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View Poll Results: Take your pick (annual sunshine hours)
1,500 < 1 4.17%
1,500 to 1,800 4 16.67%
1,800 to 2,360 4 16.67%
2,360 to 2,900 8 33.33%
2,900 to 3,200 3 12.50%
3,200 > 4 16.67%
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Old 03-28-2013, 06:57 PM
 
Location: Wellington and North of South
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Anything above 2000 hours will do for me.



Isn't NYC in that range?
Nowhere near it (~2800 that is) - refer various comments on "overstated" US sunshine, discussed quite recently.
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:21 AM
 
Location: Germany
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Anything less than 2000 is unpleasant and anything less than 1500 (such as where I live now, unfortunately) extreme torture to me.
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Old 06-01-2015, 09:09 AM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
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Not sure why 2,360 and 2,900 are grouped together, considering their big difference...

Anyway, 2700-3000 for me.
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Old 06-01-2015, 09:47 AM
 
Location: Serres, Greece
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Anything from 2100 to 2600 hours
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Old 06-02-2015, 09:13 AM
 
Location: Vancouver, WA
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Roughly 2700 hours by US standards is pretty much perfect. I don't know how that translates to European hours, since the U.S. inflates its numbers. A city like Atlanta has an ideal amount of sunshine IMO.
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Old 06-02-2015, 09:33 AM
 
Location: Castlederp
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3500.

Never having to see overcast, gloomy stratus clouds again would not bother me at all
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Old 06-02-2015, 09:57 AM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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2700-3000, with a majority of those in the summer.
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Old 06-02-2015, 12:27 PM
 
Location: Shrewsbury UK
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Minimum of 600 in the three summer months is an absolute must for me, somehow we manage to get Junes and Julys under 150 hrs all the time when the days are 16 hours long.

Annually 2000 would seem sunny to me, 2500+ would be very nice.
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Old 06-02-2015, 03:05 PM
 
Location: Washington
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I live somewhere that gets around 2,500 annually. I feel that it is not enough. 3,200 plus would be ideal for me.
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Old 11-21-2015, 06:46 AM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
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Nowhere near it (~2800 that is) - refer various comments on "overstated" US sunshine, discussed quite recently.
New York's "overstated" sunshine hours are around 2,530. I wonder what the "actual" sunshine hours are, 2,400? 2,350?
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