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View Poll Results: Madrid climate vs Washington DC climate.
Washington DC 28 45.16%
Madrid 34 54.84%
Voters: 62. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 10-21-2013, 07:57 AM
 
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Washington DC (1981-2010) :



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Washington DC has much higher dew point in the summer, Madrid has very very low dew point.

I prefer Washington DC climate because it's more varied, summer are warmer, more humid with handsome thunderstorms, short warm rain some days and the seasons are more defined.

Madrid climate is too dry and boring in my opinion.

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Old 10-21-2013, 08:01 AM
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Madrid. Winters are too cold and icy in DC.
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:05 AM
 
Location: Segovia, central Spain, 1230 m asl, Csb Mediterranean with strong continental influence, 40º43 N
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Looks like average lows in summer months are too muggy in Washington DC, so I prefer Madrid.
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:08 AM
 
Location: London, UK
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I'll take humidity into consideration and ignore the thunderstorms so Madrid.
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:13 AM
 
Location: York
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Washington DC. Hotter summers and more potential for heat in every season. The winters aren't that cold either. The high's aren't much lower than here, and the lows aren't that bad anyway.
A typical January afternoon in DC would feel warmer than a typical January afternoon pretty much anywhere in the UK.

I agree with above re Madrid. It's just too dry and boring.
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:14 AM
 
Location: Segovia, central Spain, 1230 m asl, Csb Mediterranean with strong continental influence, 40º43 N
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Madrid climate is to dry and boring in my opinion.
Once you move to northwest a few tens of kilometres, there is a mountain range wich brings colder, cloudier and rainier weather.
Take a look at my posts I usually try to write here.
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:21 AM
 
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Once you move to northwest a few tens of kilometres, there is a mountain range wich brings colder, cloudier and rainier weather.
Take a look at my posts I usually try to write here.
Hy overdrive1979, I don't like northwest pacific climate because it's cool and I hate the drizzle.
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:33 AM
 
Location: Segovia, central Spain, 1230 m asl, Csb Mediterranean with strong continental influence, 40º43 N
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Hy overdrive1979, I don't like northwest pacific climate because it's cool and I hate the drizzle.
Drizzle is not uncommon but quite rare around here.
Most of rainfall tend to be convective between late April to mid September, and stratiform the rest of the year, except when northwest winds bring us orographic rainfall sometimes during autumn, winter and early spring.

P.D. I live 60 km away northwest to Madrid, in the north slope of Guadarrama mountain range.
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:34 AM
 
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Washington DC. Hotter summers and more potential for heat in every season. The winters aren't that cold either. The high's aren't much lower than here, and the lows aren't that bad anyway.
A typical January afternoon in DC would feel warmer than a typical January afternoon pretty much anywhere in the UK.

I agree with above re Madrid. It's just too dry and boring.
Hy dean york, I aggre with you, Washington DC winter are not frosty.
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:36 AM
 
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Drizzle is not uncommon but quite rare around here.
Most of rainfall tend to be convective between late April to mid September, and stratiform the rest of the year, except when northwest winds bring us orographic rainfall sometimes during autumn, winter and early spring.

P.D. I live 60 km away northwest to Madrid.
Sorry, I thought that you spoke about the northwest of the United States.

Does exist a place in Spain with convective warm rain in the summer ?
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