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Want an Endless Summer? Go to One of These Colleges

When the sun is shining high above and a warm breeze wraps you in all the summery feels, somehow, term papers and final exams are a little easier to handle.

Below is a list of 100 colleges that have hot, sunshiny weather (at least almost) all year long, in order of the average high temp and the most number of sunny days. We also show you how the schools match up in their overall grade, in quality of life for students, and in the worthiness of their price tags.

Click on the name of any school to find out more about it.

Find your hot spot!

 

The Warmest Colleges in the U.S.

School Average High Temperature Average Number of Sunny Days Overall Niche Grade Student Life Grade Value Grade
Average High Temperature 87.17
Average Number of Sunny Days 310.25
Overall Niche Grade A
Student Life Grade A
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 87.17
Average Number of Sunny Days 310.25
Overall Niche Grade B+
Student Life Grade A+
Value Grade B
Average High Temperature 87.17
Average Number of Sunny Days 310.25
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B+
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 86.87
Average Number of Sunny Days 310.25
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade C+
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 85.29
Average Number of Sunny Days 310.25
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade B
Average High Temperature 83.85
Average Number of Sunny Days 240.90
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B-
Value Grade B
Average High Temperature 83.78
Average Number of Sunny Days 255.50
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade B
Average High Temperature 83.24
Average Number of Sunny Days 255.50
Overall Niche Grade B+
Student Life Grade B+
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 83.24
Average Number of Sunny Days 255.50
Overall Niche Grade B+
Student Life Grade A-
Value Grade B-
Average High Temperature 82.92
Average Number of Sunny Days 255.50
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 82.54
Average Number of Sunny Days 255.50
Overall Niche Grade A-
Student Life Grade A-
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 82.54
Average Number of Sunny Days 255.50
Overall Niche Grade B+
Student Life Grade B+
Value Grade B
Average High Temperature 82.49
Average Number of Sunny Days 310.25
Overall Niche Grade A-
Student Life Grade B+
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 81.67
Average Number of Sunny Days 240.90
Overall Niche Grade A
Student Life Grade A
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 81.67
Average Number of Sunny Days 240.90
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B+
Value Grade B
Average High Temperature 81.67
Average Number of Sunny Days 240.90
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade B
Average High Temperature 81.60
Average Number of Sunny Days 310.25
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade B
Average High Temperature 81.60
Average Number of Sunny Days 255.50
Overall Niche Grade A+
Student Life Grade A+
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 81.57
Average Number of Sunny Days 219.00
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B-
Value Grade B
Average High Temperature 81.51
Average Number of Sunny Days 240.90
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 81.51
Average Number of Sunny Days 240.90
Overall Niche Grade B+
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 81.03
Average Number of Sunny Days 266.45
Overall Niche Grade A
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade A
Average High Temperature 80.20
Average Number of Sunny Days 219.00
Overall Niche Grade A
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade A
Average High Temperature 80.20
Average Number of Sunny Days 219.00
Overall Niche Grade A-
Student Life Grade A-
Value Grade A
Average High Temperature 80.20
Average Number of Sunny Days 219.00
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade B
Average High Temperature 80.20
Average Number of Sunny Days 219.00
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B+
Value Grade B
Average High Temperature 79.69
Average Number of Sunny Days 219.00
Overall Niche Grade A+
Student Life Grade A+
Value Grade A+
Average High Temperature 79.69
Average Number of Sunny Days 219.00
Overall Niche Grade B+
Student Life Grade A
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 79.69
Average Number of Sunny Days 219.00
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 79.68
Average Number of Sunny Days 215.35
Overall Niche Grade A+
Student Life Grade A+
Value Grade A+
Average High Temperature 79.68
Average Number of Sunny Days 215.35
Overall Niche Grade B+
Student Life Grade B+
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 79.68
Average Number of Sunny Days 215.35
Overall Niche Grade A-
Student Life Grade A-
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 79.68
Average Number of Sunny Days 215.35
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade B
Average High Temperature 79.60
Average Number of Sunny Days 219.00
Overall Niche Grade B+
Student Life Grade A
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 79.59
Average Number of Sunny Days 229.95
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B-
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 79.39
Average Number of Sunny Days 266.45
Overall Niche Grade A-
Student Life Grade B+
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 79.39
Average Number of Sunny Days 266.45
Overall Niche Grade B+
Student Life Grade C+
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 79.30
Average Number of Sunny Days 229.95
Overall Niche Grade A-
Student Life Grade B+
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 79.30
Average Number of Sunny Days 229.95
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B-
Value Grade B
Average High Temperature 79.18
Average Number of Sunny Days 219.00
Overall Niche Grade A-
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade A
Average High Temperature 78.70
Average Number of Sunny Days 219.00
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B-
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 78.47
Average Number of Sunny Days 266.45
Overall Niche Grade A+
Student Life Grade A-
Value Grade A+
Average High Temperature 78.47
Average Number of Sunny Days 266.45
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 78.33
Average Number of Sunny Days 266.45
Overall Niche Grade A-
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 78.33
Average Number of Sunny Days 266.45
Overall Niche Grade B+
Student Life Grade B+
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 78.10
Average Number of Sunny Days 266.45
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B-
Value Grade A
Average High Temperature 78.10
Average Number of Sunny Days 266.45
Overall Niche Grade A+
Student Life Grade A
Value Grade A+
Average High Temperature 78.10
Average Number of Sunny Days 266.45
Overall Niche Grade A+
Student Life Grade A
Value Grade A+
Average High Temperature 78.10
