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Old 04-26-2016, 11:54 AM
 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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The desert Southwest. Not even a comparison. Places like Utah have skies that are so blue that it looks almost otherworldly.
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Old 04-26-2016, 12:03 PM
 
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I'm looking outside my window right now in suburban Charlotte and I don't think blue gets any deeper than it is right now. Sunny, every window open, 78 degrees, nice breeze. Can't get any better!
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Old 04-26-2016, 12:12 PM
 
Location: Florida
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I'm looking outside my window right now in suburban Charlotte and I don't think blue gets any deeper than it is right now. Sunny, every window open, 78 degrees, nice breeze. Can't get any better!
I'm jealous. It's pretty much mid summer temps here in south Florida now. Heat index is about 90. I don't care for it personally in my work day suit.
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Old 04-26-2016, 12:24 PM
 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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I'm looking outside my window right now in suburban Charlotte and I don't think blue gets any deeper than it is right now. Sunny, every window open, 78 degrees, nice breeze. Can't get any better!
That's our winter.
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Old 04-26-2016, 12:31 PM
 
Location: Bellingham, WA
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Just about everywhere I've ever lived (FL, NC, CO, WA) claims to be known for them, but I would say that high altitude places in the Rocky Mountain/Desert SW with wide open skies, and here on the water in Western WA take the cake, in my opinion.

But really, the correct answer is likely anywhere after a sweeping front comes through and scours out some of the haze and pollution. How long the air is sitting there stagnant makes a big difference.
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Old 04-28-2016, 12:51 AM
 
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Puget sound area AKA Seattle area!
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Old 04-28-2016, 01:08 AM
 
Location: Tempe, AZ
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I don't know if it gets bluer than this! If it does let me know!
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Old 04-28-2016, 06:37 AM
 
Location: Seattle, WA >Austin, TX
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The skies here in Austin, TX can be such an amazing blue color, it's a very specific kind of blue.
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Old 04-28-2016, 07:00 AM
 
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Florida in the summer(sky contrasting with white clouds) or during cold winter days...

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Old 04-28-2016, 07:54 AM
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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first off, I'm practically a scientist. Secondly, because of the amount of lakes in Minnesota and how these numerous pure lakes reflect the shorter blue refracted wavelengths from the sunlight hitting the water, and the resulting reflection back up into the atmospheric water droplets, we end up with a bluer sky than anywhere in the world with the possible exception of the North Pole.


actual sky color right now...



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