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Old 08-02-2017, 07:32 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Yeah, the American climate for four seasons sucks a lot of times because of the terrible humidity. But the Mid-Atlantic probably deals with the extremes of summer and winter the best. In Philly, summers are not completely terrible; we get breaks from the extreme heat and humidity (not so much DC and Richmond). And winters are perfect IMO. A few storms a year, fun in the snow, and then it goes away!

In my opinion, the most quintessential four seasons climates kind of NEED some humidity. Because its not just about the temperature but also the rainfall and lets face it, while humidity sucks, the gorgeous foliage that it brings makes up for it. The only real "green" places out west are in the damp Northwest. Most of the west is a bit on the brown side and doesn't have the lushness that the eastern and central states have.
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Old 08-02-2017, 07:36 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Minneapolis. The lakes and parks allow you to really maximise each season.
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Old 08-03-2017, 06:59 AM
 
Location: Wonderland
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Philadelphia, but Southeastern Pennsylvania in general. You have nice spring weather, hot humid summers, beautiful autumn temperatures and amazing foliage, and mild/ cold winters with some snow.


I would say the Mid-Atlantic region has the best taste of all 4 seasons because none of them are too extreme.
The Mid Atlantic region is my very favorite region weather wise! I love the four seasons there. They all seem to be exactly three months long too.

But just a bit further south is northern Virginia and I think that's the sweetest spot when it comes to four seasons.
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Old 08-03-2017, 07:57 AM
 
Location: Center City
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Fall in Philly is pretty sweet.


https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=v9ObdkAKtsg
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Old 08-03-2017, 02:38 PM
 
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San Diego
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Old 08-03-2017, 02:44 PM
 
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
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Denver, CO.
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Old 08-03-2017, 04:08 PM
 
Location: Capitol Hill - Seattle
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I'm going to throw a vote out there for the Spokane WA / Coeur d' Alene ID area; the inland part of the Northwest does have a true 4 season climate and plenty of great alpine lakes and ski hills to enjoy. Reliably hot/dry summers, snowy/cold winters with fall and spring falling in the middle somewhere.
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Old 08-03-2017, 05:38 PM
 
Location: Northeast Suburbs of PITTSBURGH
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Philadelphia, but Southeastern Pennsylvania in general. You have nice spring weather, hot humid summers, beautiful autumn temperatures and amazing foliage, and mild/ cold winters with some snow.


I would say the Mid-Atlantic region has the best taste of all 4 seasons because none of them are too extreme.
See, I think Philadelphias summers are awful. Too hot and humid as well as too long.

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I disagree, Philly winters for example can last 4 to 5 months. A bit further south from DC south to the I-40/I-85 cities in NC is probably the sweet spot for four seasons evenly divided and not to the extreme in any. If one desires snowfall the Baltimore area is probably as far north as one would want without Winter "runover" involving a shorter Fall or Spring, or both.
Some winters, Philadelphia doesn't even have a winter IMO.



I think if you were more inland or north is a better representation. Pittsburghs winters are much longer than Phillys and much milder in the summer. Scranton also has a better climate, but hey I like cool weather and snow. Seems like to me Philly only gets one big snow a year and it melts quickly away
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Old 08-03-2017, 05:42 PM
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Location: Ontario
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See, I think Philadelphias summers are awful. Too hot and humid as well as too long.



Some winters, Philadelphia doesn't even have a winter IMO.



I think if you were more inland or north is a better representation. Pittsburghs winters are much longer than Phillys and much milder in the summer. Scranton also has a better climate, but hey I like cool weather and snow. Seems like to me Philly only gets one big snow a year and it melts quickly away
Yes, Scranton, almost identical temps to where I live in Ontario.
Good four season climate.
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Old 08-03-2017, 08:07 PM
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Location: Foot of the Rockies
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Without a doubt, our city for sure. Summers hot and dry & not very humid, Indians Summers, extreme cold and snow isn't very consistent in the city itself.

While the East Coast was digging out of a blizzard in March, it was 80+ degrees out here. I couldn't believe it.
"Indian" Summer is the greatest here in Denver.

The midwest has summers that are a bit less humid than the Atlantic coast area. I'm saying (just for weather mind you), Iowa; Madison WI for town and weather. Winters can be severe though.
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