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  • 24/7 Wall St. issued a report Tuesday, listing the 10 cities with the best weather in the United States.
  • The results were compiled based upon factors including the average number of days per year with 0.01 inches or more of rain, the mean number of clear-sky days per year and the mean number of cloudy days per year, among others.
  • The top 10 cities hail from the same three states: Hawaii, California and Florida.

A number of considerations go into determining where to live: location, cost of living, transportation and even the weather. If weather is a crucial factor for making this decision, then a new report is here to provide aid. 

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24/7 Wall St. issued a report Tuesday, listing the 10 cities with the best weather in the United States. 

To determine the cities with the best weather, 24/7 Wall St. compiled data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, considering numerous factors, including the average number of days per year with a maximum temperature of 90 degrees higher, average number of days per year with a minimum temperature of 32 degrees or lower, average number of days per year with 0.01 inches or more of rain, the mean number of clear-sky days per year, the mean number of cloudy days per year and several additional factors. 


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The No. 1 city with the best weather in the U.S.? Honolulu, Hawaii. 

Honolulu took the top spot with an average annual temperature of 77.7 degrees. While the city endures an average of 93 rainy days per year, it also averages 90 sunny days and zero days where the temperature dips below freezing. 

The top 10 cities hail from the same three states: Hawaii, California and Florida. A full list of the 10 U.S. cities with the best weather can be seen below.  

  1. Honolulu, Hawaii. 
  2. Los Angeles, Calif. 
  3. Long Beach, Calif. 
  4. San Diego, Calif. 
  5. Lihue, Hawaii. 
  6. Kahului, Hawaii. 
  7. Tampa, Fla. 
  8. Daytona Beach, Fla. 
  9. Key West, Fla. 
  10. Fort Myers, Fla. 

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Published on Jan 12, 2022