A Guide to the Hottest Cities in the US
The US is home to a surprisingly diverse set of climates. There are unique climate zones typical of mountains, deserts, coasts and more. You can find places where the climate is really lovely but there are also places where you will really feel hot.
Below is a list of the hottest cities in the US.
The temperatures above 90 degrees characterize the temperatures at Phoenix, Arizona for almost half of the year. Still, it is one of the most populated cities in the US. In Phoenix, there are spectacular views of desert landscapes. If you visit Phoenix, go to Sedona or the Grand Canyon. Head up to Flagstaff and you will find snow there to cool off.
Casino lovers, shoppers and more go to Las Vegas, Nevada. Summer high temperature in Las Vegas goes to 104 degrees and more than 90 degrees half the year. The best parts of Vegas is the air conditioning and endless entertainment. Electric bills are high here. If you are moving to Vegas where there are high energy bills, check out this post to learn how to reduce your cooling cost.
Between the Gulf of Mexico and Mexico itself is Brownsville, Texas. IN Brownsville, it is warm and humid all year round with its semi-tropical climate and average temperature o f74 degrees and 75 percent humidity. Summertime proves to be hotter and more humid.
The average temperature in San Antonio, Texas is more than 90 degrees for over 115 days and the average summer temperature is 97 degrees. While here, treat yourself with a bit of history at the Alamo. Or you can visit some shops and restaurants along the Riverwalk.
One of the hottest cities in Texas is its capital city, Austin. It is situated at the center of Texas. Austin temperature during summer goes above the 90s to lower 100s. If you want to beat the heat in Austin, visit their many fantastic BBQ joints or local breweries.
Corpus Christi, Texas is a warm city which is near the beach. In the summer, you can expect temperatures of over 90 degrees with plenty of humidity from the Gulf of Mexico. You can watch the sea turtles from Padre Island while relaxing at its shores. If you love sea life, you can watch dolphins, fish and other sea life from the Texas State Aquarium which you can also find here. History buffs should check out the USS Lexington, an aircraft carrier during World War II.
Bakersfield, California is located northeast of Los Angeles in the Tulare Basin desert. From June to September, its average temperature is above 90 degrees.
Houston humidity is high and the average temperature is 95 degrees during summer. You will get to enjoy Texas’ most diverse city if you endure the weather. You will get to taste your way through all of the city’s cuisine from Person to Mexican to Ethiopian.