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Ten Hottest Things Houstonians Have to Deal With During the Summer

Ten Hottest Things Houstonians Have to Deal With During the Summer
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People have romantic ideas of summer. As a kid, it's all about being off from school. As an adult, summer is time to squeeze in those vacation days.

But no matter how much we wish otherwise, summer in Houston can really suck sometimes. Here are some of the hottest things Houstonians have to deal with during the summer:

Ten Hottest Things Houstonians Have to Deal With During the Summer

10. Free Press Summerfest Summerfest is fun as hell. It's also hot as hell.

 

Shoes are always a wise choice.
Shoes are always a wise choice.
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9. Pretty much any surface your feet touch outside Bare feet don't exist in Houston during the summer. Be it asphalt streets, cement sidewalks or brick walkways; it's all hot.

 

Tongues out is the only way to cope.
Tongues out is the only way to cope.
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8. Your dog Poor dogs - they have all that hair. No amount of water can totally make up for it.

 

Hot juice! Yum!
Hot juice! Yum!

7. Any liquid you leave in your car for more than 10 minutes. Water left in a car for 10 minutes? Undrinkable. Soda left in a car for 10 minutes? Very undrinkable. Coffee left in a - stop. Undrinkable.

 

A morning run is really the only option you have during the summer, if you can wake up for one.
A morning run is really the only option you have during the summer, if you can wake up for one.
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6. Any outdoor workout Few people really truly want to go for a run. Even fewer want to wake up early in the morning to do it.

 

Ten Hottest Things Houstonians Have to Deal With During the Summer
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5. A whole next level of humidity No words do Houston's humidity justice. Heat is one thing; wet heat is another. Sometimes, just walking down the street during the summer can feel like your taking a stroll in soup.

 

Looks like Heaven.
Looks like Heaven.
Photo by David Hall

4. Your house when the air conditioning breaks Keeping your house or apartment at a cool 70 degrees is great, until it breaks. Then nothing is right with the world.

 

Ten Hottest Things Houstonians Have to Deal With During the Summer

3. Your seatbelt buckle There's nothing quite like branding yourself while trying to put on your seatbelt.

 

The black Porsche interior seems nice, until it's 100 degrees outside.
The black Porsche interior seems nice, until it's 100 degrees outside.
Photo by Bryn Pinzgauer

2. Your car's leather seats Crack a window. Use a windshield cover. Whatever you do, it's going to be hot in your car. And if you have black interior, bless you.

 

That woodgrain doesn't seem like such a wise choice now, does it?
That woodgrain doesn't seem like such a wise choice now, does it?
Photo by Leslie Wong

1. Your car's steering wheel Ahh! Hands!


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