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ALABAMA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Birmingham 42.9 62.8 80.1 62.6 54.52 117 1.3
    Mobile 50.8 68 82.2 68.5 64.64 123 0.3
    Montgomery 46.7 65.2 81.7 65.3 49.16 108 0.3
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 56 to 58 Tornado Risk Ranking: 7
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 500 feet. Cheaha Mountain Lowest point of elavation and location: Gulf of Mexico 0 feet. General coastline in miles: 53 Tidal coastline in miles: 607 Total area of the state in square miles: 52423 Square miles of inland water: 1672.7
    Population in thousands: 4089 People per square mile: 78 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 13.1 Percent of population that smokes* : 24.6 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 194 Number of golf courses in the state: 262 No death or inheritance taxes.* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 565


    ALASKA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Anchorage 13 35.4 58.1 34.6 15.2 115 69.2
    Fairbanks –12.7 30.2 61.5 25.1 10.37 106 67.5
    Juneau 21.8 39.1 55.7 41.8 53.15 220 102.8
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 57 to 80 Tornado Risk Ranking: 50.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 1900 feet. Mt. McKinley Lowest point of elavation and location: Pacific Ocean 0 feet. General coastline in miles: 6,640 Tidal coastline in miles: 315,904 Total area of the state in square miles: 656424 Square miles of inland water: 4522.8
    Population in thousands: 570 People per square mile: 1 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 5.5 Percent of population that smokes* : 26.1 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 160 Number of golf courses in the state: 16 No death or inheritance taxes* and no personal income or capital gains taxes* . No state sales tax. Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 701






    ARIZONA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Phoenix 52.3 68.1 92.3 73.4 7.11 36 Trace
    Tucson 51.1 64.9 86.2 70.4 11.14 52 1.2
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 23 to 39 Tornado Risk Ranking: 38.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 4100 feet. Humphreys Peak Lowest point of elavation and location: Colorado River 70 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 114006 Square miles of inland water: 7250.7
    Population in thousands: 3750 People per square mile: 33 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 13.2 Percent of population that smokes* : 21.9 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 200 Number of golf courses in the state: 289 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 624




    ARKANSAS
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Little Rock 39.9 62.4 82.1 63.1 49.2 104 5.4
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 56 to 57 Tornado Risk Ranking: 9.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 650 feet. Magazine Mountain Lowest point of elavation and location: Ouachita River 55 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 53182 Square miles of inland water: 381.57
    Population in thousands: 2372 People per square mile: 45 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 14.3 Percent of population that smokes* : 25.9 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 185 Number of golf courses in the state: 166 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 527




    CALIFORNIA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Los Angeles 56 59.5 69 66.3 12.08 36 Trace
    Sacramento 45.3 58.2 75.6 63.9 17.1 58 0.1
    San Diego 56.8 61.2 70.3 67.5 9.32 43 Trace
    San Francisco 48.5 54.8 62.2 60.6 19.71 63 T
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 21 to 61 Tornado Risk Ranking: 45.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 2900 feet. Mt. Whitney Lowest point of elavation and location: Death Valley 2822 feet. General coastline in miles: 840 3,427 Total area of the state in square miles: 163707 Square miles of inland water: 233.69
    Population in thousands: 30380 People per square mile: 186 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 11.1 Percent of population that smokes* : 19.2 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 244 Number of golf courses in the state: 954 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 798




    COLORADO
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Denver 29.5 47.4 73.4 51.9 15.31 88 59.8
    Grand Junction 25.5 51.7 78.9 54.9 8 72 26.1
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 36 to 40 Tornado Risk Ranking: 34.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 6800 feet. Mt. Elbert Lowest point of elavation and location: Arkansas River 3350 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 104100 Square miles of inland water: 810.8
    Population in thousands: 3377 People per square mile: 32 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 10.1 Percent of population that smokes* : 22.8 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 234 Number of golf courses in the state: 214 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 363




    CONNECTICUT
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Hartford 25.2 48.8 73.4 52.4 44.39 127 50
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 52 to 60 Tornado Risk Ranking: 13.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 500 feet. Mt. Frissell, on south slope Lowest point of elavation and location: Long Island Sound 0 feet. General coastline in miles: — Tidal coastline in miles: 618 Total area of the state in square miles: 5543.7 Square miles of inland water: 370.78
    Population in thousands: 3291 People per square mile: 594 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 14.3 Percent of population that smokes* : 21.2 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 344 Number of golf courses in the state: 178 No inheritance tax * on spouse or most direct ancestors and descendants. Inheritance tax * on most others ranges up to $115,670 plus 14% of amount over $1 million. After the year 2000, no inheritance taxes* at all. Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 391




