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Old 12-02-2011, 09:42 PM
 
Location: IN
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How about Maine???? Maine is absolutely beautiful, has wonderful restaurants, great art, lots to do and wonderful weather !
Better weather in the hills with slightly cooler temps and humidity levels
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Old 12-02-2011, 11:00 PM
 
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The upper midwest.
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Old 12-02-2011, 11:09 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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Upstate NY, Northern New England, Northern Michigan, Upper Midwest, PNW, and much of coastal Alaska.
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Old 12-02-2011, 11:14 PM
 
Location: Western Massachusetts
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Upstate NY, Northern New England, Northern Michigan, Upper Midwest, PNW, and much of coastal Alaska.
Unless you hate humidity, I go with Northern New England over the PNW as you get more interesting weather and storms than the Pacific Northwest which has few storms or rain, just some low bland stratus cloud and drizzle in between the mostly sunny days.
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Old 12-02-2011, 11:18 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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Unless you hate humidity, I go with Northern New England over the PNW as you get more interesting weather and storms than the Pacific Northwest which has few storms or rain, just some low bland stratus cloud and drizzle in between the mostly sunny days.
With exception to years such as this one, I thought it was generally sunny and dry in the PNW.

I do enjoy thunderstorms, but I could live without them if it means comfortable summers.
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Old 12-03-2011, 01:01 PM
 
Location: Western Massachusetts
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With exception to years such as this one, I thought it was generally sunny and dry in the PNW.

I do enjoy thunderstorms, but I could live without them if it means comfortable summers.
Yea, it is usually sunny and dry in the PNW. That what I was trying to say in my post. It's not constantly sunny (sunshine is 60-70 %) so that's why said occasional stratus cloud and drizzle. My point was that if you wanted interesting summer weather, New England is a better choice while the PNW is pleasant but bland.

Also, the summer mornings in the PNW are rather chilly, but that's probably not a minus for you.
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Old 12-04-2011, 11:25 AM
 
Location: Vancouver, Canada
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From my perspective, there's relatively little bad summer weather outside of Alaska, Texas and some of the low-lying, the inland south-west. I've mostly traveled to the US in summer and enjoyed the pleasantness of the PNW, the steamy swimming-weather of the South, the hot, dry, occasionally stormy weather of inland west and the cool dry summers of the Pacific coast.

Cape Hatteras has great summers in my opinon; warm, humid, reasonably wet, but breezier than the mainland.
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Old 12-04-2011, 12:25 PM
 
Location: The State Of California
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Hawaii anywhere in Hawaii
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Old 12-04-2011, 12:32 PM
 
Location: Seattle, Washington
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Hawaii anywhere in Hawaii
Even excessively rainy Hilo?

Of those I have personally experienced:

Eastern Washington has pretty darn good summers. Hot, dry air. Very sunny. Cools down into the 60s and 50s at night after a hot day, very very very little rain. No humidity. Excellence.

The worst I've ever experienced was Missouri. WAY too hot and humid.

Western Washington has pretty good summers too. A little more humid than I prefer, more chance for rain and fog, but overall not too bad at all.
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Old 12-04-2011, 12:36 PM
 
Location: Leeds, UK
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Northern New England for the interesting weather without the stifling heat, Washington west of the Cascades for temperature only but very dry..
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