These Are the 10 Hottest US Cities

Texas is sizzling
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 25, 2016 11:00 AM CDT
The sun rises over the desert north of Phoenix.   (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

(Newser) – You know what they say, if you can’t stand the heat, get out of Texas. 24/7 Wall St. has rounded up the hottest US cities based on the average number of days each year that temperatures reached at least 90 degrees since records began. A whopping seven of the top 10 are in the Lone Star State. The hottest cities and their average number of 90+ degree days:

  1. Phoenix, Ariz.: 169
  2. Tucson, Ariz.: 146
  3. Las Vegas, Nev.: 135
  4. Del Rio, Texas: 134
  5. Brownsville, Texas: 124
  6. San Antonio, Texas: 116
  7. Austin, Texas: 114
  8. San Angelo, Texas: 114
  9. Corpus Christi, Texas: 112
  10. Waco, Texas: 111
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