Worst places to see 2024 solar eclipse? Two spots in Upstate NY could be cloudiest

Likelihood of cloudy skies for 2024 solar eclipse in Upstate New York

This map shows the historical chances of overcast skies in selected Upstate New York cities on April 8. This year on that date, a total solar eclipse will occur in Western New York and the Adirondacks.Northeast Regional Climate Center

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Syracuse, N.Y. – If you want the best chances of clear skies for the total solar eclipse on April 8, Upstate New York is not, unfortunately, your best bet.

Of the 61 official weather measuring sites in the eclipse’s U.S. path, which spans from southwestern Texas to northern Maine, no place is more likely to have clouds covering the sky than Syracuse.

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