Special Report

States With the Strongest Sunlight

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39. Rhode Island
> Annual avg. daily sunlight: 2,210 J/m2
> 10-yr. change in avg. daily sunlight: +12.1% (5th largest)
> Avg. daily sunlight compared to sunniest state: 40.7% less

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38. Massachusetts
> Annual avg. daily sunlight: 2,220 J/m2
> 10-yr. change in avg. daily sunlight: +14% (3rd largest)
> Avg. daily sunlight compared to sunniest state: 40.5% less

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37. Pennsylvania
> Annual avg. daily sunlight: 2,249 J/m2
> 10-yr. change in avg. daily sunlight: +7.3% (20th largest)
> Avg. daily sunlight compared to sunniest state: 39.7% less

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36. Connecticut
> Annual avg. daily sunlight: 2,262 J/m2
> 10-yr. change in avg. daily sunlight: +14.3% (the largest)
> Avg. daily sunlight compared to sunniest state: 39.3% less

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35. South Dakota
> Annual avg. daily sunlight: 2,268 J/m2
> 10-yr. change in avg. daily sunlight: +0.8% (3rd smallest)
> Avg. daily sunlight compared to sunniest state: 39.2% less

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