    DELAWARE
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Wilmington 31.2 52.4 76 56.3 41.38 117 20.9
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 55 to 55 Tornado Risk Ranking: 19.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 60 feet. Ebright Road, Del.–Pa. state line Lowest point of elavation and location: Atlantic Ocean 0 feet. 28 Tidal coastline in miles: 381 Total area of the state in square miles: 2489.4 Square miles of inland water: 11761
    Population in thousands: 680 People per square mile: 273 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 13 Percent of population that smokes* : 24.4 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 230 Number of golf courses in the state: 33 No death or inheritance taxes* . No state sales tax. Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 678




    DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Washington 35.2 56.7 78.9 59.3 39 112 17
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 53 to 53 Tornado Risk Ranking: 11.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 150 feet. Tenleytown, at Reno Reservoir Lowest point of elavation and location: Potomac River 1 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 68.36 Square miles of inland water: 400.64
    Population in thousands: 598 People per square mile: 8794 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 13.9 Percent of population that smokes* : 23 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 702 Number of golf courses in the state: 6 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 2,024




    FLORIDA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Miami 67.1 75.3 82.5 77.9 57.55 129 0
    Tampa 59.8 71.5 82.1 74.4 46.73 107 Trace
    Vero Beach 61.9 71.7 81.1 75.2 51.41 N/A. N/A.
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 55 to 67 Tornado Risk Ranking: 12.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 100 feet. Sec. 30, T6N, R20W, Walton County Lowest point of elavation and location: Atlantic Ocean 0 feet. General coastline in miles: 1,350 Tidal coastline in miles: 8,426 Total area of the state in square miles: 65758 Square miles of inland water: 8277.4
    Population in thousands: 13277 People per square mile: 202 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 18.3 Percent of population that smokes* : 22 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 232 Number of golf courses in the state: 1201 No death or inheritance taxes* and no personal income or capital gains taxes* . Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 1,024




    GEORGIA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Savannah 49.1 66 81.2 66.9 49.7 111 0.3
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 51 to 56 Tornado Risk Ranking: 42.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 600 feet. Brasstown Bald Lowest point of elavation and location: Atlantic Ocean 0 feet. General coastline in miles: 100 Tidal coastline in miles: 2,344 Total area of the state in square miles: 59441 Square miles of inland water: 549.91
    Population in thousands: 6623 People per square mile: 111 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 9.9 Percent of population that smokes* : 23.6 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 204 Number of golf courses in the state: 417 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 607




    HAWAII
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Honolulu 72.6 75.7 80.1 79.5 23.47 100 0
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 55 to 68 Tornado Risk Ranking: 46.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 3030 feet. Puu Wekiu, Mauna Kea Lowest point of elavation and location: Pacific Ocean 0 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 10932 Square miles of inland water: 678.93
    Population in thousands: 1135 People per square mile: 104 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 13.3 Percent of population that smokes* : 19.5 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 252 Number of golf courses in the state: 88 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 278




    IDAHO
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Boise 29.9 48.6 74.6 51.9 11.71 92 21.4
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 43 to 44 Tornado Risk Ranking: 6.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 5000 feet. Borah Peak Lowest point of elavation and location: Snake River 710 feet. General coastline in miles: 750 Tidal coastline in miles: 1,052 Total area of the state in square miles: 83574 Square miles of inland water: 761.02
    Population in thousands: 1039 People per square mile: 12 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 11.3 Percent of population that smokes* : 20.3 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 150 Number of golf courses in the state: 93 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 257




    ILLINOIS
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Chicago 21.4 48.8 73 53.5 33.34 127 40.3
    Springfield 24.6 53.3 76.5 56 33.78 114 24.5
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 59 to 61 Tornado Risk Ranking: 1.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 600 feet. Charles Mound Lowest point of elavation and location: Mississippi River 279 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 57918 Square miles of inland water: 2716.8
    Population in thousands: 11543 People per square mile: 199 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 12.4 Percent of population that smokes* : 23.1 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 253 Number of golf courses in the state: 697 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 861




