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Statistically speaking

In response to the fine weather and Daylight Savings Time, this week's statistics have spring fever. So go enjoy the sunlight and spend some quality time on the Cut. Take your work with you, if you have to.

Average number of sunny days a year in Kahului, Hawaii: 131

Average number of sunny days a year in Seattle: 71

Average number of sunny days a year in Pittsburgh: 59

Average number of hours adults spend indoors per day: 20.4

Estimated number of deaths caused by melanoma in the U.S. in 2005: 7770

Percentage of people with seasonal mood disorders: 16–26 percent

Closest public beach (Raccoon Creek State Park): 33.1 miles