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Gloomiest Places in America

11/12/2019 | Climate & Weather, Health

With a high Percentage of Cloud Cover, low Average Hours of Daylight, and many Days with Precipitation - Seattle and Portland are officially the Gloomiest Places in America.

Top 10 Cities to Beat the Heat

9/13/2019 | Climate & Weather, Health, Other

The BestPlaces Summer Comfort Index considers seven climate variables, including total precipitation, daily minimum and maximum temperatures, extreme high and low temperatures, average dew points, and precipitation days.

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