Popular belief is Florida (the sunshine state), however, that is merely the "popular" belief perpetuated by license plates and the Florida visitors bureau. The actual meteorological data shows that 5 U.S. states actually have a greater claim on that title than Florida. The top state, and it makes sense when you think about it, is Arizona. Next, are California, Nevada, New Mexico, and Texas, in that order. These stats are from the national weather service and were reported in USA Today. http://www.usatoday.com/weather/news/2004-06-21-fla-sunshine_x.htm As stated in the USA Today article, Florida has more days where between 20% and 70% of the sun is blocked by clouds than anywhere else in the United States. See what marketing can do for you.
Two states with the most sunny days are California and Hawaii. However, the state of Florida also has sunny days, hence it's nickname 'The Sunshine State'.
Arizona. See the Related Links for "USATODAY.com - Sunshine State isn't the sunniest" to the bottom for the answer.
Florida is called the Sunshine State because of its subtropical to tropical climate and annual average of 230 days with sunshine.
Florida, although the more common nickname these days is The Sunshine State.
Has to be The Sunshine State.
The Sunshine State is most common.
Yuma, Arizona gets the most year-round sunshine of any place in the United States. Yuma is also the least humid and has fewer days of precipitation than any other US city.
The days of sunshine depends on where you are in Florida. The range of sunshine last from 74 days up to 128 days.
Florida is known as The Sunshine State.
Queensland is the Austalian state with the nickname of "Sunshine State". This is because much the state has a mild and temperate climate all year around, and some of the most popular beaches in Australia.
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There is no other 'sunshine state'. It's a common misconception that California is the Sunshine state, but it holds the title of the Golden State.
No, California is the Golden State. Florida is the Sunshine State.
Florida's most common nickname is "The Sunshine State".
Florida is nicknamed the "Sunshine State."