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Old 11-11-2017, 07:28 AM
 
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That's exactly how I feel about NYC.
NYC's climate is fine for the city. Sophisticated cities should not be too warm.
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Old 11-11-2017, 08:39 AM
 
Location: Gatineau, Québec
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NYC's climate is fine for the city. Sophisticated cities should not be too warm.
Well, weather that is too hot is not always conducive to dressing stylishly...
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Old 11-11-2017, 02:56 PM
 
Location: Top of the South (Motueka), NZ
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I disagree. I don't think Auckland really suits it's climate. It feels like quite a coastal city and should therefore be a lot warmer and more tropical feeling. Auckland doesn't feel like it should be 16C and raining for most of the winter
Does being on the coast mean Invercargill should be tropical feeling?

What about Auckland doesn't feel like it should be 16C and rain during winter?
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Old 11-11-2017, 05:32 PM
BMI
 
Location: Ontario
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Sochi, Russia

Planted exotic trees makes it look like a warm year round paradise but is actually
rainy with a cool winter, average winter highs only about 9 or 10C, not 16-17C like southern Spain,
or even 14-15C like the French Riviera, both much drier too.
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Old 11-12-2017, 03:00 AM
 
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In old days, hot places had very low productivity. Now with AC it has changed, and many companies like to station in warm places.
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Old 11-12-2017, 05:15 PM
 
Location: Seattle WA, USA
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On street view Magadan, Russia looks somewhat warm.

https://www.google.com/maps/@59.5628...7i13312!8i6656
https://www.google.com/maps/@59.5644...7i13312!8i6656
https://www.google.com/maps/@59.5661...7i13312!8i6656

but then you realize that the photo were taken in Jun rather than Apr
Climate Table

also this city looks older than it appears too, it was only founded in 1930, but the Stalinist architecture gives it a more classical feel.

and a look at how barren and cold it looks outside the city, remember this is in Jun.
https://www.google.com/maps/@59.5646...7i13312!8i6656
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Old 11-12-2017, 05:28 PM
 
Location: Seattle WA, USA
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Sochi, Russia

Planted exotic trees makes it look like a warm year round paradise but is actually
rainy with a cool winter, average winter highs only about 9 or 10C, not 16-17C like southern Spain,
or even 14-15C like the French Riviera, both much drier too.
That is true, Tuapse just to the north of Sochi, has vegetation that better represents the actual climate.

https://www.google.com/maps/@44.0996...7i13312!8i6656
https://www.google.com/maps/@44.0944...7i13312!8i6656
https://www.google.com/maps/@44.0972...7i13312!8i6656

But nope Sochi looks like it is hundreds of miles further south.
https://www.google.com/maps/@43.5821...7i13312!8i6656
https://www.google.com/maps/@43.5811...7i13312!8i6656
https://www.google.com/maps/@43.5886...7i13312!8i6656
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Old 11-12-2017, 08:00 PM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
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NYC's climate is fine for the city. Sophisticated cities should not be too warm.
Agreed, but they also shouldn't be too cool.
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Old Yesterday, 09:45 AM
 
Location: Great Britain
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Originally Posted by Ethereal

For me, NYC never "felt how it looks". Perhaps because it's Italianate at many parts, so you'd imagine a Med climate.
New York gets much more severe weather, and often very cold winters. As do lots of cities in North America such as Chicago and Toronto.

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Old Yesterday, 04:06 PM
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Location: NYntarctica
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Yeah places like Greenwich Village, Fort Greene, Bed-Stuy, you woldn't expect them from New York's climate. These places look like they could be somewhere in Italy, not NYC
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