U.S. States With the Worst Weather


The Top Ten

1 Oklahoma Oklahoma

Why do I still live here. Most tornados and earthquakes in the US. Run

Literal tornadoes all the time. The temperature can range from below freezing in the morning to piping hot in the afternoon. We do not have winter wardrobes or summer wardrobes. We just have to check the temperature for the day.

We have tornados earthquakes floods hail thunderstorms. Just yesterday I saw a tree fall down in the middle of the road because of 90mph winds.

One of the unpredictable weather in the US. It could be really hot by 2pm and by 6pm same day, it could be really cold. Tornadoes, earthquakes, freezing rain. It that crazy

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2 Iowa Iowa Iowa is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States, bordered by the Mississippi River on the east and the Missouri River and the Big Sioux River on the west.

Tornadoes, blizzards, thunderstorms, hail etc; - cfb

And when its 90 percent humid all you can smell is pig farms yep real nice folks

Often five to ten degrees below zero in the winter and well near or above one hundred in the summer.. not to mention the storms of all varieties - the only things we're missing are hurricanes and earthquakes

Although the state is really good, the weather is very bipolar. - JakePlaid

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3 Texas Texas Texas is a state in the USA. It is the second largest by area and population. Its largest city is Houston.

Months of heat in the summer where it's near or above 100 degrees, and it doesn't cool off at night. Wind most of the year that makes it uncomfortable to take walks. Surprisingly cold and windy in the winter, but no snow, just grey. Often there's no real spring or fall. Tornadoes, mosquitoes, and fire ants don't help either. I can't stand still in my yard without getting swarmed by fire-ants. I've lived on both coasts at various latitudes, and I've lived in the southwest. Texas has the worst weather by far. There's ALWAYS a reason that you can't go outside.

When you go through all 4 seasons in 7 days you know Texas has to have the worst weather

From 100 degree weather to severe storms with tornadoes within minutes - Johnnyt800

It's 22 degrees where I live in Texas right now, and there's no snow :'(

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4 Alaska Alaska Alaska is a U.S. state situated in the northwest extremity of the Americas. The Canadian administrative divisions of British Columbia and Yukon border the state to the east; it has a maritime border with Russia to the west across the Bering Strait.

Great weather for polar bears. For people, not so much.

Don't go outside with wet hair, that's all I have to say

5 Kansas Kansas Kansas is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern United States. It is named after the Kansa Native American tribe, which inhabited the area.

Hot humid summers, freezing cold winters. Rains all spring. Better like the indoors here! (In the basement due to tornadoes! )

You'll wake up and it'll be 60 degrees and sunny and by noon there will be a blizzard, by far the worst weather in America

6 Colorado Colorado Colorado is a state in the United States encompassing most of the Southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.

I used to go to college in Durango. September definitely is the most beautiful month. I do not think the summer heat is that bad there and it is a dry heat but then again I was born in the Phoenix area. It is rarely over 100 in most parts of Colorado. The snow and the cold are pretty bad and also parts of Colorado can get quite windy. I think the temperature range is the worst part. The high can be 75 and the low can be 40. The winters are beautiful but the price of that beauty is shoveling snow, slippery roads, defrosting cars, etc.

Flat out cold, snowy, and a biting wind from Late October through the middle of May, can be quite warm with mid-high 90s in the Summer, basically there are two actually pleasant months: September, and October.

I have seen it Sunny, Rainy, and Snowy all in one day. Y'all shouldn't come here, it sucks!

7 Missouri Missouri Missouri is a state located in the Midwestern United States. It is the 21st most extensive, and the 18th most populous of the fifty states.

Joplin Tornado. enough said - bobbythebrony

One word. Humid.

It's misery

8 Nebraska Nebraska Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States. Its state capital is Lincoln.

There are some states with colder winters and some with hotter summers than Nebraska gets, but I've never been to a state that gets unbearably miserable heat and bitter cold like NE. The summers are humid and can hover in the mid to upper 90s (and a few years ago there were days and days in the 100s), and the winters are usually within 20 degrees above or below 0 (-16 in my hometown the other night! ) with bitter wind. Oh, and also the tornadoes.

Nebraska has the most Bi Polar weather in the WORLD. No joke it was gray and overcast for 10 minutes with a heavy rainfall. After that 10 minutes it looked like the sky hadn't been cloudy for a week. Nothing but straight sunshine.

Blistering hot one day, then the next day you have to wear a coat. Tornado Valley, floods, dry spells, snow, ice...we have it all!

Cold then hot; tornadoes - cfb

9 Illinois Illinois Illinois is a state in the midwestern region of the United States. It is the 5th most populous state and 25th largest state in terms of land area, and is often noted as a microcosm of the entire country.

Hot and incredibly humid in the summer, and the winters are full of ice storms.

Weather is not THAT bad. Nice four seasons. Northern Il., where I live does not have excessive bug populations. What is terrible about Illinois is the GOVERNMENT. Would flee for that reason alone!

Wind. lots of storms - cfb

Tornados, all the time...

10 Washington Washington Washington is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States located north of Oregon, west of Idaho, and south of the Canadian province of British Columbia on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. It is the only state named after a president.

