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View Poll Results: NYC vs Grenoble
New York City 21 53.85%
Grenoble 18 46.15%
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Old 09-12-2013, 02:58 PM
 
Location: Paris
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NYC, it's less maritime despite being near the sea instead of the mountains. I prefer it in every way except sunshine.


When it's windy, due to its location, Grenoble can get impressively warm nights compared to its normals because of adiabatic heating:
Meteociel - Observations Grenoble/agglo Le Versoud (38) - donnes mto de la station - Tableaux horaires en temps rel

In the 30s apart from midnight and 1 am, 90F at 7 am. Notice the temp drop when wind eases.
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Old 09-12-2013, 03:55 PM
 
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NYC, it's less maritime despite being near the sea instead of the mountains. I prefer it in every way except sunshine.


When it's windy, due to its location, Grenoble can get impressively warm nights compared to its normals because of adiabatic heating:
Meteociel - Observations Grenoble/agglo Le Versoud (38) - donnes mto de la station - Tableaux horaires en temps rel

In the 30s apart from midnight and 1 am, 90F at 7 am. Notice the temp drop when wind eases.
Yes, in Koppen the climate of NYC is a CFA climate.

The climate of Grenoble is a CFB climate (oceanic climate).

NYC night are more oppresive than Grenoble night, NYC see nights with 30C temperature with 38C heat index august 2006 for example.
NYC hottest min temperature are 30C in La Guardia the July 19 2013, July 6 1999 and August 2 2006.
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Old 09-14-2013, 12:02 PM
 
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NYC wins at the moment.
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Old 09-14-2013, 12:18 PM
 
Location: New Brunswick
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NYC by a bit. I don't know how much snow Grenoble gets but even if it gets less than NYC the hotter summers make up for it. Not to mention less cloud.
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Old 09-14-2013, 12:29 PM
 
Location: Mid Atlantic USA
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You seem obsessed with comparing French and US climates.

I thought I was gonna pick Grenoble easily, but I forgot the winter is cold there.

Probably go with NY due to the slightly warmer Spring and Summer.
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Old 09-14-2013, 01:59 PM
 
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You seem obsessed with comparing French and US climates.

I thought I was gonna pick Grenoble easily, but I forgot the winter is cold there.

Probably go with NY due to the slightly warmer Spring and Summer.
Hello Tom Falcons.
Summer in NYC are much more hot on average than Grenoble summer.
And the humidity make fell like hotter.
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Old 09-22-2013, 12:05 PM
 
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NYC wins at the moment.
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Old 04-18-2014, 07:25 PM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
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Grenoble.

Warmer winters and less humid/wet sunnier, milder summers...
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Old 04-18-2014, 09:00 PM
 
Location: Perth, Western Australia
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Both climates are quite nice imo but NYC wins on all counts. Has warmer summers, colder winters and is warmer overall. Also has more precipitation and is likely snowier in winter with more thunderstorms in summer. NYC has additional sunshine (especially so in winter which I also prefer) even when you take into account the overestimation of American sunshine recording instruments.
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Old 04-18-2014, 09:16 PM
 
Location: Live in NY State, work in CT
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I thought I was gonna pick Grenoble easily, but I forgot the winter is cold there.
Didn't Grenoble host a Winter Olympics? (1968 I believe)

Were they the warmest city to host one until Vancouver and Sochi?
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