    INDIANA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Indianapolis 26 52.4 75.1 54.8 39.12 125 23.1
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 59 to 63 Tornado Risk Ranking: 14.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 700 feet. Franklin Township Lowest point of elavation and location: Ohio River 320 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 36420 Square miles of inland water: 86051
    Population in thousands: 5610 People per square mile: 154 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 12.5 Percent of population that smokes* : 26 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 192 Number of golf courses in the state: 448 Exempts spouse; inheritance tax * on lineal ancestors and descendants is as high as $92,250 plus 10% of amount over $1.5 million; $182,000 plus 15% on other relatives and $245,000 plus 20% on non-relatives. Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 515




    IOWA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Des Moines 18.6 50.5 76.3 54.2 30.83 107 34.7
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 60 to 63 Tornado Risk Ranking: 10.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 1100 feet. Sec. 29, T100N, R41W, Osceola County Lowest point of elavation and location: Mississippi River 480 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 56276 Square miles of inland water: 1522.5
    Population in thousands: 2795 People per square mile: 50 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 15.1 Percent of population that smokes* : 23.4 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 171 Number of golf courses in the state: 378 Inheritance tax * exempts spouse, lineal ancestors and descendants and stepchildren, but is as high as 15% on others. Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 310




    KANSAS
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Dodge City 29.5 54.3 80 57.7 20.66 78 19.5
    Wichita 29.6 56.3 81.4 59.1 28.61 85 16.4
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 50 to 59 Tornado Risk Ranking: 21.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 2000 feet. Mt. Sunflower Lowest point of elavation and location: Verdigris River 679 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 82282 Square miles of inland water: 1107.1
    Population in thousands: 2495 People per square mile: 30 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 13.5 Percent of population that smokes* : 21.1 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 202 Number of golf courses in the state: 223 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 409




    KENTUCKY
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Lexington 31.5 55.1 75.9 56.8 45.68 131 16.3
    Louisville 32.5 56.6 77.6 57.7 43.56 125 17.5
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 58 to 60 Tornado Risk Ranking: 8.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 750 feet. Black Mountain Lowest point of elavation and location: Mississippi River 257 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 40411 Square miles of inland water: 2632.8
    Population in thousands: 3713 People per square mile: 92 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 12.5 Percent of population that smokes* : 30.8 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 205 Number of golf courses in the state: 274 Exempts spouse; inheritance tax * on lineal ancestors and descendants is as high as $35,350 plus 10% of amount over $500,000; $70,960 plus 16% on other relatives and $76,670 plus 16% on non-relatives. Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 317




    LOUISIANA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Baton Rouge 50.8 68.4 82.1 68.2 55.77 108 0.1
    New Orleans 52.4 68.7 82.1 69.2 59.74 114 0.2
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 58 to 63 Tornado Risk Ranking: 41.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 100 feet. Driskill Mountain Lowest point of elavation and location: New Orleans 82 feet. General coastline in miles: 397 Tidal coastline in miles: 7,721 Total area of the state in square miles: 51843 Square miles of inland water: 364
    Population in thousands: 4252 People per square mile: 82 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 11.5 Percent of population that smokes* : 25.5 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 239 Number of golf courses in the state: 151 Exempts spouse; inheritance tax * as high as $400 plus 3% of amount over $20,000 on lineal descendants, $1,000 plus 7% on other relatives and $1,750 plus 10% on non-relatives. Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 856




    MAINE
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Caribou 10.7 37.3 65.1 43.1 36.59 160 113.3
    Portland 21.5 42.8 68.1 48.5 43.52 128 72.4
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 59 to 61 Tornado Risk Ranking: 27.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 600 feet. Mt. Katahdin Lowest point of elavation and location: Atlantic Ocean 0 feet. General coastline in miles: 228 Tidal coastline in miles: 3,478 Total area of the state in square miles: 35387 Square miles of inland water: 534.76
    Population in thousands: 1235 People per square mile: 35 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 14.1 Percent of population that smokes* : 22.4 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 214 Number of golf courses in the state: 106 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 121




