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Old 03-31-2008, 11:37 PM
 
Location: Twin Cities, Minnesota
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I would think Minnesota because it seems to stay frigid for a very long time and it is terribly humid in the summer. However, Minnesota is the only really bad weather I have ever witnessed. I'm sure Alaska or Maine can get worse. What are your thoughts?
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Old 04-01-2008, 12:14 AM
 
Location: So. Dak.
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My vote is also for Minnesota and it's maybe because their weather is more familiar to me then some of the other states are. It seems like the states that get the lake effect snow have a lot more snow then Minn., but the northern part of the state often gets the honor of being the icebox of the nation.
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Old 04-01-2008, 03:15 AM
 
Location: Seattle
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Minnesota and Illinois for sure. It's frigid there late November through early April
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Old 04-01-2008, 06:14 AM
 
Location: still in exile......
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South Florida, miserably hot and humid from early march- early december and a wicked hurricane season and "pop-up" thunderstorms every day during summer.


btw, HAPPY B-DAY DANNYBANANY!!!!!
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Old 04-01-2008, 09:04 AM
 
Location: Southeast Idaho
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I think it's rather vague. Somewhere with extreme drought can be considered just as bad as some place with frigid cold due to the consequences that follow.

Not to mention personal preference. Myself I'd choose to live through colder temps than I would heat & humidity combined.
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Old 04-01-2008, 09:32 AM
 
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Personally, I don't think IL is that bad. From watching the weather channel - it seems the plains states get a lot of really hot and really cold extremes.
My personal h*ll - FL from May til

sorry - clicked too early - September. SO hot and humid and the hurricane seasons.

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Old 04-01-2008, 10:05 AM
 
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Minnesota and Illinois for sure. It's frigid there late November through early April

I have to agree on Illinois; unbelievably cold winters,& down in southern Illinois they get brutal ice storms. It seems that Spring & Fall don't last too long- we go from freezing temps to hot every year.
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Old 04-01-2008, 11:07 AM
 
Location: AZ
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Minnesota and Illinois for sure. It's frigid there late November through early April
Ooooh, some places have cold weather for 4 months... yeah... real horrible. Sure beats the gloomy/rain/drizzle/crap that the PacNW gets most of the year. Its been drizzly the last 2 days here and I was about to pull my hair out, I dont know how you guys put up with that HELL up there.
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Old 04-01-2008, 11:14 AM
 
Location: AZ
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I have to agree on Illinois; unbelievably cold winters,& down in southern Illinois they get brutal ice storms. It seems that Spring & Fall don't last too long- we go from freezing temps to hot every year.
Our winters are nowhere near the coldest or snowiest... not even close. So why did you choose IL? Nor our are summer temps remotely as hot or as humid as the rest of the country. And to top it off, our ice storms are pretty mild compared to those elsewhere in the country. Ever seen the ice storms they get in MO or OK? Northern TX?

Ok, back on track here.... I think its nearly impossible to find one single place with the worst weather. Every place has its pros and cons. While some have bad winters (ie MN, AK, NH, etc), others have nice winters (ie FL, SoCal, Hawaii). Some states have nice summers (ie MI, NH, etc), others have hell summers (ie TX, AZ, FL, etc). Some states get pounded by hurricanes, others with tornadoes. Some get earthquakes, some get ravaged by fires. Some get slogged with mudslides, others with brutalizing droughts. Some get obnoxiously hot dry heat, others get cooler but swampy humid heat. Every state has bad weather in one form or another, no place is better than the next.
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Old 04-01-2008, 01:30 PM
 
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True. It just depends on what you like. I like Minnesota.
The southwest would be my pick on bad weather. Lots of people and lack of rain might catch up with them eventually.
Water seems to be somewhat important in sustaining life. That's what I've heard, anyway.
To the OP, I doubt that Maine gets any "worse" than Minnesota. It has the ocean to keep it toned down a bit. The extreme northern part might be an exception, but there isn't much of a population there.
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