Weather Research Center
US WEATHER TRIVIA

Most Windy US Cities based on Average Wind Speed [mph]
Mt. Washington, NH 35.1
St. Paul Island, AK16.7
Cold Bay, Alaska16.7
Blue Hill, MA 15.1

Least Windy US Cities based on Average Wind Speed [mph]
Oak Ridge, TN4.1
Talkeetna, AK4.5
Medford, OR 4.8
McGrath, AK5.1

Maximum Recorded Wind Speeds MPH
Mt. Washington, NH231
Atlantic City, NJ160
Raleigh, NC153
Valdez, AK94
Blue Hill, MA92
Fort Myers, FL92

Snowiest US Cities based on Average Snowfall [inches]
Stampede Pass, WA430.0
Valdez, AK321.1
Mt. Washington, NH261.2

Coldest US Cities based on Normal Daily Minimum [Deg F]
Barrow, AK5.0
Bettles, AK13.4
Kotzebue, AK15.9
Fairbanks, AK16.2
Gulkana, AK16.8

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, AZ88.5
Phoenix, AZ86.4
Honolulu, HI84.7
Ft. Myers, FL84.6
Kahuli, HI84.3

Hottest US Cities based on Record Temperatures [Deg F]
Yuma, AZ124
Phoenix, AZ122
Redding, CA118
Tucson, AZ117
Las Vegas, NV117
Wichita Falls, TX117
Midland-Odessa,TX116

Most Number of Rain Days [.01 or more]
Hilo, HI272
Yakutat, AK232
Cold Bay, AK228
Annette, AK221
Juneau, AK218
Mt. Washington, NH204
Quillayute, WA204

Cities with the Most Annual Rainfall [Inches]
Yakutat, AK160.38
Hilo, HI126.27
Mt. Washington, NH101.91
Quillayute, WA101.72

Percent of Maximum Possible Sunshine [%]
Yuma, AZ90
Redding, CA88
Las Vegas, NV85
Tucson, AZ85
Phoenix, AZ85
El Paso, TX84

Cloudiest Cities - Mean # of Days]
Cold Bay, AK304
St. Paul Island, AK287
Juneau, AK280
Yakutat, AK278
Annette, AK265
Valdez, AK251
King Salmon, AK245
Mt. Washington, NH244

Least Humid Cities[%]
MorningAfternoon
Yuma, AZ2322
Las Vegas, NV3921
Mount Shasta, CA4747
Phoenix, AZ4923
Tucson, AZ5225
Blue Canyon, CA5249
Bishop, CA5521
Harrisburg, PA5554
El Paso, TX5627
Albuquerque, NM5829

Most Humid Cities[%]
MorningAfternoon
Quillayute, WA9374
Olympia, WA9264
Eugene, OR9161
Lake Charles, LA9070
Port Arthur, TX9070
Gainesville, FL9056
Tallahassee, FL9054
Astoria, OR8973
Corpus Christi, TX8969
Victoria, TX8968
Brownsville, TX8968

Cities with the most number of days with minimum <32 degs
Barrow, AK320
Barter Island, AK310
Kotzebue, AK247
Mt. Washington, NH242
Bettles, AK240
Gulkana, AK238
Nome, AK237
Unalakleet, AK236
McGrath, AK228
Alamosa, CO227
Bethetl, AK222
Big Delta, AK222
Fairbanks, AK222
Talkeetna, AK221
Ely, NV218
Flagstaff, AZ209

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