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Worst Cities for Spring Allergies

Southeastern Cities Hardest Hit; Lexington, Ky., Ranked No. 1

Full List of Worst Cities for Spring Allergies

1. Lexington, Ky. (last year: 16)
2. Little Rock, Ark. (last year: 8)
3. Chattanooga, Tenn. (last year: 14)
4. Louisville, Ky. (last year: 3)
5. Johnson City, Tenn. (last year: 26)
6. Greenville, S.C. (last year: 19)
7. Richmond, Va. (last year: 63)
8. Charlotte, N.C. (last year: 4)
9. Jackson, Miss. (last year: 12)
10. St. Louis (last year: 5)
11. Knoxville, Tenn. (last year: 9)
12. Greensboro, N.C. (last year: 25)
13. Raleigh, N.C. (last year: 31)
14. Albuquerque, N.M. (last year: 34)
15. Birmingham, Ala. (last year: 49)
16. Washington, D.C. (last year: 97)
17. Omaha, Neb. (last year: 70)
18. Tulsa, Okla. (last year: 13)
19. Oklahoma City (last year: 47)
20. Atlanta (last year: 1)
21. Columbia, S.C. (last year: 17)
22. San Antonio (last year: 21)
23. Madison, Wis. (last year: 29)
24. Memphis, Tenn. (last year: 28)
25. Philadelphia (last year: 23)
26. Austin, Texas (last year: 6)
27. Augusta, Ga. (last year: 2)
28. Las Vegas (last year: 38)
29. Baton Rouge, La. (last year: 51)
30. Wichita, Kan. (last year: 30)
31. Charleston, S.C. (last year: 41)
32. Allentown, Penn. (last year: 10)
33. Indianapolis (last year: 33)
34. New Orleans (last year: 62)
35. Minneapolis-St. Paul (last year: 37)
36. Dallas-Fort Worth (last year: 18)
37. Kansas City, Mo. (last year: 36)
38. Dayton, Ohio (last year: 72)
39. Columbus, Ohio (last year: 74)
40. Salt Lake City (last year: 52)
41. Tucson, Ariz. (last year: 40)
42. Syracuse, N.Y. (last year: 76)
43. Albany, N.Y. (last year: 85)
44. Mobile, Ala. (last year: 60)
45. Tampa, Fla. (last year: 27)
46. Kalamazoo, Mich. (last year: 43)
47. Boston (last year: 32)
48. Modesto, Calif. (last year: 58)
49. Hartford, Conn. (last year: 35)
50. Houston (last year: 20)
51. Nashville, Tenn. (last year: 15)
52. Des Moines, Iowa (last year: 39)
53. Lansing, Mich. (last year: 46)
54. Denver (last year: 93)
55. Scranton, Pa. (last year: 59)
56. Orlando, Fla. (last year: 11)
57. Stockton, Calif. (last year: 61)
58. Baltimore (last year: 42)
59. Pensacola, Fla. (last year: 68)
60. Buffalo, N.Y. (last year: 90)
61. Fresno, Calif. (last year: 86)
62. Sacramento, Calif. (last year: 73)
63. Boise City, Idaho (last year: 88)
64. Providence, R.I. (last year: 64)
65. Jacksonville, Fla. (last year: 22)
66. Harrisburg, Pa. (last year: 54)
67. Cincinnati (last year: 71)
68. Rochester, N.Y. (last year: 80)
69. Phoenix-Mesa (last year: 50)
70. Norfolk, Va. (last year: 94)
71. Toledo, Ohio (last year: 53)
72. El Paso, Texas (last year: 66)
73. Milwaukee (last year: 65)
74. Fort Wayne, Ind. (last year: 44)
75. Grand Rapids, Mich. (last year: 45)
76. McAllen, Texas (last year: 24)
77. Colorado Springs, Colo. (last year: 89)
78. Canton, Ohio (last year: 55)
79. Fort Myers, Fla. (last year: 87)
80. Detroit (last year: 69)
81. Lancaster, Pa. (last year: 67)
82. West Palm Beach, Fla. (last year: 79)
83. Pittsburgh (last year: 56)
84. Chicago (last year: 95)
85. Portland, Ore. (last year: 81)
86. Springfield, Mass. (last year: 7)
87. Melbourne, Fla. (last year: 84)
88. New York (last year: 48)
89. Sarasota, Fla. (last year: 78)
90. San Diego (last year: 96)
91. Youngstown, Ohio (last year: 75)
92. Seattle (last year: 91)
93. San Francisco (last year: 82)
94. Daytona Beach, Fla. (last year: 92)
95. Bakersfield, Calif. (last year: 57)
96. Cleveland (last year: 77)
97. Spokane, Wash. (last year: 98)
98. South Bend, Ind. (no ranking last year)
99. Los Angeles (last year: 99)
100. Miami (last year: 100)

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