19 Times Arizona’s Dry Heat Almost Made Your Skin Melt Off

More like, DRY HATE, amirite?

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THIS IS NOT* A STOCK PHOTO. AZ HEAT WILL HAVE YOU CRAWLING LIKE THIS ON YOUR HANDS AND KNEES.

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*OK, FINE, it is a stock photo, but the heat is REAL. Everyone is this man, out lost in the desert when the heat hits record-highs each summer.

2. When your phone gets so damn hot that it throws *shade* at you and SHUTS DOWN.

Well, don't leave your iPhone in the car. It's that time of year again... #arizonaheat #summerishere

Darin Leavitt@dleavitt33

Well, don't leave your iPhone in the car. It's that time of year again... #arizonaheat #summerishere

4:31 PM - 12 May 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

3. When the heat is SO OPPRESSIVE that fans spitting out water are placed outside for everyone's survival.

Because In phoenix it is so hot we need fans outside.

Maddy Underwood@maddy_underwood

Because In phoenix it is so hot we need fans outside.

3:41 PM - 24 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

4. When the local news has an #icewatch to test how long it takes for ice to melt in the hundred degree heat. NOT LONG, FRIENDS.

#IceWatch2013 The blocks are struggling mightily under the oppressive Arizona heat. Will they make it to sunset?

AZ Family@azfamily

#IceWatch2013 The blocks are struggling mightily under the oppressive Arizona heat. Will they make it to sunset?

12:47 PM - 07 Jun 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

5. When people are so desperate for a way to cool off that getting all of your clothes wet at a public fountain is NO PROBLEM.

It's official: #Phoenix has broken the heat record today — not just once, but twice http://t.co/HnrTjYnyfM #azwx

azcentral@azcentral

It's official: #Phoenix has broken the heat record today — not just once, but twice http://t.co/HnrTjYnyfM #azwx

4:07 PM - 24 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

6. When even natural plant life can't survive the heat from the sun. NO TREE LEFT BEHIND.

its so hot in Phoenix the trees are literally exploding!

Phavian@Phavian

its so hot in Phoenix the trees are literally exploding!

11:31 PM - 28 Jun 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

7. When 122 degrees is TOTALLY NORMAL.

Arizona weather is ridiculous! #az #arizona #heat #arizonaweather #fml #hot

Cilla@Cilla51332867

Arizona weather is ridiculous! #az #arizona #heat #arizonaweather #fml #hot

4:53 PM - 24 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

8. That time it was so VERY HOT that they had to put flames around the words.

Easiest Job ever weather man in Phoenix. Today's forecast is very hot repeat all summer

One Putt Blunder@oneputtblunder

Easiest Job ever weather man in Phoenix. Today's forecast is very hot repeat all summer

9:39 PM - 30 Jun 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

10. That day people BAKED COOKIES in their car in the middle of the afternoon's hellish heat.

It was so hot in Phoenix yesterday that the weather service tried to bake cookies in a car #anditworked

Greg Diamond@gdimeweather

It was so hot in Phoenix yesterday that the weather service tried to bake cookies in a car #anditworked

3:58 AM - 29 Jun 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

11. When you try to cool off, but instead the fan MELTS. HELP. 9-1-1, the HEAT is killing everything.

Dafak is happening in Phoenix! Everything is melting http://t.co/d7hatc7KRe @joemonsen

Joseph Monsen@joemonsen

Dafak is happening in Phoenix! Everything is melting http://t.co/d7hatc7KRe
@joemonsen

3:10 PM - 29 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

12. That time weather apps called it "BLAZING" sunshine. WTF. This is torture.

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13. THIS IS NOT A JOKE. THIS IS NOT A TEST.

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14. When the sun gives absolutely no fucks so it melts on your phone. *sun breathes fire while maniacally laughing at Arizona*

it's so hot in Arizona that even the sun is sweating

15. When people drive with oven mitts like it's a totally average thing because you have to avoid the VERY REAL THREAT of third-degree burns.

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17. When your hope for change in 2014 is shattered because last summer was literally the HOTTEST ON RECORD.

Hottest summer on record for PHX. Highest avg temp (95.1°) & avg Min temp (83.7°F) for Summer 2013. #AZwx #AZheat

NWS Phoenix@NWSPhoenix

Hottest summer on record for PHX. Highest avg temp (95.1°) & avg Min temp (83.7°F) for Summer 2013. #AZwx #AZheat

7:03 AM - 18 Sep 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

18. When the pavement gets to 170 DEGREES so people fry their bacon and egg breakfast on it. Literally HOT AS HELL.

HOT AS HELL: In Arizona, the parking lot of @azfamily is now a robust 170 degrees.

NewsBreaker@NewsBreaker

HOT AS HELL: In Arizona, the parking lot of @azfamily is now a robust 170 degrees.

2:02 PM - 28 Jun 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

19. When the sun makes the pool so hot that people DUMP BLOCKS OF ICE to make it a normal temperature.

Only in Arizona would you need to put ice in your pool because it's too hot...

Paris ♡@parisgarcia713

Only in Arizona would you need to put ice in your pool because it's too hot...

1:08 PM - 20 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite