Austin’s a hot city to live in, and as anyone who’s ever set foot here, it’s also scorching hot in the summer.
Sparefoot, a personal storage company, recently put together a list of the “hottest hottest cities in the United States,” ranking cities with growing populations and rising temperatures.
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Austin landed in the No. 5 spot of Sparefoot’s list. According to Census data, the city’s population increased by 17,738 between 2015-16. By 2100, locals can expect an increase of 79 “extremely hot” days. This value is calculated by Climate Central, and varies for each city on the list, using its “baseline” hot temperature.
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Austin hits 92.2 on the Sperling Heat Index which “combines each city’s average high temperature, nighttime low temperatue, dew point, and relative humidity at high temperature.”
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Four other Texas cities made the list. Fort Worth, Houston, Dallas and San Antonio rank just ahead of the Texas capital.