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US Cities That Get the Most Sun

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20. Merced, CA
> Avg. hours of full-sun per day: 5 hours, 24 minutes
> Avg. daily max temperature: 77.4 degrees
> Avg. annual precipitation: 12.4 inches
> Population: 272,673

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19. Visalia-Porterville, CA
> Avg. hours of full-sun per day: 5 hours, 25 minutes
> Avg. daily max temperature: 66.1 degrees
> Avg. annual precipitation: 19.5 inches
> Population: 464,493

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18. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
> Avg. hours of full-sun per day: 5 hours, 25 minutes
> Avg. daily max temperature: 70.8 degrees
> Avg. annual precipitation: 18.1 inches
> Population: 1,998,463

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17. Hanford-Corcoran, CA
> Avg. hours of full-sun per day: 5 hours, 27 minutes
> Avg. daily max temperature: 80.5 degrees
> Avg. annual precipitation: 7.9 inches
> Population: 150,101

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16. Salinas, CA
> Avg. hours of full-sun per day: 5 hours, 31 minutes
> Avg. daily max temperature: 69.6 degrees
> Avg. annual precipitation: 19.3 inches
> Population: 437,907

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