Hottest Summers in the US
A diversity of climates is found in the states of the US. There are unique climate zones typical of mountains, deserts, coasts and more. There are lovely climates but others are really hot.
Below is a list of the hottest cities in the US.
For almost half the year, Phoenix, Arizona has temperatures above 90 degrees. Still, it is one of the most populated cities in the US. In Phoenix, there are spectacular views of desert landscapes. You will have your fill of desert landscapes in Sedona and the Grand Canyon in Phoenix. If you miss the snow, head up to Flagstaff to cool off.
Las Vegas, Nevada is the place for casinos, shopping, and more. During summer, temperatures reach a high of 104 degrees, and half the year the temperatures reach over 90 degrees. You can enjoy Vegas with its endless entertainment and air conditioning. Electric bills are high here. If you want to move to Vegas, then this post will help you learn how to reduce your cooling costs.
Between the Gulf of Mexico and Mexico itself is Brownsville, Texas. Its climate is semi-tropical and this means that it is warm and humid all year round, with average temperature of 74 degrees and 75 percent humidity. In summer, expect higher temperatures though and lots of oppressive humidity.
The average temperature in San Antonio, Texas is more than 90 degrees for over 115 days and the average summer temperature is 97 degrees. You can visit the Alamo while you are here. You can also check out the shops and restaurants along the Riverwalk.
Austin, Texas, the capital city is also a very hot city. Its location is right at the center of Texas. The temperatures in Austin during summer goes above the 90s to lower 100s. Visting the many fantastic BBQ joints and local breweries in Austin can help you beat the heat.
Corpus Christi, Texas is a beach city, but also one of Texas’ warmest cities. Summer temperatures are above 90 degrees and plenty of humidity from the Gulf of Mexico. You can relax on the shores of Padre Island and watch sea turtles return to the gulf. You can also find here the Texas State Aquarium with its dolphins, fish, and other sea life. History buffs should check out the USS Lexington, an aircraft carrier during World War II.
Located northeast of Los Angeles in the Tulare Basin desert is Bakersfield, California. Its average temperature is above 90 degrees in the months between June and September.
Houston humidity is high and the average temperature is 95 degrees during summer. This diverse city can be enjoyed if you endure the heat of summer. They have great divers cuisine from Person to Mexican to Ethiopian.