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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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