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View Poll Results: Which place has better weather
Seattle 48 43.64%
New York City 62 56.36%
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Old 04-30-2008, 12:39 PM
 
Location: AZ
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Humidity is hell to me.

Sorry I'll take the clouds in Seattle any second of any day.
Seattle is quite humid, minus the short summer.
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Old 04-30-2008, 01:27 PM
 
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In terms of relative humidity, Olympia, WA is the most humid city in the US. And it's only 60 miles from Seattle. Seattle is quite clammy most of the year and very uncomfortable.
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Old 04-30-2008, 01:30 PM
 
Location: Originally Fayetteville, Arkansas/ now Seattle, Washington!
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Seattle is quite humid, minus the short summer.
You can't feel it though. It doesn't feel humid at all, which is cool, because it might be 90 outside and i'm not sweating, then i go back home to Arkansas and its 80, and i'm sweating like crazy!
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Old 04-30-2008, 01:30 PM
 
Location: AZ
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In terms of relative humidity, Olympia, WA is the most humid city in the US. And it's only 60 miles from Seattle. Seattle is quite clammy most of the year and very uncomfortable.
Id agree. Both times Ive been there, its been quite humid. Its not so horrible because its not hot, but you can most definitely feel the moisture in the air.
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Old 04-30-2008, 04:02 PM
 
Location: Seattle
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Seattle. It is cloudy 277 days a year (which would explain why the indie rock music that originates there can be the most depressing in America, rivaled by Portland, OR).
it's not cloudy 277 days a year. It's cloudy 201 days a year and these 201 cloudy days include mostly cloudy days
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Old 04-30-2008, 04:14 PM
 
Location: Seattle
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Seattle has cold drizzle and clouds from September through June then July through August partly cloudy and slightly warmer.
Seattle doesn't have cold drizzle and clouds from September through June. People exaggerate too much

March 2008
12 sunny (include mostly sunny and partly cloudy) 19 cloudy (include mostly cloudy)
February 2008
11 sunny, 18 cloudy
January 2008
8 sunny, 23 cloudy
December 2007
8 sunny, 23 cloudy
November 2007
10 sunny, 20 cloudy
October 2007
13 sunny, 18 cloudy
September 2007
19 sunny, 11 cloudy
August 2007
21 sunny, 10 cloudy
July 2007
21 sunny, 10 cloudy
June 2007
13 sunny, 17 cloudy (that was a terrible June)
May 2007
20 sunny, 11 cloudy
April 2007
12 sunny, 18 cloudy
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Old 04-30-2008, 05:49 PM
 
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Uhhh...I think I'm going to go with NYC. Natural light has got to be one of the most refreshing things known to mankind.
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Old 04-30-2008, 06:16 PM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
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Seattle is quite humid, minus the short summer.
SF is also also deemed humid as well but its cold. There's a difference between that muggy, wet heat back east and the marine layer we have out west.

Not the same in the least.
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Old 04-30-2008, 06:18 PM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
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Uhhh...I think I'm going to go with NYC. Natural light has got to be one of the most refreshing things known to mankind.
One thing I hated about living in NYC was the summer. Its cloudy and rainy one minute and clear the next. The common thread is the humidity-sticky and so uncomfortable.

I love NY for many reasons but weather is definitely not one of them.
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Old 04-30-2008, 06:19 PM
 
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One thing I hated about living in NYC was the summer. Its cloudy and rainy one minute and clear the next. The common thread is the humidity-sticky and so uncomfortable.

I love NY for many reasons but weather is definitely not one of them.
Well, summer is summer...it's a season for a reason. There's just something homogenous (not only) about the Pacific Northwest. If you think the humidity is bad in NYC you have a low tolerance, because (I proudly say) there is nothing quite like Gulf Coast humidity.
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