What a Sweltering City Really Looks Like in the SummerS

It seems like it's always hot here in NYC, but it's not only when the oppressive sun is beating down. No, the buildings like to help spread the love around by hoarding the heat and dishing it out themselves. This is what it looks like.

Taken by Nickolay Lamm from StorageFront.com, these thermal images show the hidden heat harassment the concrete jungle is almost always perpetrating. Leaves and trees have the ability to stay cool by transpiration, the plant equivalent of good old fashioned sweat. But buildings and asphalt aren't so lucky, so you can thank them for the swealtering, urban heat.

What a Sweltering City Really Looks Like in the SummerS

What a Sweltering City Really Looks Like in the SummerS

What a Sweltering City Really Looks Like in the SummerS

What a Sweltering City Really Looks Like in the SummerS

What a Sweltering City Really Looks Like in the SummerS

You can hop over to Storage Front to see more photos, and read more about the science behind them. And in the meantime, try and stay cool. [Storage Front via Co.Exist]