I grew up in Seattle and am used to it, but this winter it was as if a grey blanket was draped over us for 8 7 months straight. It drizzles or rains almost every day. It's depressing. The summers are PERFECT, though.

Rain for 8 months straight. During the winter months, the sun doesn't come up until 9am. Even then, it's usually too cloudy to see the sun. Sunset is at 4pm for months at a time. Everything is always just cold and damp. All. The. Time.

Rain all the time - cfb

Depression central. Going to move out!

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The Contenders

11 Arizona Arizona

Its like living somewhere where the sun literally wants you dead. You go inside in April and can come back out in October

I live in Arizona and it feels like I'm being burned whenever I go outside.

Why is this 13 should be at least number five - bjinmaro64

Oh my god the summers, our air conditioning broke down and it was 121F
and because it's so dry, our winters can go down to 20F

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12 Florida Florida

I'm stuck here near the Gulf of Mexico. Summer is absolutely miserable with no temp change except when it rains. When it rains, the temperature drops into the mid 80's, and after the intense lightning storm every afternoon, the humidity spike back up even higher. The humidity is so constant, you feel unproductive. You can sit outside, doing nothing and within a minute or two you are sweating like a pig. No wonder AC was invented here. There are almost no seasons with central Florida going into the 60's during winter. Florida is nothing but heat and humidity.

I totally disagree. I love living in Florida. I love the warm weather. I hate being cold and would never want to live where it snows. We do get a lot of afternoon showers in the summer, but it's a gorgeous state to live in. I am always outdoors. There are many parks, the beaches, theme parks, etc. I just love it here!

I moved from Florida up north to escape the heat. There are no seasons - unless you count hurricane season - then expect to get with tornadoes and downpours almost daily. The humidity makes you feel like you are breathing in a wet towel.

This should be number one humidity is awful especially during the summer. Temperatures virtually feel like the 100s. Almost always the warmest spot in the country during the Winter with 80 degree temperatures. At least Arizoma has dry heat and it gets colder in the winter. Without AC one can not survive in a Florida. And on top of that Hurricane Season is a pain in the ass. At least I am moving in a few years.

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13 Michigan Michigan

I hate living in Michigan and can't wait to move. It's either too hot, too cold, snowing, raining, humid, or windy. Not to mention full of liberals. The state and local governments of any major city are strong on affirmative action and it shows in the culture and attitude of it's employees.

Winters are the worst- constant gloomy, grey sky. This past January the sun did not come out for the entire month. Pretty much only guaranteed decent weather June-September.

Love my home state. Come to Oklahoma then you will know what 100 degrees feels like. Hot, humid, no wind blowing, tormandos that always hits at night.

100 in the summer, -20 in the winter.

14 Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

Northeastern PA has the worst weather climate I have ever lived in. If its not raining then its probably snowing but one thing for sure its almost always overcast and gloomy. Very depressing.

Weather here is the WORST. One day it's 60 degrees and warm, the next it's snowing. If you want a state with normal weather, don't come here, because you've come to the wrong place.

Rain, clouds, more rain and clouds. Very depressing.

15 Ohio Ohio Ohio is a state in the midwestern region of the United States. Ohio is the 34th largest by area, the 7th most populous, and the 10th most densely populated of the 50 United States.

Very cloudy and rainy

Welcome to Ohio! Where the sun shines three days a year!

Bad weather from...
North. Lake (Michigan) effect snow
South. Florida gulf moisture
West. Countless low pressure fronts &
Truly the armpit of the nation

16 Alabama Alabama Alabama is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west.

This should be in the top five. We have had some of the worst tornadoes in US history and we can have bad hurricanes.

Hot,humid and tornadoes. Thankfully we have Tide football.

17 California California

Have been to Cali several times. Wonderful place for weather. Now, they do get what's referred to as "June gloom", but hey, I'd rather live in Cali, than anywhere else! I don't have time to check out the rest of our planet. I'll just go where I know has the best weather.

Best weather in the country, warm and dry and no bugs

Los Angeles is too hot and in San Francisco you can't get even in the water because it's freezing.

Dude... California weather beats Texas, New York, etc... there really is no contest. Texans are either getting blown away by hurricanes, embracing tornados, or of course, the terrible, hot weather, while New Yorkers are either freezing their butts off in the overrated “Big Apple” or burning hot in the again, “Big Apple.”

18 Maine Maine

Not bad in the summer, winters are awful. It gets to 10 or 20 below zero severaltimes per year and its nothing but heavy wet snow for most of the year. Good Ice Fishing And Snowmobiling, but if you want summer, maine is not the place for you as it rarely gets over 80 degrees even in july

A total of 6 to 8 weeks of nice weather a year... maybe

8 month of winter the other 4 mouth of poor sledding enough with the snow

19 Georgia Georgia Georgia is a state located in the southeastern United States. It was established in 1732, the last of the original Thirteen Colonies.
20 Louisiana Louisiana

The humidity is horrible! No snow, tons of floods, and just overall bad weather

It could've been #1 in 2005 due to Hurricane Katrina

Hurricanes, floods, inconsistent weather.

Floods tornadoes and hurricanes b

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