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View Poll Results: How many days of sunshine annually do you prefer?
< Less than 50 sunshine days a year 6 5.41%
50 - 80 0 0%
81 - 100 1 0.90%
101 - 150 4 3.60%
151 - 180 4 3.60%
181 - 200 9 8.11%
201 - 240 14 12.61%
241 - 280 10 9.01%
281 - 310 27 24.32%
311 - 350 15 13.51%
351 - 365 21 18.92%
Voters: 111. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 04-29-2009, 02:42 PM
 
Location: NJ
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Various U.S. cities with annual sunshine days:

New York, NY ... 234
Los Angeles, CA ... 263
Chicago, IL ... 189
Phoenix, AZ ... 296
Yuma, AZ ... 313 - (Sunniest place on Earth)
Las Vegas, NV ... 293
Miami, FL ... 250
Seattle, WA ... 164
Honolulu, HI ... 270
Minneapolis, MN ... 197
Anchorage, AK ... 125

(Note that there's no city on Earth that has more than 360 sunshine days a year, and the poll number is what you prefer)

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Old 04-29-2009, 02:44 PM
 
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Old 04-29-2009, 03:02 PM
 
Location: Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
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Haha, coincidentally I picked the category NY falls into.

I thought Las Vegas would have a lot more sunny days than that.
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Old 04-29-2009, 03:12 PM
 
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365
I'm not sure if any place on Earth can claim to get 365 days of total sunshine per year, but the eastern Sahara Desert, is supposedly the sunniest place in the world, gets an average of 4300 hours per year.

Why don't you move there, I hear it's lovely in Libya in December.
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Old 04-29-2009, 03:59 PM
 
Location: Western Hoosierland
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I like around 100-120 so days of sunshine a year. Which is about the average for where I live(Indianapolis,Indiana area)
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Old 04-29-2009, 04:15 PM
 
Location: 3219'03.7"N 10643'55.9"W
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365.
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Old 04-29-2009, 04:38 PM
 
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This is partial sunshine. There is a big difference imo of clear days, partial sunshine, mostly cloudy with some sunshine, etc...

These numbers are any sun at all in a day.
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Old 04-29-2009, 05:18 PM
 
Location: IN
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I like the 150-200 range for sunny days. However, I prefer a nordic sun angle.
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Old 04-29-2009, 05:23 PM
 
Location: roaming gnome
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This is partial sunshine. There is a big difference imo of clear days, partial sunshine, mostly cloudy with some sunshine, etc...

These numbers are any sun at all in a day.
Yeah I think Seattle is more gloomy than those numbers show.
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Old 04-29-2009, 05:32 PM
 
Location: IN
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Yeah I think Seattle is more gloomy than those numbers show.
New England is like the sunbelt during the winter compared to the Pacific Northwest.
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