Buffalo Facts Thanks To Mark Gaughan Of The Buffalo News
Buffalo facts thanks to Mark Gaughan of the Buffalo News!Buffalo is the sunniest, driest city in the Northeastern US from May through the end ofSeptember. ... Thats according to National Weather Service Statistics. ... Buffalo getson average something like 67 percent sunshine over those months. ... The reason is thelake. ... It helps blow clouds away ... (The same lake, of course, has the opposite affectin the winter, when it sends moisture up to the clouds, which then falls as snow.) ...Buffalo is sunnier and drier, statistically, than NYC, Boston, Philly, Pitt, Wash DC andeven Charlotte NC. ... Buffalo also averages only 3 90-degree days a year ... the lakepromotes a cooling breeze ... which adds to our wonderful summer and even fall. (Now,it is true that buffalo is the snowiest "big city" in the country. But theres no badweather, only bad clothing.)Buffalo also benefits from the fact it was through the first half of the 20th century, oneof the bigger cities in the country ... which is why we have so many of the benefits of abig city (philharmonic, theater, arts, sports teams, etc) ... even though weve shrunk. ...