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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Anchorage, Alaska
USA
CLIMATE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Anchorage has 32.3% less rainy days and 39.1% less Sunny Days than Philadelphia.
On the BestPlaces comfort index, Anchorage scores 22.8% worse than Philadelphia
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 BEST PLACES COMFORT INDEX
With the Best Places Comfort Index higher values represent a more comfortable climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid'?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.
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