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View Poll Results: Minneapolis vs. Seattle vs. Boston
Seattle 20 32.79%
Boston 24 39.34%
Minneapolis 17 27.87%
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Old 08-22-2013, 03:18 PM
 
Location: Long Island/NYC
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I hate them all, but it's a toss up between Boston and Seattle.

Seattle's mild winters are enticing, but Boston is more interesting overall with superior summers, idk.
Boston it is.
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Old 08-22-2013, 03:42 PM
 
Location: Top of the South, NZ
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Seattle for me. It's all about the winter for me, and Boston and Minneapolis have long cold winters.
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Old 08-23-2013, 02:32 AM
 
Location: York
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Seattle. Mild winters and warm, sunny summers.
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Old 01-13-2014, 08:47 AM
 
Location: Bothell, Washington
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Someone mentioned Boston and Minneapolis having better annual weather, and that is totally, absolutely untrue. They have much worse winters (much, much colder, sun does not matter when you are talking about extremely cold weather) and hot, humid summers. Seattle's summers are very mild with low humidity- very comfortable. Combine that with mild winters where the landscape remains green- not dead and brown or snow covered as it is in these other two places- and Seattle is the clear winner.
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Old 01-13-2014, 08:53 AM
 
Location: Broward County, FL
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Someone mentioned Boston and Minneapolis having better annual weather, and that is totally, absolutely untrue. They have much worse winters (much, much colder, sun does not matter when you are talking about extremely cold weather) and hot, humid summers. Seattle's summers are very mild with low humidity- very comfortable. Combine that with mild winters where the landscape remains green- not dead and brown or snow covered as it is in these other two places- and Seattle is the clear winner.
It's a good thing different people have different preferences, right?

To me, Minneapolis' 4 season weather is vastly superior to the "winter" (more like fall) of Seattle, although Seattle summers look very pleasant.
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Old 01-13-2014, 09:30 AM
 
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Minneapolis over Boston

Warmer summers highs, and more extremes than Boston. Sunnier. More thunderstroms, colder snowier winters by far.... Seattle isn't even on my radar. I find absolutely nothing interesting about Seattle and it's no show summers and winters.



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Old 01-28-2014, 09:12 AM
 
Location: Hamburg, Germany
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Minneapolis is out of question for me.
Boston is too sunny for my taste. Plus summers are on the hot side. Since I prefer grey winters and sunny summers, Boston seems to me particularly wet in summer, which I dislike.
Summers in Seattle are way more comfy and I like the fact that it is not that rainy in summer (very low number of precipitation days).
Now temperature- wise, Boston is the best among the other 2. The 4 seasons are well defined with snow in winter, cool fall and spring and hot in summer. Temperatures in Seattle are a bit boring (maybe because it is oceanic climate).
Just because I like 4 distinct seasons, I will have to go for Boston.
Seattle is pretty good though, only if winters were a bit colder.
Boston >> 60% ; Seattle >> 40% (remaining 0% for Minneapolis ).
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Old 01-28-2014, 12:10 PM
 
Location: Lexington, KY
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This thread is like if I'd committed a heinous crime and had to choose my punishment.

It would have to be Boston. It has less extreme cold than Minneapolis, but unlike Seattle, still something vaguely resembling summer.
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Old 01-29-2014, 02:09 AM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
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Seattle.

Warmer winters, drier/less humid summers...

Boston and Minneapolis are F climates for me.
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Old 04-21-2014, 05:40 PM
 
Location: Paris, le-de-France, France / Terre Haute, IN
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Seattle and Boston are both my top favorite cities, hard to choose!
But I'm picking Seattle for being less sunshine hours
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