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Confirmed: Minnesota summers among the best in the nation, rankings say

Flickr: "Minnesota summer"

Lots of places like to complain about how miserable their summers are, but are they being overly dramatic?

Thrillist.com ranked all 50 states based on which have the worst summers.

From best to worst:

50. Washington

49. Minnesota (2nd best)

48. Rhode Island

47. Oregon

46. Hawaii

45. New Jersey

44. Michigan

43. California

42. Vermont

41. Colorado

40. Wisconsin

39. New Hampshire

38. Massachusetts

37. Montana

36. Maine

35. Alaska

34. Illinois

33. Idaho

32. Wyoming

31. North Carolina

30. New York

29. Kentucky

28. Nebraska

27. Connecticut

26. Ohio

25. Utah

24. Nevada

23. Delaware

22. Iowa

21. Pennsylvania

20. South Dakota

19. Indiana

18. North Dakota (18th worst)

17. Tennessee

16. Maryland

15. Virginia

14. West Virginia

13. Missouri

12. Oklahoma

11. Kansas

10. South Carolina

9. New Mexico

8. Florida

7. Texas

6. Georgia

5. Arkansas

4. Alabama

3. Arizona

2. Louisiana

1. Mississippi

Mississippi ranks worst because Thrillist.com says, "It's hot, and there's nothing to do."

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