    MARYLAND
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Baltimore 32.7 54 76.8 56.9 41.84 113 21.8
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 54 to 54 Tornado Risk Ranking: 2.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 350 feet. Backbone Mountain Lowest point of elavation and location: Atlantic Ocean 0 feet. General coastline in miles: 31 Tidal coastline in miles: 3,190 Total area of the state in square miles: 12407 Square miles of inland water: 698.26
    Population in thousands: 4860 People per square mile: 392 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 11.5 Percent of population that smokes* : 22.4 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 362 Number of golf courses in the state: 175 Inheritance tax * is 1% on spouse after $100,000 exemption (no tax * on real property); 1% on lineal ancestors and descendants; 10% on others. Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 847




    MASSACHUSETTS
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Boston 29.6 48.7 73.5 54.8 43.81 127 41.8
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 57 to 58 Tornado Risk Ranking: 18.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 500 feet. Mt. Greylock Lowest point of elavation and location: Atlantic Ocean 0 feet. General coastline in miles: 192 Tidal coastline in miles: 1,519 Total area of the state in square miles: 10555 Square miles of inland water: 822.84
    Population in thousands: 5996 People per square mile: 568 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 14 Percent of population that smokes* : 20.9 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 402 Number of golf courses in the state: 333 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 644




    MICHIGAN
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Detroit 23.4 47.3 71.9 51.9 30.97 133 40.4
    Grand Rapids 22 46.3 71.4 50.9 34.35 143 72.4
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 53 to 62 Tornado Risk Ranking: 26.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 900 feet. Mt. Arvon Lowest point of elavation and location: Lake Erie 572 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 96810 Square miles of inland water: 1489.8
    Population in thousands: 9368 People per square mile: 97 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 12.5 Percent of population that smokes* : 27.4 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 218 Number of golf courses in the state: 886 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 590




    MINNESOTA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Duluth 6.3 38.3 65.4 44.2 29.68 135 77.4
    Minneapolis-St. Paul 11.2 46 73.1 49.6 26.36 115 48.9
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 60 to 65 Tornado Risk Ranking: 3.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 1200 feet. Eagle Mountain Lowest point of elavation and location: Lake Superior 600 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 86943 Square miles of inland water: 1520
    Population in thousands: 4432 People per square mile: 51 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 12.3 Percent of population that smokes* : 18 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 247 Number of golf courses in the state: 476 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 338




    MISSISSIPPI
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Jackson 45.7 65.1 81.9 65 52.82 109 1.2
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 55 to 58 Tornado Risk Ranking: 15.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 300 feet. Woodall Mountain Lowest point of elavation and location: Gulf of Mexico 0 feet. General coastline in miles: 44 Tidal coastline in miles: 359 Total area of the state in square miles: 48434 Square miles of inland water: 6.95
    Population in thousands: 2592 People per square mile: 54 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 12.2 Percent of population that smokes* : 24.1 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 156 Number of golf courses in the state: 156 Does not exempt spouse. Death tax * (on estate value exceeding the federal unified credit) ranges from 1% to a marginal rate of 16% on amount above $10 million. Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 469




    MISSOURI
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Jackson 45.7 65.1 81.9 65 52.82 109 1.2
    Kansas City 28.4 56.9 80.9 59.6 29.27 98 20
    St. Louis 28.8 56.1 78.9 57.9 33.91 111 19.8
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 58 to 60 Tornado Risk Ranking: 44.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 800 feet. Taum Sauk Mountain Lowest point of elavation and location: St. Francis River 230 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 69709 Square miles of inland water: 7734.1
    Population in thousands: 5158 People per square mile: 74 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 13.7 Percent of population that smokes* : 26.4 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 225 Number of golf courses in the state: 317 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 577




    MONTANA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Billings 20.9 44.6 72.3 49.3 15.09 96 57.2
    Helena 18.1 42.3 67.9 45.1 11.37 96 47.9
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 44 to 54 Tornado Risk Ranking: 22.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 3400 feet. Granite Peak Lowest point of elavation and location: Kootenai River 1800 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 147046 Square miles of inland water: 2324.6
    Population in thousands: 808 People per square mile: 5 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 13.3 Percent of population that smokes* : 21.5 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 188 Number of golf courses in the state: 86 Exempts spouse and children; inheritance tax * on other relatives is as high as $13,500 plus 24% of amount over $100,000; on, $18,000 plus 32%. No state sales tax. Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 132




