The Price of a Sunny Day: Top 5 Bargain Cities for Sunshine
I recently learned that my hometown, Pueblo, Colorado, receives more sunshine than San Diego, California. I was really surprised and began to wonder who pays the most and who pays the least for sunshine in America? So I decided to take a look and see what I could find out.
This simple analysis assumes that all you care about is getting the most sunshine at the lowest price of housing (owning rather than renting) in the US. According to my calculations, the best deal can be found in Abilene, Texas at $252.45 per day of annual sunshine and the worst deal would be San Francisco, California at $2,720.22 per day.
You can find the whole list at the bottom of this post or click here to see a map. Here are the top 5 for each of the four census regions in the US: