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US Cities That Get the Most Sun

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15. Bakersfield, CA
> Avg. hours of full-sun per day: 5 hours, 32 minutes
> Avg. daily max temperature: 75.2 degrees
> Avg. annual precipitation: 9.3 inches
> Population: 893,119

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14. El Paso, TX
> Avg. hours of full-sun per day: 5 hours, 33 minutes
> Avg. daily max temperature: 74.9 degrees
> Avg. annual precipitation: 11.2 inches
> Population: 842,677

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13. Las Cruces, NM
> Avg. hours of full-sun per day: 5 hours, 33 minutes
> Avg. daily max temperature: 74.3 degrees
> Avg. annual precipitation: 10.8 inches
> Population: 215,579

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12. San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA
> Avg. hours of full-sun per day: 5 hours, 34 minutes
> Avg. daily max temperature: 70.9 degrees
> Avg. annual precipitation: 16.1 inches
> Population: 283,405

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11. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA
> Avg. hours of full-sun per day: 5 hours, 36 minutes
> Avg. daily max temperature: 70.7 degrees
> Avg. annual precipitation: 19.4 inches
> Population: 854,223

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