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Old 02-15-2018, 06:59 PM
 
Location: New York Metropolitan Area
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Im gonna say Virginia and Maryland have solid, yet pretty mild, 4 seasons compared to their northern and southern counterparts.
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Old 02-15-2018, 07:06 PM
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Location: Saint Paul, MN
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Yep. You get the cold, but very little snow.
What's worse is days completely below freezing without any snow at all. That's happened several times already this winter in Denton, where I used to live. It happened a few times in November here and it was just crappy unnecessary weather. I don't mind below freezing weather, I actually enjoy it in winter, as long as its not brutal, but there needs to be snow to go with it or it's a waste.
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Old 02-15-2018, 07:08 PM
 
Location: Denver
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It seems like there's a big swath of the eastern US that gets fairly representative 4 season climates, but do you guys prefer the climate in the western part (Missouri / Iowa) with the more dramatic weather and more drastic swings in temperatures or do you prefer the eastern part (Ohio / Pennsylvania) where the weather is more predictable and steady / stagnant?
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Old 02-16-2018, 07:03 PM
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Location: Clemson, SC by way of Tyler,TX
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What's worse is days completely below freezing without any snow at all. That's happened several times already this winter in Denton, where I used to live. It happened a few times in November here and it was just crappy unnecessary weather. I don't mind below freezing weather, I actually enjoy it in winter, as long as its not brutal, but there needs to be snow to go with it or it's a waste.
Yep, also generally got more ice than snow.

Snowed here yesterday and it's basically gone. Will snow on Monday. Can't wait.
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Old 02-17-2018, 10:09 AM
 
Location: Cataumet, MA/Gastonia, NC
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How much snow do you get? I don't think Charlotte gets anything more than an occasional dusting.
I have a home in the Charlotte area. Average about 5"-6" of snow per Winter. Have already had 7" so far this season. More than a dusting, but still not too much. I love the snow, so it's not a big deal for me, lol.
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Old 02-17-2018, 10:10 AM
 
Location: Cataumet, MA/Gastonia, NC
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I'd say off of the top of my head North Carolina, Virginia, and New Mexico.
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Old 02-17-2018, 12:06 PM
 
Location: IN
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Certainly not the upper South or lower Midwest. Horrid hot/humid summers, pitch dark excessively damp winters, and definitely not distinctive seasons. Based on the fact that the US is a southern latitude country compared to most of Europe and Canada, I'm going to have to go with areas 43N northward east of the Rockies. Yes, you contend with real winters, but the other three seasons are very mild overall, the downside being a slower progression toward Spring some years.
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Old 02-17-2018, 03:44 PM
 
Location: Erie, PA
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People are throwing out southern and even southwestern states which are nice but have too weak of winters imho. My personal picks are Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan. You get all 4 distinct seasons. Summer up here is more "summery" than winter is "wintry" down south. I personally need a cold winter. I did the whole mild but chilly southern winter thing and its pretty lame rarely having snow.
Agree

It's not "4 seasons" with a mild winter.

Agree with the above picks and would add to the list: Northern Maine, Vermont, Upstate NY, NW Pennsylvania. All places with good winters and snow
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Old 02-18-2018, 10:04 AM
 
Location: Wonderland
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LOL "four seasons" is a very subjective term. So is "mild winter." For instance, some would say that Maryland has mild winters but others would say they are pretty intense because they do get some snow each year and are colder than, say, Georgia or Texas winters. I personally think of winters in northern Maine, Vermont, upstate NY, etc to be extreme and long and too much so to "qualify" for a moderate four season year.
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Old 02-18-2018, 08:09 PM
 
Location: Atlanta
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How much snow do you get? I don't think Charlotte gets anything more than an occasional dusting.
This shows how ignorant you are about an area of the Country you not only hate, but assume that you know after living in the exurbs of Atlanta. What you don't know about the Piedmont region could fill a library.

Charlotte routinely receives more snow than any other major Metro area between DC & Texas.

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