    NEBRASKA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Omaha 20.2 52.2 77.7 54.5 30.34 98 31.1
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 54 to 60 Tornado Risk Ranking: 49.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 2600 feet. Johnson Township, Kimball County Lowest point of elavation and location: Missouri River 840 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 77358 Square miles of inland water: 1709.6
    Population in thousands: 1593 People per square mile: 21 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 13.8 Percent of population that smokes* : 22 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 213 Number of golf courses in the state: 176 Exempts spouse; inheritance tax * on lineal ancestors and descendants is as high as $500 plus 1% of amount over $60,000; on other relatives, $3,480 plus 9%; on non-relatives, $8,250 plus 18%. Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 438




    NEVADA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Las Vegas 44.5 63.5 90.2 67.5 4.19 26 1.4
    Reno 32.2 46.4 69.5 50.3 7.49 51 25.3
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 31 to 37 Tornado Risk Ranking: 36.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 5500 feet. Boundary Peak Lowest point of elavation and location: Colorado River 479 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 110567 Square miles of inland water: 40001
    Population in thousands: 1284 People per square mile: 12 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 11.5 Percent of population that smokes* : 30.4 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 169 Number of golf courses in the state: 87 No death or inheritance taxes* and no personal income or capital gains taxes* . Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 799




    NEW HAMPSHIRE
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Concord 19.9 44.1 69.5 48.3 36.53 125 64.5
    Mt. Washington 5.1 22.4 48.7 30.5 89.92 209 246.8
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 54 to 84 Tornado Risk Ranking: 31.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 1000 feet. Mt. Washington Lowest point of elavation and location: Atlantic Ocean 0 feet. General coastline in miles: 13 Tidal coastline in miles: 131 Total area of the state in square miles: 9350.9 Square miles of inland water: 5103.3
    Population in thousands: 1105 People per square mile: 118 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 12 Percent of population that smokes* : 23.3 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 230 Number of golf courses in the state: 96 Exempts spouse, lineal ancestors and descendants; inheritance tax * on all others is 18%. No personal income or capital gains taxes* . No state sales tax. Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 113




    NEW JERSEY
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Atlantic City 31.8 51 74.4 55.5 41.93 112 16.4
    Newark 31.2 52.1 76.8 57.2 42.34 122 28.2
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 53 to 56 Tornado Risk Ranking: 40.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 250 feet. High Point Lowest point of elavation and location: Atlantic Ocean 0 feet. General coastline in miles: 130 Tidal coastline in miles: 1,792 Total area of the state in square miles: 8722 Square miles of inland water: 458.98
    Population in thousands: 7760 People per square mile: 890 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 13.6 Percent of population that smokes* : 19.1 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 287 Number of golf courses in the state: 279 Exempts spouse, parents, and children from inheritance tax; all others pay as much as 16% after $25,000 exemption per heir. Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 493




    NEW MEXICO
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Albuquerque 34.8 55.1 78.8 57.4 8.12 59 10.6
    Roswell 41.4 61.9 81.4 61.7 9.7 52 11.4
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 29 to 41 Tornado Risk Ranking: 32.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 5700 feet. Wheeler Peak Lowest point of elavation and location: Red Bluff Reservoir 2842 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 123598 Square miles of inland water: 7326.1
    Population in thousands: 1548 People per square mile: 13 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 11.4 Percent of population that smokes* : 22.6 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 209 Number of golf courses in the state: 91 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 853




    NEW YORK
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Albany 21.1 46.6 71.4 50.5 35.74 134 65.5
    Buffalo 23.5 45.4 70.7 51.5 37.52 169 92.2
    New York 31.8 51.9 76.4 57.5 42.82 119 26.1
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 55 to 63 Tornado Risk Ranking: 23.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 1000 feet. Mt. Marcy Lowest point of elavation and location: Atlantic Ocean 0 feet. General coastline in miles: 127 Tidal coastline in miles: 1,850 Total area of the state in square miles: 54475 Square miles of inland water: 1303.1
    Population in thousands: 18058 People per square mile: 331 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 13.3 Percent of population that smokes* : 24.1 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 375 Number of golf courses in the state: 853 Exempts spouse; death tax * for all others ranges from 2% (of estate worth $50,000 or less) to $1.45 million plus 21% (of estate in excess of $10.1 million). Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 689




