Where is the driest spot on Earth?
(It’s not the Sahara!)
The Atacama Desert
The 600 miles of South America’s Atacama desert is recorded as the driest place on Earth, no contest.
This desert has an average of only 4 inches of rain every hundred years. Incredible, but true.
 What city claims to be the sunniest place in the U.S.?
Yuma, Arizona, USA
In this city in Arizona, the sun shines for an average of 11 hours a day.
The usual forecast is sun for 90 percent of the year, averaging a total of 4015 daylight hours each year.