When viewing Monday's upcoming solar eclipse some Colcordo cities rank higher than others. Obviously the further north you are the better the view.

If taking the day off work and traveling to Wyoming isn't an option for you Monday. How about making a shorter run to see the eclipse?

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If you choose to stay around Grand Junction you'll be about in the middle of the pack when it comes to viewing the most sun coverage. Even the Colorado cities further south will still see about 80% coverage. The National Weather Service and NASA have compiled a list of Colorado's larger towns and cities, ranked from best to worst in terms of viewing.

1) Julesburg — 99.1 percent

2) Sterling — 97.1 percent

3) Yuma — 95.7 percent

4) Fort Collins — 95.4 percent

5) Fort Morgan — 95.2 percent

6) Greeley — 95.1 percent

7) Craig — 93.2 percent

8) Boulder — 93.1 percent

9) Stratton — 92.9 percent

10) Denver — 92.3 percent

11) Limon — 91.7 percent

12) Arapahoe — 91.6 percent

13) Marshall — 91.1 percent

14) Rangley — 90.7 percent

15) Leadville — 89.4 percent

16) Rifle — 89.3 percent

17) El Jebel — 89.3 percent

18) Colorado Springs — 89.1 percent

19) Aspen — 88.8 percent

20) Lamar — 88.3 percent

21) Canon City — 87.3 percent

22) La Junta — 87.1 percent

23) Salida — 87 percent

24) Grand Junction — 87 percent

25) Gunnison — 86.2 percent

26) Springfield — 85.8 percent

27) Montrose — 85.2 percent

28) Walsenburg — 84.6 percent

29) Del Norte — 83.4 percent

30) Telluride — 83.2 percent

31) Trinidad — 83.1 percent

32) Slick Rock — 82.8 percent

33) Pagosa Springs — 81.3 percent

34) Delores — 80.9 percent

35) Durango — 80.6 percent

Credit: The Denver Channel

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