    NORTH CAROLINA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Asheville 36.8 55.7 73.2 56 47.71 124 17.5
    Charlotte 40.5 60.3 78.5 60.7 43.16 111 6.1.
    Raleigh 39.6 59.4 77.7 59.7 41.76 112 7.7
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 54 to 66 Tornado Risk Ranking: 30.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 700 feet. Mt. Mitchell Lowest point of elavation and location: Atlantic Ocean 0 feet. General coastline in miles: 301 Tidal coastline in miles: 3,375 Total area of the state in square miles: 53821 Square miles of inland water: 4508.2
    Population in thousands: 6737 People per square mile: 125 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 12.5 Percent of population that smokes* : 24.6 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 225 Number of golf courses in the state: 545 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 607




    NORTH DAKOTA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Bismark 6.7 42.5 70.4 46.1 15.36 96 40.3
    Fargo 4.3 42.1 70.6 46.3 19.59 100 35.9
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 57 to 62 Tornado Risk Ranking: 5.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 1900 feet. White Butte Lowest point of elavation and location: Red River 750 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 70704 Square miles of inland water: 480.67
    Population in thousands: 635 People per square mile: 9 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 14.4 Percent of population that smokes* : 20 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 219 Number of golf courses in the state: 89 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 87




    OHIO
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Cleveland 25.5 48.1 71.6 53.2 35.4 156 53.6
    Columbus 27.1 51.4 73.8 53.9 36.97 137 28.3
    Toledo 23.1 47.8 71.8 51.7 31.78 137 38.3
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 59 to 62 Tornado Risk Ranking: 4.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 850 feet. Campbell Hill Lowest point of elavation and location: Ohio River 455 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 44828 Square miles of inland water: 3874.9
    Population in thousands: 10939 People per square mile: 244 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 13.4 Percent of population that smokes* : 26.1 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 230 Number of golf courses in the state: 764 Exempts spouse; death tax * for all others starts at 2% of estate worth up to $40,000 and ranges to $23,600 plus 7% of estate worth more than $500,000. Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 435




    OKLAHOMA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Oklahoma City 35.9 60.2 82.1 62.3 30.89 82 9
    Tulsa 35.2 61 83.2 62.6 38.77 89 9
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 55 to 56 Tornado Risk Ranking: 47.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 1300 feet. Black Mesa Lowest point of elavation and location: Little River 289 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 69903 Square miles of inland water: 1224.3
    Population in thousands: 3175 People per square mile: 45 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 13.4 Percent of population that smokes* : 23.9 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 166 Number of golf courses in the state: 182 Exempts spouse, but death tax * on estate value exceeding the federal unified credit for lineal ancestors and descendants (after exemption of $275,000) is as high as $838,850 plus 10% of amount over $10 million; $1,465,200 plus 15% for all others. Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 560




    OREGON
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Portland 38.9 50.4 67.7 54.3 37.39 154 6.8
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 47 to 73 Tornado Risk Ranking: 24.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 3300 feet. Mt. Hood Lowest point of elavation and location: Pacific Ocean 0 feet. General coastline in miles: 296 Tidal coastline in miles: 1,410 Total area of the state in square miles: 98386 Square miles of inland water: 2383.2
    Population in thousands: 2922 People per square mile: 30 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 13.2 Percent of population that smokes* : 21.1 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 221 Number of golf courses in the state: 197 No death or inheritance taxes* . No state sales tax. Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 444




    PENNSYLVANIA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Philadelphia 31.2 52.9 76.5 56.5 41.42 117 21.9
    Pittsburgh 26.7 50.1 72 52.5 36.3 154 44.6
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 54 to 66 Tornado Risk Ranking: 33.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 1100 feet. Mt. Davis Lowest point of elavation and location: Delaware River 0 feet. General coastline in miles: — Tidal coastline in miles: 89 Total area of the state in square miles: 46058 Square miles of inland water: 1238.6
    Population in thousands: 11961 People per square mile: 260 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 15.9 Percent of population that smokes* : 23.8 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 282 Number of golf courses in the state: 714 Exempts spouse; inheritance tax * on lineal ancestors and descendants is 6%; on all others, 15%. Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 442




