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View Poll Results: Which city has your most ideal weather.
Atlanta 15 4.98%
Denver 22 7.31%
Houston 6 1.99%
Miami 24 7.97%
Minneapolis 28 9.30%
New Orleans 4 1.33%
New York 21 6.98%
St. Louis 7 2.33%
San Diego 114 37.87%
San Francisco 37 12.29%
Seattle 17 5.65%
Washington D.C. 6 1.99%
Voters: 301. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 09-28-2012, 07:26 PM
 
Location: The Magnolia City
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I find it interesting (and sterotypical) that the only place you call "wet" is Seattle. Yet on the annual rainfall list, it's 8th out of your 12 cities.
A lot of those cities simply have short periods of strong rainfall, unlike the long bouts of drizzle and mist that Seattle is known for.

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Miami-Honolulu-San Diego are like brothers and cousins
I'm not seeing how Miami fits in.
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Old 09-28-2012, 07:32 PM
 
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This poll has SF and SD, but not LA. Hellooooo.

LA.
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Old 09-28-2012, 07:52 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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This poll has SF and SD, but not LA. Hellooooo.

LA.
SD has the same weather pretty much.
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Old 09-28-2012, 08:46 PM
 
Location: The Magnolia City
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SD has the same weather pretty much.
Not exactly. Los Angeles seems to be significantly warmer:

Climate Comparison for Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA
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Old 09-28-2012, 08:55 PM
 
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Not exactly. Los Angeles seems to be significantly warmer:

Climate Comparison for Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA
Depends on what weather station data you use.

Los Angeles Airport (LAX) climate data averages are cooler than San Diego,
however "downtown" Los Angeles weather station averages are warmer,
due to being more inland and city heat island effect.
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Old 09-28-2012, 09:24 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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Not exactly. Los Angeles seems to be significantly warmer:

Climate Comparison for Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA
You're comparing inland (LA) to coastal (SD) temps. DT LA is much farther inland and away from the water than SD, which is on the bay.
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Old 09-28-2012, 10:58 PM
 
Location: The Magnolia City
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You're comparing inland (LA) to coastal (SD) temps. DT LA is much farther inland and away from the water than SD, which is on the bay.
Okay? This discussion is about these particular cities, right? No one said anything about only comparing select parts of each area.

To be fair, though, if one were to use Santa Monica instead, San Diego would end up being the warmer city:

Climate Comparison for Santa Monica, CA and San Diego, CA
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Old 09-29-2012, 12:17 AM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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Okay? This discussion is about these particular cities, right? No one said anything about only comparing select parts of each area.

To be fair, though, if one were to use Santa Monica instead, San Diego would end up being the warmer city:

Climate Comparison for Santa Monica, CA and San Diego, CA
Yes and SD and LA being such large cities both cover coastal and inland areas its probably makes more sense to compare similar microclimates in each city right? If you're not familiar with how climates work in coastal CA's metro's I can understand why that might not be apparent though. Even then downtown SD is not directly on the Pacific like Santa Monica which likely accounts for the 2 degree average difference in temp but either way they both still have the same climate.
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Old 09-29-2012, 09:35 AM
 
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Yes and SD and LA being such large cities both cover coastal and inland areas its probably makes more sense to compare similar microclimates in each city right? If you're not familiar with how climates work in coastal CA's metro's I can understand why that might not be apparent though. Even then downtown SD is not directly on the Pacific like Santa Monica which likely accounts for the 2 degree average difference in temp but either way they both still have the same climate.
I do understand how they work, but I'm sure the weather data in the OP represents the city center. He could've included LA.
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Old 09-29-2012, 11:29 AM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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I do understand how they work, but I'm sure the weather data in the OP represents the city center. He could've included LA.
They have pretty much the same climate so what's the point in listing two cities with identical climate? It's like listing Philly and NYC.
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