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The United States is one of the world's largest countries. It follows that weather in the US is incredibly variable due to its tremendous size and diversity of geographic features. The terrain varies hugely from arctic to desert.
The West Coast has a pleasant Mediterranean climate, while the Pacific Northwest Coast has cooler summers and mild winters. Along the East Coast, conditions range from subtropical in the south to humid continental in the north. Central USA has significant temperature variations with cold winters and hot summers. The eastern central areas are humid and western central states are mostly semi-arid.
►See Moving to the USA for some fast facts about the country's geography, time zones and more.
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