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The Hottest Cities In the US

In the US, you will find a diversity of climates. There are mountains, deserts, coasts, etc. with each coming with its own unique climate zone. Climates vary from really lovely ones, to really hot ones.

Here are 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. You will find many spectacular desert landscapes in Phoenix. You can go to Sedona or the Grand Canyon when you are there. If you miss the snow, head up to Flagstaff to cool off.

Las Vegas, Nevada, the Sin City, is the place for casinos, shopping, and more. Summer high temperature in Las Vegas goes to 104 degrees and more than 90 degrees half the year. Air conditioning and endless entertainment is the best part of Vegas. Air conditioning makes the electric bill high. 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. You should expect higher temperatures in summer and lots of oppressive humidity.

San Antonio, Texas has over 115 days over 90 degrees per year and an average summer high of 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.

Austin, the capital of Texas is one of its hottest cities. It is located right at the center of Texas. Austin temperature 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. In the summer, you can expect temperatures of over 90 degrees with 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. 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.

Another hot city is Bakersfield, California which is located northeast of LA in the Tulare Basin desert. From June to September, its average temperature is above 90 degrees.

During summer, Houston humidity is very high with an average temperature of 95 degrees. You will get to enjoy Texas’ most diverse city if you endure the weather. They have great divers cuisine from Person to Mexican to Ethiopian.