• 1. A boy swimming in the Drim River in Struga, Macedonia.

    1. A boy swimming in the Drim River in Struga, Macedonia.

  • 2. The ‘Peaceful World’ air balloon, flying above the water in Chillicothe, Illinois.

    2. The 'Peaceful World' air balloon, flying above the water in Chillicothe, Illinois.

  • 3. A surfer at Watergate Bay, England.

    3. A surfer at Watergate Bay, England.

  • 4. Seven-year-old Yasmin Bolden, is washed off after a mud contest at the Wet and Wild Water Week Day Camp at the Ruffner Mountain Nature Center in Birmingham, Alabama.

    4. Seven-year-old Yasmin Bolden, is washed off after a mud contest at the Wet and Wild Water Week Day Camp at the Ruffner Mountain Nature Center in Birmingham, Alabama.

  • 5. The sunset at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, California.

    5. The sunset at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas, California.

  • 6. A pigeon cooling off at a fountain in Madrid.

    6. A pigeon cooling off at a fountain in Madrid.

  • 7. A man reads the newspaper while swimming in the Tus Lake in Russia.

    7. A man reads the newspaper while swimming in the Tus Lake in Russia.

  • 8. Using plastic bottles for floatation, a boy jumps into the Dambovita River in Bucharest, Romania.

    8. Using plastic bottles for floatation, a boy jumps into the Dambovita River in Bucharest, Romania.

  • 9. ‘Manhattanhenge’ from 42nd Street in New York.

    9. 'Manhattanhenge' from 42nd Street in New York.

  • 10. A boy runs up a stairway flooded from heavy rainfall in Chengdu, China.

    10. A boy runs up a stairway flooded from heavy rainfall in Chengdu, China.

  • 11. Sunbathing in the Englischen Garten in Munich, Germany.

    11. Sunbathing in the Englischen Garten in Munich, Germany.

  • 12. During the Paris Triathlon, competitors swim in the Seine River.

    12. During the Paris Triathlon, competitors swim in the Seine River.

  • 13. The ‘haboob,’ or dust storm, as it engulfed Phoenix, Arizona.

    13. The 'haboob,' or dust storm, as it engulfed Phoenix, Arizona.

  • 14. During the ‘Bous a la Mar’ (‘Bulls to the Sea’) festival in Denia, Spain, a bull swims after being chased into the water.

    14. During the 'Bous a la Mar' ('Bulls to the Sea') festival in Denia, Spain, a bull swims after being chased into the water.

  • 15. A young girl chills out in the Fort Worth Stockyards in Texas.

    15. A young girl chills out in the Fort Worth Stockyards in Texas.

  • 16. Firefighter Tony Reiter fills his helmet with water and dumps it on his head to take a break in Phoenix, Arizona.

    16. Firefighter Tony Reiter fills his helmet with water and dumps it on his head to take a break in Phoenix, Arizona.

  • 17. After the Las Conchas wildfire in Los Alamos, New Mexico, the sun finally shines through the smoke clouds.

    17. After the Las Conchas wildfire in Los Alamos, New Mexico, the sun finally shines through the smoke clouds.

  • 18. The Kansai Electric Power Company’s Mihama nuclear power plant in Japan stands in the background as a man dives into the sea.

    18. The Kansai Electric Power Company's Mihama nuclear power plant in Japan stands in the background as a man dives into the sea.

  • 19. A woman takes a swim in Lake Balaton, outside Budapest.

    19. A woman takes a swim in Lake Balaton, outside Budapest.

  • 20. Fountain in Victorian Square, Sparks, Nevada.

    20. Fountain in Victorian Square, Sparks, Nevada.

  • 21. Space is tight at Tokyo Summerland, in Akiruno, Japan.

    21. Space is tight at Tokyo Summerland, in Akiruno, Japan.

  • 22. People take some time out in the fountains at the Eiffel Tower.

    22. People take some time out in the fountains at the Eiffel Tower.

  • 23. The algae on the coastline of Qingdao, China overwhelms a boy as he goes for a swim.

    23. The algae on the coastline of Qingdao, China overwhelms a boy as he goes for a swim.

  • 24. A swimmer and a cop discuss the new security measures for swimmers at Lake Zurich, Switzerland.

    24. A swimmer and a cop discuss the new security measures for swimmers at Lake Zurich, Switzerland.

  • 25. Buyan, a male Siberian brown bear, gets a shower at the Royev Ruchey Zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Russia.

    25. Buyan, a male Siberian brown bear, gets a shower at the Royev Ruchey Zoo in Krasnoyarsk, Russia.

  • Check out the whole set at The Atlantic.