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Old 11-19-2017, 11:58 PM
 
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To me, winters in Chicago are brutal whereas the heat in Miami is more monotonous. It's a different type of discomfort. One hurts you to be outside, requires you to wear a lot of layers, and stay inside. The other, gets old after months and months.

So with that, I'd say Miami is better.
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Old 11-20-2017, 12:27 AM
 
Location: North America
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Chicago is a dump. Miami is better.
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Old 11-20-2017, 09:55 AM
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I live in the hottest major city in the US, and I still choose no winter
Me, too. Dealing w/ boots, heavy coats, scarves, snow tires, shoveling snow, de-icing, cold cars, slipping and falling and other things was more difficult than 108 degrees.
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Old 11-20-2017, 10:07 AM
 
Location: Clemson, SC by way of Tyler,TX
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No, I hate the heat. 4 seasons.
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Old 11-20-2017, 11:02 AM
 
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Most prefer in between. We see it all the time in Florida, people move here from someplace up north for the eight months of summer only to leave after a few years of not being able to deal with the consistent humidity and move halfway back, hence the nickname "halfbackers". A moderate four season climate with equal seasons that aren't off the charts of extreme is probably best to most (i.e. the Carolinas, Tennessee, Virginia).
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Old 11-20-2017, 11:15 AM
 
Location: Aurora, CO
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Honestly if those were my only two choices I'd probably down a bottle of strychnine.

I did the 3-4 months of crappy hot & humid weather for 12 years. That was about 10 years too long. When you combine incessant days of 90-100 degree highs and 70-75 degree lows with an area that has almost nothing worthwhile to do outdoors it gets old fast.
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Old 11-20-2017, 11:27 AM
 
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Honestly if those were my only two choices I'd probably down a bottle of strychnine.

I did the 3-4 months of crappy hot & humid weather for 12 years. That was about 10 years too long. When you combine incessant days of 90-100 degree highs and 70-75 degree lows with an area that has almost nothing worthwhile to do outdoors it gets old fast.
The Miami area has probably the most amount of things to do outdoors anywhere in the USA, granted mostly around the water and you will need a boat.
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Old 11-20-2017, 08:21 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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4 seasons. Grew up in Miami. What a rat hole, and the weather is just one if its issues. I'll be down there for Thanksgiving and the weather is not a thing I look forward to. Actually, I wish we would have snow when I get back to Minnesota. I want snow already, dammit!
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Old 11-20-2017, 08:25 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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The Miami area has probably the most amount of things to do outdoors anywhere in the USA, granted mostly around the water and you will need a boat.
Umm no. I could do more things outside in Minneapolis than in Miami. Anything you can do in Miami, I can do in a Minneapolis lake from late May to mid September, unless its literally ocean specific. Then in winter, you can go participate in winter sports which are IMPOSSIBLE in Miami. Los Angeles also has more to do with mountains AND beaches. Miami is great for beach stuff but lets not act like its got much else outdoorsy. Yea you can hike in the "woods" sure, but you can do that anywhere else and you'd likely have prettier trees anyway.
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Old 11-20-2017, 08:30 PM
 
Location: Crappyville,PA
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I would chose Miami weather. I don't mind a little bit of winter weather, but not 5-6 months a year of it. I also prefer palm trees and sunshine over leafless trees, gray skies and gloom.
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