There are a few things in life upon which we can rely, and one of those things is that Phoenix is hot in the summer. But how hot? It’s a more complicated question than you might think. Certainly we can calculate average temperatures and record the highs and lows, but adding another element may show a more complete picture.
Christopher Ramirez, a biophysics major at Arizona State University, has introduced an interesting new way to measure ongoing weather conditions in specific areas not simply based on how hot it gets, but how often.