Average Sunshine for US Cities in November

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The tables below pull together figures on the amount of sunshine each of the largest cities in the United States usually has in November.

The % Sun number measures the percentage of time between sunrise and sunset that sunshine reaches the ground. Total Hours is the average number of sunny hours the city normally has this month. Clear Days is the average number of days this month when cloud covers at most 30 percent of the sky during daylight hours.

Hours of sunshine are the means calculated for 1961 to 1990. The other data are averages taken from years of weather watching.

Average sunshine in November
% Sun City Total Hours Clear Days
58 Atlanta, Georgia 185 12
54 Austin, Texas 168 11
51 Baltimore, Maryland 159   8
55 Birmingham, Alabama 166 10
50 Boston, Massachusetts 143   8
29 Buffalo, New York   84   2
58 Charlotte, North Carolina 178 11
38 Chicago, Illinois 113   5
36 Cincinnati, Ohio 119   6
33 Cleveland, Ohio   90   3
37 Columbus, Ohio 104   5
57 Dallas, Texas 184 12
64 Denver, Colorado 194 10
35 Detroit, Michigan 106   4
45 Hartford, Connecticut 139   6
52 Houston, Texas 168   9
41 Indianapolis, Indiana 117   6
60 Jacksonville, Florida 194 10
49 Kansas City, Missouri 155   9
81 Las Vegas, Nevada 246 16
74 Los Angeles, California 15
46 Louisville, Kentucky 136   7
58 Memphis, Tennessee 173 10
67 Miami, Florida 221   8
39 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 113   5
39 Minneapolis, Minnesota 113   5


% Sun City Total Hours Clear Days
50 Nashville, Tennessee 148   9
54 New Orleans, Louisiana 172 10
52 New York, New York 151   9
61 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 187 12
52 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 155   7
83 Phoenix, Arizona 256 18
36 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania   99   4
28 Portland, Oregon   79   3
50 Providence, Rhode Island 148   8
57 Raleigh, North Carolina 174 11
59 Richmond, Virginia 184   9
31 Rochester, New York   82   2
66 Sacramento, California 195 10
53 Salt Lake City, Utah 150   8
54 San Antonio, Texas 172 10
75 San Diego, California 230 15
62 San Francisco, California 11
28 Seattle, Washington   73   2
46 St. Louis, Missouri 141   9
64 Tampa, Florida 202 12
56 Virginia Beach, Virginia 176 10
51 Washington, DC 150   8
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. Comparative Climatic Data.

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

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