While the desert climate is ideal for active lifestyles, with 300 days of sunshine per year and a healthy mean temperature of 66 degrees, there are summer days where the temperature exceeds 115 degrees. It is important to note the dangers of this extreme heat we often experience.
What are some tips for protecting yourself during extreme heat?
What are some vehicle tips?
When the temperature outside is 115 degrees, the temperature within a vehicle can reach upwards of 165 degrees. Therefore, it's a good idea not to leave anything in your car that is perishable, could melt or be damaged by intense heat. Examples of items to remove from your car are:
How can I get more information on extreme heat?