Special Report

States With the Strongest Sunlight

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34. Ohio
> Annual avg. daily sunlight: 2,351 J/m2
> 10-yr. change in avg. daily sunlight: +8.2% (14th largest)
> Avg. daily sunlight compared to sunniest state: 36.9% less

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33. New Jersey
> Annual avg. daily sunlight: 2,372 J/m2
> 10-yr. change in avg. daily sunlight: +8.6% (13th largest)
> Avg. daily sunlight compared to sunniest state: 36.4% less

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32. Iowa
> Annual avg. daily sunlight: 2,375 J/m2
> 10-yr. change in avg. daily sunlight: +7.4% (19th largest)
> Avg. daily sunlight compared to sunniest state: 36.3% less

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31. Oregon
> Annual avg. daily sunlight: 2,399 J/m2
> 10-yr. change in avg. daily sunlight: +3% (13th smallest)
> Avg. daily sunlight compared to sunniest state: 35.6% less

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30. Indiana
> Annual avg. daily sunlight: 2,427 J/m2
> 10-yr. change in avg. daily sunlight: +8.8% (11th largest)
> Avg. daily sunlight compared to sunniest state: 34.9% less

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