How do you know that the part of America you live in doesn’t have a lot of sun? When the Top 15 spots of a list called Top 101 Cities with the Lowest Average Sunshine Amount are occupied by your region.
We’re not talking about the Pacific Northwest in general here, this is just the Puget Sound area. Western Washington is just that cloudy, so says City Data.
No one should ever have to go to Portland (number 32) for some sunshine.