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View Poll Results: Which climate is best for you?
Comfortville 32 44.44%
Tropicana 19 26.39%
Mistee 17 23.61%
Icee Rock 4 5.56%
Voters: 72. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 06-05-2013, 09:15 PM
 
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Imagine the earth didn't tilt as it revolved around the earth; therefore seasons don't exist. I created four different types of climates based on this scenario.

Comfortville is a basic office climate with daily highs of 70 F and lows of 60 F with no standard deviation whatsoever. Sunshine is constant except for an occasional morning marine layer that manages to burn off by 10AM. No history of precipitation has EVER been recorded in Comfortville.

Mistee is a very temperate maritime climate with lots of cold rain (rarely heavy though- mostly light to moderate but very frequent), very little sunshine and constant temperatures in the upper 40s and lower 50s F with very little standard deviation. Averages only 1 or 2 sunny days a month and it has never recorded a temperature above 67 F or below 38 F. No snow has ever been recorded in Mistee. Despite the frequent rainfall, there has also has ONLY been ONE thunderstorm recorded in the entire history of Mistee and the locals mistook it for a bomb attack when they heard thunder and saw the flashes of lightning. Most days will be cloudy with drizzle or light rain and constant winds of 10-20 mph. Heavier winds are also rare but so are calm days with no wind.

Tropicana is a tropical humid climate with lots of sunshine and lots of rain (mostly in the form of afternoon thunderstorms preceeded and followed by the hot, humid sunshine) but they also get an average of 1-2 hurricanes a year and a major hurricane every 3-5 years. Unlike many real tropical humid climates, there is also no drier season or even a slightly cooler season. So no break from the humidity, rain, or heat except the nights cool off from the lower 90s to the upper 70s on a regular basis. Low standard deviations also with no temperature ever recorded lower than 65 F. Only time that daytime highs do NOT exceed 86 F is during a hurricane or tropical storm.

Icee Cap is a constant icecap climate with temperatures that hover between -10 F during the day and -20 F at night. It has never had a gone above 0 F but does get colder spells when it gets down to -40 F at night (their record low). It gets very little precipitation with an average of one very light snow per month and it's sunny most of the time otherwise. Needless to say, the snow never melts so it's a glacier/icecap climate. It is very sunny most of the the time but there are light winds of 10-15 mph most of the time adding a windchill making it feel even colder. Sometimes stronger winds come creating blowing snow causing the "illusion" of a blizzard but it has never gotten more than 5 inches of snow in one event.

OKAY- now- look at the stats and then VOTE for the one you'd like to live in the most. For extra credit, rank them in order of your first to last choice! Also for more extra credit, name a location anywhere in the world that each of the climates is most similar to.
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Battle of four different types of "seasonless" climates....-comfortville-.jpg   Battle of four different types of "seasonless" climates....-mistee.jpg   Battle of four different types of "seasonless" climates....-tropicana.jpg   Battle of four different types of "seasonless" climates....-iceerock.jpg  

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Old 06-05-2013, 10:36 PM
 
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As much as I complain about "boring" weather here in California, I think I'd choose Comfortville over the other three as there is no "break" from the gloomy conditions of Mistee or the humidity and searing heat of Tropicana and Icee Cap is just wayyyy too cold.

My order of choices would be, 1) Comfortville 2) Tropicana (I would love the thunderstorms but hate the extreme heat and humidity all year round every day 3) Mistee- a bit depressing but I'd make sure to get out on that rare sunny day and enjoy it and then 4) Icee Cap- I'd just stay inside most of the time and wear a lotta warm clothes when I had to go out. They'd all be livable but not ideal for me.
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Old 06-05-2013, 11:20 PM
 
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Comfortville easily, but if Tropicana was just three degrees cooler it would be great.
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Old 06-05-2013, 11:29 PM
 
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I would go with Tropicana if the temperatures were 10F lower in every month.

Comfortville wins out of these though. Easy choice!
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Old 06-06-2013, 12:07 AM
 
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I would go with Tropicana if the temperatures were 10F lower in every month.

Comfortville wins out of these though. Easy choice!
I would too but I had to make the heat of Tropicana "uncomfortably hot with the humidity," YEAR ROUND and add the major hurricanes to make this poll a real choice for those who prefer "weather."

So far, everyone's picked Comfortville- Where are the REAL weather enthusiasts?
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Old 06-06-2013, 12:10 AM
 
Location: Seattle, Washington
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Yuck I don't like any of them. If I had to choose, I would go with Comfortville, as absolutely boring and monotonous as it is.
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Old 06-06-2013, 02:51 AM
 
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1. Mistee

2. Icee Rock

3. Comfortville

4. Tropicana
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Old 06-06-2013, 06:38 AM
 
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same as caleb yeung
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Old 06-06-2013, 09:42 AM
 
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I choose Icee Rock, seeing as if I had to choose one I'd rather sacrifice summer than sacrifice winter. A constant -10F to -20F actually isn't that bad, and the snowpack would provide plenty of recreational opportunities. The wind and occasional blizzard conditions would add interest that the other climates lack.

Anyway, coming in second for me is Mistee, with comfortable albeit rainy weather year-round. That isn't that bad, either, but I'd yearn for some snow after a while, hence why I picked the ice cap. Tropicana is horrendous, and Comfortville is too warm to sleep comfortably at night, not to mention the toasty combination of 70F and bright sunshine. Comfortville would live up to its name if it was 10F colder and if there was more cloud cover, but I still wouldn't really like it.

You made a good poll, Adrianna.
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Old 06-06-2013, 10:06 AM
 
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Tossup between Icee Rock and Mistee. I'll go with Icee Rock. Icee Rock is first, followed by Mistee, then Comfortville, then the Z-grade climate of Tropicana. Mistee is like a perpetual Seattle winter, but a bit warmer. Comfortville is most similar to an office building. Icee Rock is like who knows, 50,000 feet ASL in the tropics?
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