. Some people may feel that lovely Atlanta doesn't get enough snow for their tastes, but I think that Atlanta has the PERFECT four season climate!
October/November is like heaven on earth for me in Atlanta. My FAVORITE time of year!
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Old 04-04-2017, 07:59 PM
 
Location: Wonderland
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Here in northeast we have four seasons:

Nearly Summer
Summer
Still Summer
Christmas
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Old 04-04-2017, 11:02 PM
 
Location: Denver
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Albuquerque,New Mexico is my favorite 4 seasons climate.
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Denver. Snow season can be a little long, but winters aren't bitter like they are in the Upper Midwest. Summers are mild with daytime highs in the 80s and 90s. Spring and fall are variable. Could be 70 one day and 40 the next.
I disagree with these. 1, neither have an equal 3 month split of each season, and 2. spring and fall are very ill defined. For instance, what season is CO in at the moment? It's snowing and below freezing and things are leafed out. In CO, we get winter and summer, but not a REAL spring and fall.

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Ohio.
This would be my vote for the "centroid" of the 4 season climate, with the evenest 3 month split for the seasons. MN and WI have too long of winters.
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Old 04-05-2017, 03:58 AM
 
Location: Newark, NJ
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Newark, nj
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Old 04-05-2017, 05:48 AM
 
Location: Windsor Ontario/Colchester Ontario
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The record low for Kansas City is -23. You're making it sound like its Minneapolis, which is also not that cold usually.
Also temps of 110 for weeks on end is pretty improbable, unless you live in arizona.
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