Average Number of Sunny Days 266.45
Overall Niche Grade A+
Student Life Grade A
Value Grade A
Average High Temperature 78.10
Average Number of Sunny Days 266.45
Overall Niche Grade A+
Student Life Grade A+
Value Grade A+
Average High Temperature 78.10
Average Number of Sunny Days 266.45
Overall Niche Grade A+
Student Life Grade A+
Value Grade A
Average High Temperature 78.10
Average Number of Sunny Days 266.45
Overall Niche Grade B+
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 78.10
Average Number of Sunny Days 266.45
Overall Niche Grade B+
Student Life Grade B-
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 78.03
Average Number of Sunny Days 262.80
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B-
Value Grade B
Average High Temperature 77.89
Average Number of Sunny Days 233.60
Overall Niche Grade A-
Student Life Grade A
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 77.88
Average Number of Sunny Days 222.65
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B-
Value Grade B
Average High Temperature 77.62
Average Number of Sunny Days 208.05
Overall Niche Grade A+
Student Life Grade A+
Value Grade A
Average High Temperature 77.62
Average Number of Sunny Days 208.05
Overall Niche Grade A-
Student Life Grade A-
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 77.62
Average Number of Sunny Days 208.05
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade B-
Average High Temperature 77.62
Average Number of Sunny Days 208.05
Overall Niche Grade B+
Student Life Grade C+
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 77.43
Average Number of Sunny Days 306.60
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B-
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 77.35
Average Number of Sunny Days 226.30
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B+
Value Grade B-
Average High Temperature 77.33
Average Number of Sunny Days 270.10
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade C+
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 77.17
Average Number of Sunny Days 222.65
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B-
Value Grade B
Average High Temperature 77.15
Average Number of Sunny Days 266.45
Overall Niche Grade B+
Student Life Grade A
Value Grade B-
Average High Temperature 76.92
Average Number of Sunny Days 222.65
Overall Niche Grade A+
Student Life Grade A
Value Grade A
Average High Temperature 76.92
Average Number of Sunny Days 222.65
Overall Niche Grade B+
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 76.92
Average Number of Sunny Days 222.65
Overall Niche Grade A-
Student Life Grade B-
Value Grade A
Average High Temperature 76.72
Average Number of Sunny Days 288.35
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B-
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 76.72
Average Number of Sunny Days 288.35
Overall Niche Grade B+
Student Life Grade B+
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 76.58
Average Number of Sunny Days 229.95
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade C+
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 76.58
Average Number of Sunny Days 219.00
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade C
Value Grade B
Average High Temperature 76.55
Average Number of Sunny Days 222.65
Overall Niche Grade A-
Student Life Grade B+
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 76.42
Average Number of Sunny Days 240.90
Overall Niche Grade A-
Student Life Grade B+
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 76.42
Average Number of Sunny Days 240.90
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 76.36
Average Number of Sunny Days 266.45
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B+
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 76.15
Average Number of Sunny Days 259.15
Overall Niche Grade B+
Student Life Grade B-
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 76.11
Average Number of Sunny Days 229.95
Overall Niche Grade B+
Student Life Grade B+
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 76.11
Average Number of Sunny Days 229.95
Overall Niche Grade B+
Student Life Grade B-
Value Grade A
Average High Temperature 76.01
Average Number of Sunny Days 222.65
Overall Niche Grade A-
Student Life Grade A
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 76.01
Average Number of Sunny Days 222.65
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade C+
Value Grade B-
Average High Temperature 75.53
Average Number of Sunny Days 222.65
Overall Niche Grade A-
Student Life Grade B+
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 75.53
Average Number of Sunny Days 222.65
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B+
Value Grade B
Average High Temperature 75.53
Average Number of Sunny Days 222.65
Overall Niche Grade B+
Student Life Grade B-
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 75.23
Average Number of Sunny Days 222.65
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade A-
Value Grade B
Average High Temperature 75.22
Average Number of Sunny Days 222.65
Overall Niche Grade A-
Student Life Grade A-
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 75.22
Average Number of Sunny Days 222.65
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B-
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 74.79
Average Number of Sunny Days 222.65
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B-
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 74.57
Average Number of Sunny Days 284.70
Overall Niche Grade A
Student Life Grade A
Value Grade A+
Average High Temperature 74.56
Average Number of Sunny Days 248.20
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B-
Value Grade B
Average High Temperature 74.43
Average Number of Sunny Days 284.70
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 74.25
Average Number of Sunny Days 262.80
Overall Niche Grade A-
Student Life Grade A-
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 74.09
Average Number of Sunny Days 266.45
Overall Niche Grade A-
Student Life Grade A-
Value Grade A
Average High Temperature 74.08
Average Number of Sunny Days 229.95
Overall Niche Grade A-
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 73.80
Average Number of Sunny Days 211.70
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade A-
Average High Temperature 73.80
Average Number of Sunny Days 211.70
Overall Niche Grade A-
Student Life Grade B+
Value Grade A
Average High Temperature 73.80
Average Number of Sunny Days 211.70
Overall Niche Grade A
Student Life Grade A
Value Grade B+
Average High Temperature 73.75
Average Number of Sunny Days 266.45
Overall Niche Grade A
Student Life Grade B+
Value Grade A
Average High Temperature 73.75
Average Number of Sunny Days 266.45
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade A
Value Grade A
Average High Temperature 73.75
Average Number of Sunny Days 266.45
Overall Niche Grade B
Student Life Grade B
Value Grade B+

Note: Niche does not have weather data for schools in Hawaii, so they could not be included on this list.

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Author: Ali Trachta

Ali is the Content Writer/Editor at Niche.