In general most people prefer sun to rain and warm weather over cold weather. Taking all that into account the best weather city in the United States is Yuma, Arizona.
With a 90% sunshine level the sun shines more in Yuma, Arizona than it does in any other city in the United States. In fact because Yuma receives 90% of all possible sunshine on a yearly basis it is the sunniest city in the world. Yuma also has the greatest number of clear days in the United States with 242 per year which is 31 more clear days than the 2nd city on the list Phoenix, Arizona. Phoenix is located about 180 miles northeast of Yuma.
Yuma also has the least number of cloudy days in the USA per year at 52 which is 18 less than the 2nd place city which is once again Phoenix.
In addition to all the sunshine Yuma, Arizona is also the driest city in the United States as it receives just 2.65 inches of annual average rain.
It never really gets too cold in Yuma as the annual average temperature in the city is 73.9 degrees which makes Yuma the 5th hottest weather city in the United States. Though it can get pretty hot in the summer it is a dry heat as Yuma is the 3rd least humid city in the United States with an annual average humidity level of just 38%
The city of Yuma is located in southwestern Arizona on the Colorado River which is the border between Yuma, Arizona and California to the north and Mexico to the west. Some 90,000 people live in the city proper and about 195,000 live in the Yuma metropolitan area. Due to its fantastic sunny climate another 70,000 people live in Yuma during the winter months and another 300,000 tourists visit the city each winter.
There are over 4,000 hotel rooms available for visitors to Yuma and over 23,000 RV hook-ups to accommodate the heavy snowbird traffic in winter. In the winter Yuma is an outdoor lovers dream as it averages 70 degree daily weather and offers all kinds of recreational activities from hiking and biking in the desert to fishing and boating on the Colorado River.
With a 90% sunshine level and just 2.65 inches of yearly rain combined with an average annual temperature of 73.9 degrees at just 38% average humidity levels Yuma, Arizona is the best weather city in the United States.
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