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Page last updated June 29, 2022

Check out the city's new “Let's Talk Heat" informational booklet, produced by the Office of Arts & Culture​:

Heat resources and partner agencies mentioned in the “Let's Talk Heat" booklet can be found at the links below:

City of Phoenix

Summer Heat Safety Website

Office of Arts and Culture

Office of Sustainability 

Office of Environmental Programs

Weatherization Assistance Program

Citizen Forester Program

Public Meeting Notices

Let's Talk Heat Booklet

The City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture and Arizona State University's Urban Climate Research Center partnered to produce the sunBLOCK public art projects. The projects, that were partially funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, were created as part of a campaign to promote awareness about heat and sun safety. SunBLOCK included the production of an educational booklet, Let's Talk Heat. The booklet provides information about urban and extreme heat, health risks, and strategies to cool the city and keep people safe. Learn more and download PDF in English and Spanish.​

Heat Relief Network: Cooling Centers and Hydration Stations

Maricopa Association of Governments Interactive Heat Relief Network Map


Weather Service and Weather Data

National Weather Service Phoenix Forecast Office

Real-time data from the Sky Harbor Airport weather station

National Weather Service HeatRisk Forecast

Public Health

Maricopa County Department of Public Health Heat Resources 

Arizona Department of Health Services Climate and Health Resources


Community Engagement and Action Planning

Heat Action Planning Guide for Greater Phoenix


Research Partners

Arizona State University Urban Climate Research Center