How cold does it have to be before you take out the sweater and actually wear it? For me, a sweater is a very thick insulating layer that is reserved for the coldest of days. If the temp is going to be below 20, it's sweater time.

The Weather Channel did an informal survey of the lower 48 states and asked them at what temperature is it "sweater weather."

Arizona, the state that most resembles the sun in my opinion, predictably had the highest temp for busting out the wool at 65 degrees.

South Dakota responded with the lowest average temperature for a sweater at 51 degrees. At 65 degrees we are still wearing shorts and flip flops.

Minnesota said 55 is when they need a cardigan. I'm guessing the large number of weenies in the Twin Cities outnumbered the rough and tumble "way up nort dare."

See the full list on at Weather.com.


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