The Sweatiest Cities in America

“If you ever need to fill a swimming pool with sweat, and you need to do it in a hurry,” reads this article by Live Science, “you might enlist the entire population of Phoenix, Ariz., home to the sweatiest people in the nation.” Mmm … a swimming pool filled with sweat: how refreshing!

For the second year in a row, Phoenix is ranked the number 1 sweatiest city in America, producing “26 ounces of sweat per hour while walking outdoors.” With a population of 1.5 million, that’s 39 million ounces of sweat in one city, or almost 2 million 20-ounce bottles worth per hour. Wow! Here are the 10 sweatiest cities in America (or where not to travel to this summer):

  1. Phoenix
  2. Las Vegas
  3. Tucson, Ariz.
  4. Dallas
  5. Corpus Christi, Texas
  6. San Antonio, Texas
  7. Austin, Texas
  8. Shreveport, La.
  9. Houston
  10. Waco, Texas