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Tag Results - URBAN HEAT

Urban Heat Islands

Urban Heat Islands

Jul 14, 2021

A new Climate Central analysis evaluates the intensity of urban heat islands in cities around the country. Read the report to find out about the factors that cause hotter temperatures in urban areas, the impacts, and the solutions.

Summer 2021 Urban Heat - Mapping and Impacts

Summer 2021 Urban Heat - Mapping and Impacts

Apr 20, 2021

For the summer of 2021, NOAA is partnering with citizen scientists and additional organizations to map the hottest parts of cities in 11 states.

Urban Heat Islands

Urban Heat Islands

Aug 20, 2014

Cities tend to be warmer than the surrounding countryside, a phenomenon known as an urban heat island (UHI).