    RHODE ISLAND
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Providence 28.2 47.9 72.5 53.2 45.32 124 37.1
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 55 to 55 Tornado Risk Ranking: 20.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 200 feet. Jerimoth Hill Lowest point of elavation and location: Atlantic Ocean 0 feet. General coastline in miles: 40 Tidal coastline in miles: 384 Total area of the state in square miles: 1545.1 Square miles of inland water: 500.12
    Population in thousands: 1004 People per square mile: 650 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 15.6 Percent of population that smokes* : 22.6 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 324 Number of golf courses in the state: 48 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 334




    SOUTH CAROLINA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Charleston 47.9 64.3 80.5 65.8 51.59 113 0.6
    Columbia 44.7 63.8 81 63.4 49.12 109 1.9
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 51 to 56 Tornado Risk Ranking: 28.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 350 feet. Sassafras Mountain Lowest point of elavation and location: Atlantic Ocean 0 feet. General coastline in miles: 187 Tidal coastline in miles: 2,876 Total area of the state in square miles: 32007 Square miles of inland water: 1896
    Population in thousands: 3560 People per square mile: 111 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 12.2 Percent of population that smokes* : 24.7 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 201 Number of golf courses in the state: 384 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 990




    SOUTH DAKOTA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Sioux Falls 12.4 46.4 74 49.4 24.12 96 39.9
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 50 to 60 Tornado Risk Ranking: 16.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 2200 feet. Harney Peak Lowest point of elavation and location: Big Stone Lake 966 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 77121 Square miles of inland water: 1223.7
    Population in thousands: 703 People per square mile: 9 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 14.3 Percent of population that smokes* : 27.2 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 177 Number of golf courses in the state: 84 Exempts spouse; inheritance tax * on lineal descendants (after $30,000 exemption) is as high as $3,750 plus 7.5% of amount over $100,000; $15,115 plus 25% on other relatives and $18,144 plus 30% on non-relatives. No personal income or capital gains taxes* . Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 197




    TENNESSEE
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Knoxville 38.2 59.6 77.6 59.5 47.29 127 12.3
    Memphis 39.6 62.6 82.1 62.9 51.57 107 5.5
    Nashville 37.1 59.7 79.4 60.2 48.49 119 11.1
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 56 to 59 Tornado Risk Ranking: 17.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 900 feet. Clingmans Dome Lowest point of elavation and location: Mississippi River 178 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 42146 Square miles of inland water: 926.49
    Population in thousands: 4953 People per square mile: 118 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 12.5 Percent of population that smokes* : 26.1 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 242 Number of golf courses in the state: 280 Exempts spouse; inheritance tax * on estate value exceeding the federal unified credit for all others (after $650,000 exemption) is as high as $30,200 plus 9.5% of amount over $440,000. No personal income or capital gains taxes* . Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 790




    TEXAS
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Austin 49.1 68.7 84.7 69.8 31.5 83 0.9
    Dallas-Ft. Worth 44 65.9 86.3 67.9 29.46 78 3.1
    El Paso 44.2 63.6 82.5 63.6 7.82 47 5.2
    Houston 51.4 68.7 83.1 69.7 44.76 105 0.4
    San Antonio 50.4 69.6 84.6 70.2 29.13 81 0.4
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 43 to 60 Tornado Risk Ranking: 48.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 1700 feet. Guadalupe Peak Lowest point of elavation and location: Gulf of Mexico 0 feet. General coastline in miles: 367 Tidal coastline in miles: 3,359 Total area of the state in square miles: 268601 Square miles of inland water: 6686.7
    Population in thousands: 17349 People per square mile: 65 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 10.1 Percent of population that smokes* : 21.9 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 196 Number of golf courses in the state: 827 No death or inheritance taxes* and no personal income or capital gains taxes* . Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 603




    UTAH
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Salt Lake City 28.6 49.2 77.5 53 15.31 90 59.1
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 35 to 43 Tornado Risk Ranking: 43.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 6100 feet. Kings Peak Lowest point of elavation and location: Beaverdam Wash 2000 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 84904 Square miles of inland water: 2736
    Population in thousands: 1770 People per square mile: 21 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 8.8 Percent of population that smokes* : 14.2 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 197 Number of golf courses in the state: 98 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 334




    VERMONT
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Burlington 16.6 42.7 69.6 47.9 33.69 153 78.2
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 59 to 59 Tornado Risk Ranking: 29.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 1000 feet. Mt. Mansfield Lowest point of elavation and location: Lake Champlain 95 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 9615 Square miles of inland water: 365.67
    Population in thousands: 567 People per square mile: 59 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 12.3 Percent of population that smokes* : 22.3 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 288 Number of golf courses in the state: 63 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 120




