US WEATHER TRIVIA


Most Windy US Cities based on Average Wind Speed [mph]

Mt. Washington, NH 35.1
St. Paul Island, AK 16.7
Cold Bay, Alaska 16.7
Blue Hill, MA 15.1


Least Windy US Cities based on Average Wind Speed [mph]

Oak Ridge, TN 4.1
Talkeetna, AK 4.5
Medford, OR 4.8
McGrath, AK 5.1


Maximum Recorded Wind Speeds MPH

Mt. Washington, NH 231
Atlantic City, NJ 160
Raleigh, NC 153
Valdez, AK 94
Blue Hill, MA 92
Fort Myers, FL 92


Snowiest US Cities based on Average Snowfall [inches]

Stampede Pass, WA 430.0
Valdez, AK 321.1
Mt. Washington, NH 261.2


Coldest US Cities based on Normal Daily Minimum [Deg F]

Barrow, AK 5.0
Bettles, AK 13.4
Kotzebue, AK 15.9
Fairbanks, AK 16.2
Gulkana, AK 16.8


Coldest US Cities based on Record Temperatures [Deg F]

McGrath, AK -75
Bettles, AK -70
Gulkana, AK -65
Big Delta, AK -63
Fairbanks, AK -62
Barter Island, AK -59
Barrow, AK -56
Nome, AK -54
Kotzebue, AK -52


Hottest US Cities based on Normal Daily Maximum [Deg F]

Yuma, AZ 88.5
Phoenix, AZ 86.4
Honolulu, HI 84.7
Ft. Myers, FL 84.6
Kahuli, HI 84.3


Hottest US Cities based on Record Temperatures [Deg F]

Yuma, AZ 124
Phoenix, AZ 122
Redding, CA 118
Tucson, AZ 117
Las Vegas, NV 117
Wichita Falls, TX 117
Midland-Odessa,TX 116


Most Number of Rain Days [.01 or more]

Hilo, HI 272
Yakutat, AK 232
Cold Bay, AK 228
Annette, AK 221
Juneau, AK 218
Mt. Washington, NH 204
Quillayute, WA 204


Cities with the Most Annual Rainfall [Inches]

Yakutat, AK 160.38
Hilo, HI 126.27
Mt. Washington, NH 101.91
Quillayute, WA 101.72


Percent of Maximum Possible Sunshine [%]

Yuma, AZ 90
Redding, CA 88
Las Vegas, NV 85
Tucson, AZ 85
Phoenix, AZ 85
El Paso, TX 84


Cloudiest Cities - Mean # of Days]

Cold Bay, AK 304
St. Paul Island, AK 287
Juneau, AK 280
Yakutat, AK 278
Annette, AK 265
Valdez, AK 251
King Salmon, AK 245
Mt. Washington, NH 244


Least Humid Cities[%]

Morning Afternoon
Yuma, AZ 23 22
Las Vegas, NV 39 21
Mount Shasta, CA 47 47
Phoenix, AZ 49 23
Tucson, AZ 52 25
Blue Canyon, CA 52 49
Bishop, CA 55 21
Harrisburg, PA 55 54
El Paso, TX 56 27
Albuquerque, NM 58 29


Most Humid Cities[%]

Morning Afternoon
Quillayute, WA 93 74
Olympia, WA 92 64
Eugene, OR 91 61
Lake Charles, LA 90 70
Port Arthur, TX 90 70
Gainesville, FL 90 56
Tallahassee, FL 90 54
Astoria, OR 89 73
Corpus Christi, TX 89 69
Victoria, TX 89 68
Brownsville, TX 89 68


Cities with the most number of days with minimum <32 degs

Barrow, AK 320
Barter Island, AK 310
Kotzebue, AK 247
Mt. Washington, NH 242
Bettles, AK 240
Gulkana, AK 238
Nome, AK 237
Unalakleet, AK 236
McGrath, AK 228
Alamosa, CO 227
Bethetl, AK 222
Big Delta, AK 222
Fairbanks, AK 222
Talkeetna, AK 221
Ely, NV 218
Flagstaff, AZ 209


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