James Brasuell wrote:

"The nonprofit research group Climate Central analyzed land cover in 160 cities, looking at things like the amount of pavement versus trees, population density and the heights and types of buildings to give each city a heat "index" or intensity score," explains an article by Barbara Moran.

Moran's coverage is focusing on Boston, which finished sixth on the heat index. New Orleans, Newark, and New York are the top three cities on the index.