    VIRGINIA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Norfolk 39.9 58.2 78.4 61.3 45.22 115 7.9
    Richmond 36.6 57.9 77.8 58.6 44.07 113 14.6
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 53 to 63 Tornado Risk Ranking: 39.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 950 feet. Mt. Rogers Lowest point of elavation and location: Atlantic Ocean 0 feet. General coastline in miles: 112 Tidal coastline in miles: 3,315 Total area of the state in square miles: 42769 Square miles of inland water: 3171.1
    Population in thousands: 6286 People per square mile: 147 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 11.3 Percent of population that smokes* : 22.9 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 233 Number of golf courses in the state: 319 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 345




    WASHINGTON
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Olympia 37.2 47.3 63 50.1 50.96 164 18
    Seattle-Tacoma 39.1 48.7 64.8 52.4 38.6 158 12.8
    Spokane 25.7 45.8 69.7 47.5 16.71 114 51.5
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 44 to 73 Tornado Risk Ranking: 35.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 1700 feet. Mt. Rainier Lowest point of elavation and location: Pacific Ocean 0 feet. General coastline in miles: 157 Tidal coastline in miles: 3,026 Total area of the state in square miles: 71303 Square miles of inland water: 4720.7
    Population in thousands: 5018 People per square mile: 70 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 11.5 Percent of population that smokes* : 21.4 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 229 Number of golf courses in the state: 278 No death or inheritance taxes* and no personal income or capital gains taxes* . Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 441




    WEST VIRGINIA
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Charleston 32.9 55.3 74.5 55.9 42.43 151 31.5
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 56 to 60 Tornado Risk Ranking: 25.
    *
    Highest point of elavation and location: 1500 feet. Spruce Knob Lowest point of elavation and location: Potomac River 240 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 24231 Square miles of inland water: 144.89
    Population in thousands: 1801 People per square mile: 74 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 15.2 Percent of population that smokes* : 27.9 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 210 Number of golf courses in the state: 117 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 219




    WISCONSIN
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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Madison 15.6 45.8 70.6 49.5 30.84 118 40.8
    Milwaukee 18.7 44.6 70.5 50.9 30.94 125 47
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 61 to 64 Tornado Risk Ranking: 37.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 1050 feet. Timms Hill Lowest point of elavation and location: Lake Michigan 579 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 65503 Square miles of inland water: 11190
    Population in thousands: 4955 People per square mile: 76 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 13.2 Percent of population that smokes* : 23.4 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 224 Number of golf courses in the state: 492 No death or inheritance taxes* Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 271




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  • Weather * in selected location(s) Average January temperature: Average April temperature: Average July temperature: Average October temperature: Annual inches rainfall Annual rainy days Annual inches snowfall
    Casper 22.2 42.1 70.9 47.1 11.43 95 80.5
    Cheyenne 26.1 41.8 68.9 47.5 13.31 98 54.1
    Range of annual average humidity from locations across the state: 43 to 49 Tornado Risk Ranking: 39.
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    Highest point of elavation and location: 6700 feet. Gannett Peak Lowest point of elavation and location: Belle Fourche River 3099 feet. Total area of the state in square miles: 97818 Square miles of inland water: 713.56
    Population in thousands: 460 People per square mile: 5 Percent of population 65 years old and older: 11.5 Percent of population that smokes* : 22.8 Doctors per 10,000 residents: 167 Number of golf courses in the state: 45 No death or inheritance taxes* and no personal income or capital gains taxes* . Violent crime victims per 100,000 residents: 255






    * 1
    NetState.com States Ranked for High, Low and Average Monthly Temps (degrees Fahrenheit through 1997)
    * 2 The Disaster Center bases it's risk assessment by dividing the square mileage of each state against the frequency of death, injury, number of tornadoes, and cost of damages for each state. They then rank each State by these individual categories. They then add the total of each State's indiviual rankings and divided by the number of factors (four). The data used covers the period of 1950-1995
    * 3 UnitedHealth Group State Health Ranking - 1999 Edition Ranking of States by Prevalence of Smoking
    * 4 Sales Tax Instititute Sales and Use Tax Rates.
    * 5 Federation of Tax Administrators State Individual Income Tax Rates