Here are Houston’s ‘hot zone’ neighborhoods, based on new study

HARC in the News


By ABC13 Staff

At the same time of day in the Houston area, temperatures can vary by nearly 20 degrees among neighborhoods, a new study finds.

Researchers with the Houston Advanced Research Center, the city of Houston, Harris County Public Health, and The Nature

Conservancy of Texas published a map January 5 displaying the range in temperatures collected by 84 volunteers throughout Houston and parts of Harris County on August 7.


Science shows that there is real potential to reshape our built environment and cool our cities down where it's needed most.

Suzanne Scott, State Director, The Nature Conservancy in Texas