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View Poll Results: Which has a better collection of climates?
The U.K. 44 35.77%
The U.S. South 79 64.23%
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Old 05-29-2016, 01:16 PM
 
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I thought you simply chose the two because they result in the most heated debates...

Yes, but because they are so distinct (U.K for having such mild winters for their latitude and having a very stable climate while the U.S. South gets crazy anomalous cold snaps for their latitude in winter and being prone to torndoes in spring and summer and hurricanes in summer and fall).

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Old 05-29-2016, 01:19 PM
 
Location: New York
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The U.K. is geographically smaller, but it's about as expansive as the U.S. South, so I'd say the comparison is fair, although it's one that's been done to death.
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Old 05-29-2016, 01:26 PM
 
Location: C: Home R: Monroe CT, Climate:Dfa
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The US south by a mile because every climate in the UK is awful especially Glasgow which doesn't have much of a summer while Miami is much warmer and receives more sun even though Miami receives more rain. If there is rain it better come in the form of thunder storms not the typical weak showers in Glasgow.
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Old 05-29-2016, 01:43 PM
 
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I prefer the American South
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Old 05-29-2016, 01:48 PM
 
Location: Lexington, KY
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That's like comparing the UK to the rest of Europe!!
Nowhere in Europe has summers like the US South.
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Old 05-29-2016, 02:14 PM
 
Location: York
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US South. Nowhere in the UK gets a summer. Or at least warm sunny weather, with a bit of humidity and storms.

Unless of course you please prefer the cool, cloudy summers that is...
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Old 05-29-2016, 02:23 PM
 
Location: Paris
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The US South is superior in about every aspect apart from winter temps (overall) imo. Then again a place like Lexington or Louisville would be preferable to even Aviemore in winter. Summer isn't even up to debate. The US South it is, no brainer for me.



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I'll take London fog over the south's heat and culture any day.
London hasn't been a particularly foggy place since the 50s though.
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Old 05-29-2016, 02:38 PM
 
Location: Lizard Lick, NC
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The US South is superior in about every aspect apart from winter temps (overall) imo. Then again a place like Lexington or Louisville would be preferable to even Aviemore in winter. Summer isn't even up to debate. The US South it is, no brainer for me.




London hasn't been a particularly foggy place since the 50s though.
Still superior to UK in Winter temps. London struggled to get a 68 degree day till may. On average our first is in janaury. Not too mention warmer highs almost everywhere in the US south. Winter is superior, summer is superior, and the shoulder seasons superior. Tbh don't know what the op expected out of this thread.
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Old 05-29-2016, 02:39 PM
 
Location: Paris
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My ideal climate is Davenport, IA. The colder, the better, unless it's colder than Iowa. I despise 70°F days in winter.
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Old 05-29-2016, 02:45 PM
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Location: Surrey/London
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Still superior to UK in Winter temps. London struggled to get a 68 degree day till may. On average our first is in janaury. Not too mention warmer highs almost everywhere in the US south. Winter is superior, summer is superior, and the shoulder seasons superior. Tbh don't know what the op expected out of this thread.
Obviously another thread set up so people can bash the UK again, as if there aren't enough of those already.
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