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Old 10-24-2017, 10:31 AM
 
Location: "The Dirty Irv" Irving, TX
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Initially I would have said maybe, but considering that Atlanta basically meets these requirements I would say no since Atlanta doesn't really have 4 seasons. I mean they sort of technically do, but they don't usually get a real winter.

For the south, I would consider parts of VA to have have 4 season weather (with mild winters)

I would also consider a place like Boise, Idaho to have true 4 season weather with a real winter (although usually on the more mild side)

Boise has an average December low of 24 (25 in January) and and Average July high of 91. This seemingly small difference in lows ( means that while Boise only gets 11 inches of total precipitation a year, you get about 19-25 inches of snow. Compared to most of the north (or even the rest of Idaho) this is pretty mild.

Look at Atlanta, you get 50 inches of rain a year, but only about 2 inches of snow, which is nothing for a place that wet.
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Old 10-24-2017, 11:02 AM
 
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To me, true 4 season weather includes a significant number of weeks with snow on the ground and frozen lakes/ponds thick enough to walk on.
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Old 10-24-2017, 11:06 AM
 
Location: Salt Lake City
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Assume the average low of the coldest month is 30 and the average high of the hottest month is 90 and precipitation and humidity are not extreme outliers. If so, what places fit this criteria?
To me, four seasons means one of them is snowy.
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Old 10-25-2017, 05:52 AM
 
Location: Terramaria
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Perspective... I was born and raised in Wyoming.

If there's not snow stuck to the ground for weeks/months on end, it's not "winter". And I *Vastly* prefer my summers to not need AC, anything over 80 is pure misery for me. Given that most of the southern US is in the subtropics, I don't feel like they have any claim of "4 seasons":



I'd add another divide to that map by adding the "Subarctic" zone between the temperate and arctic zones, as most people don't consider Fairbanks, the Yukon, most of Scandanavia and a good portion of Siberia to be "temperate". Those are a mirror of the subtropics in that there are sort of four seasons, but summers are short and there are few hot days, and of course the winters are long and snowy there. I'd probably draw the line around 55 degrees North and South, but of course the it can very by longitude, with places like southern Scandanavia and most of Scotland being temperate while southeastern Siberia and northern Ontario/Quebec/Labrador aren't IMO.
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Old 10-25-2017, 08:06 AM
 
Location: Clemson, SC by way of Tyler,TX
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When I think of ď4 seasonsĒ I think of

Spring- Pleasant temperatures during the day, a bit nippy at night, and some rain

Summer- Nice & hot, feels great to swim, and need to run A/C all summer

Fall- Again pleasant temperatures during the day, chilly at night, sweatpants & hoodie weather for sure.

Winter- Obviously cold, some snow, have that fireplace burning and cuddle time.

Now, I know this isnít what everyone thinks, but growing up in Southern Indiana, this is about how it was, and I think itís a good representation of 4 seasons. So a lot of place would fit this description, especially the Midwest, East Coast, etc...
About what I expect. My expectations:

Spring - highs 75-83, lows 49-65
Summer - highs 85-95, lows 70s
Fall - highs 55-78, lows 40s or below
Winter - highs 30-50, lows - really cold.
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Old 10-25-2017, 08:23 AM
 
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About what I expect. My expectations:

Spring - highs 75-83, lows 49-65
Summer - highs 85-95, lows 70s
Fall - highs 55-78, lows 40s or below
Winter - highs 30-50, lows - really cold.
It's interesting that you expect Fall to be colder than Spring. Because if you use the traditional months for each season (March/April/May for Spring and September/October/November for Fall) then Fall is warmer than Spring everywhere in the USA.
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Old 10-25-2017, 09:11 AM
 
Location: Seattle WA, USA
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That sounds like Seattle where average highs range from 45 in January to 73 in August, and lows range from 36 to 55. We certainly have seasons. https://www.usclimatedata.com/climat...tates/uswa0395
no not like Seattle, but it does sound similar to southeastern WA/northeastern OR/northern ID or southwestern OR.

Kennewick, WA: 89.3F - 28.0F
Walla Walla, WA: 89.6F - 28.5F
The Dalles, OR: 87.5F - 30.2F
Arlington, OR: 90.6F - 28.0F
Lewiston, ID: 89.3F - 28.0F

Medford, OR: 90.7F - 32.7F
Ashland, OR: 87.6F - 29.2F
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Old 10-26-2017, 04:47 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Definitely. Many southern cities in places like North Georgia, Oklahoma, North Texas fit that mold.
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