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View Poll Results: Which climate would you choose: Medicine Hat or Harbin
Medicine Hat 24 82.76%
Harbin 5 17.24%
Voters: 29. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-09-2011, 09:05 PM
 
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How does the sunniest city in Canada compare with one of the sunnier cities in China?

Which would you choose?

Medicine Hat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Harbin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

I'd go for Medicine Hat for the milder winters and occasional chinook winds.
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Old 11-09-2011, 09:15 PM
 
Location: Toronto
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Would have to go with the warmer Medicine Hat; Harbin is pretty much like Winnipeg -- that's sure one cold climate for it's latitude.
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Old 11-09-2011, 09:27 PM
 
Location: Wellington and North of South
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Medicine Hat narrowly - Harbin's slightly higher sunshine isn't enough to compensate for a 1.5C lower mean temp. and higher rainfall. Both too cold of course.
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Old 11-09-2011, 09:42 PM
 
Location: Toronto
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The sunshine hours based on totals, are hardly that much noticeably different, but Harbin having its spread more evenly (and having quite sunny winters) seems to be the thing that jumps out to me.
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Old 11-09-2011, 09:45 PM
 
Location: Leeds, UK
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Medicine Hat; summers are cooler.

Harbin has OK winter temperatures with lengthy snow cover.. Chinook winds would get irritating after a while.. but still Medicine Hat
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Old 11-09-2011, 09:48 PM
 
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Harbin has stable temperatures during the winter, so it has the ice festival every year. In Medicine hat, however, I am afraid the occasional warm days will destroy any ice sculpture.

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Old 11-09-2011, 09:54 PM
 
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There are ice and snow sculpture events in many Canadian cities though -- the most famous being the Quebec city carnaval.
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Old 11-09-2011, 10:04 PM
 
Location: New York City
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Medicine Hat for being slightly warmer.

Harbin is probably a much more interesting city, though.
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Old 11-09-2011, 10:13 PM
 
Location: Singapore
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I choose Harbin. Medicine Hat is too dry overall and winters aren't that long.
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Old 11-09-2011, 10:30 PM
 
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Medicine hat no question, love that place when I go to alberta and the snows gone and its 10 above while back home its white everywhere.
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