Top 10 Driest Cities in US
Bakersfield: roughly 100 miles north of Los Angeles, is situated in south-central California and is fourth on the list with 5.72 inches of annual rainfall.
Bishop:The city of Bishop is situated in the eastern part of California, along the north side of the Death Valley National Park. It is third on the list with an annual rain average of 5.61 inches.
Yuma:The city is situated in the southwestern part of Arizona, has a population of about 203,881, and receives less than 3 inches of rain every year. On average, only about 2.65 inches of rainfall.
Winnemucca:Situated in the north-central part of Nevada along Route 80, Winnemucca is the tenth driest city in America, averaging an annual rainfall of 7.822 inches. It has a population of 8,431.
Las Vegas: With a population of 641,903 people in the city and about 1.8 million residents housed in the surrounding area, Las Vegas is the 26th most populous city in the United States.
Alamosa:Situated in the San Luis Valley in south-central Colorado, Alamosa is number 6 on the list, with an average annual rainfall of 7.13 inches. It has a population of 16,376 people .
Winslow:is the 8th driest city in the US. The city is situated in central Arizona and is approximately 70 miles from Flagstaff. It is home to a population of about 9,005 people.
El Paso:The city, famous for its dry climate, has an average annual rainfall of 7.82 inches. With a population of 865,657, it is the sixth biggest city in Texas and the 22nd biggest city in the US.
Reno: which is sometimes referred to as the Biggest Little City in the World, is 7th on the list, with an average rainfall value of 7.49 inches. It is the 4th biggest city in Nevada.
Phoenix: is the capital city of Arizona and one of the country’s major cities, with a population of 1.6 million people in the city and 4.3 million in the surrounding metro region.