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View Poll Results: Choose a subarctic climate
Sodankylä, Finland 0 0%
Tromsø, Norway 2 9.09%
Labrador City, Canada 1 4.55%
Yellowknife, Canda 1 4.55%
Valdez, Alaska, USA 2 9.09%
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia 2 9.09%
Oymyakon, Russia 0 0%
St. Anthony, Canada 0 0%
Moosonee, Canada 0 0%
Rovaniemi, Finland 0 0%
Riksgränsen, Sweden 0 0%
Khanty-Masniysk, Russia 2 9.09%
Samedan, Switzerland 1 4.55%
Alta, Utah, USA 4 18.18%
Nain, Canada 0 0%
North Pole, Alaska 2 9.09%
Arosa, Switzerland 2 9.09%
Pleasant Camp, Canada 3 13.64%
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Old 08-18-2013, 04:58 PM
 
Location: Germany
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So, here are 18 very different subarctic climates and you have to decide, which is the best. I know that Alta is only bordering on a subarctic climate, but since it misses the criteria by only 0.1C or so, I included it nontheless.

So here they are:

Sodankylä - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Tromsø - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Labrador City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Yellowknife - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Valdez, Alaska - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Oymyakon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

St. Anthony, Newfoundland and Labrador - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Moosonee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Rovaniemi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Riksgränsen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Khanty-Mansiysk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Samedan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Alta, Utah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Nain, Newfoundland and Labrador - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

North Pole, Alaska - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Arosa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Pleasant Camp - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Old 08-18-2013, 05:07 PM
 
Location: Lincoln, NE
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I had it between Rovaniemi and North Pole... those summers are pretty toasty for Alaska so I'm going with North Pole.
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Old 08-18-2013, 05:16 PM
 
Location: Salt Lake City
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If Alta, Utah just "borders on" being a subarctic climate, it gets my vote. I am not a cold-weather lover by any stretch of the imagination. At any rate, here's Alta, Utah in the summertime:
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Old 08-18-2013, 05:19 PM
 
Location: North West Northern Ireland.
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North pole for me too, I like places with a long winter but with a warm summer. I also like to have winter starting in October too.
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Old 08-18-2013, 05:21 PM
 
Location: Germany
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For me, it's probably a decision between Sodankylä, Rovaniemi, Nain, Labrador City, Valdez and Riksgränsen... of those 5 Labrador City the best combination of temperature and precipitation. The problem with Labrador City is that it's actually not gloomy enough and even a bit cold in winter. I think I will need some time to decide.

@North Pole: it's a quite unique place. June is the warmest month, August is way colder than June and July, winter starts in September. October is colder than March, November colder than February (!) and December colder than January.... really strange. unfortunately it's way too dry...
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Old 08-18-2013, 05:34 PM
 
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Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. It is mild for being subarctic but doesn't get regular thaws like Valdez etc
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Old 08-18-2013, 05:46 PM
 
Location: London, UK
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Alta!
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Old 08-18-2013, 05:55 PM
 
Location: Buxton UK
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Alta 4 sure.
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Old 08-18-2013, 05:57 PM
 
Location: Germany
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Originally Posted by Caleb Yeung View Post
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. It is mild for being subarctic but doesn't get regular thaws like Valdez etc
you should also consider Severo-Kurilsk then. It's subarctic, too, but even milder than Petropavlovsk and with much more stable weather than Valdez (so less thaw)... Additionally, it has more precipitation than Petropavlovsk (so probably also more snow) and it snows literally every day in winter. I just forgot to add it to the poll... -.-

Severo-Kurilsk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 08-18-2013, 06:18 PM
 
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Not listed but I go with Whitehorse, Yukon.
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