Money's list of America's best small towns


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Here are towns from the Best Places database with the highest average temperatures in July.
Rank City Avg. high temperature in July (°F)
1 Palmdale, CA 107.0°
2 Discovery Bay, CA 105.6°
3 Alpine, CA 105.0°
4 Sierra Vista, AZ 102.7°
5 San Diego Country Estates, CA 102.4°
5 Tanque Verde, AZ 102.4°
7 Vallejo, CA 101.7°
8 Prescott, AZ 100.5°
9 New River, AZ 99.6°
9 Sunnyvale, CA 99.6°
11 Clovis, CA 99.1°
11 Lancaster, CA 99.1°
11 Peoria, AZ 99.1°
14 Hercules, CA 99.0°
14 La Quinta, CA 99.0°
16 Fresno, CA 98.9°
17 Pinole, CA 98.8°
18 Tucson, AZ 98.4°
19 El Paso, TX 98.3°
19 Incline Village-Crystal Bay, NV 98.3°
21 Oro Valley, AZ 98.2°
22 Summerlin South, NV 97.5°
23 Vacaville, CA 97.4°
24 Victorville, CA 97.3°
25 Claremore, OK 96.9°
From the August 2009 issue
Source: NOAA National Weather Center observation reporting centers
County-level data. Only cities within 50 miles of a weather station considered.
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