Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Heat-in-Washington-DC-27MZIFJJ9I58X.htmlConceptually similarHeat in Washington DCGP0STQ246Completed★★★★Heat in Washington DCGP0STQ245Completed★★★★Heat in Washington DCGP0STQ244Completed★★★★Heat in Washington DCGP0STQ243Completed★★★★World War II Memorial in the USGP0STQ2DSCompleted★★★★Heat and Pollution in Washington D.C.GP0STQV9ACompleted★★★★Heat Causes Mass Fish Deaths in Washington DCGP0STQ28BCompleted★★★★Lincoln Memorial in the USGP0STQ2ADCompleted★★★★Heat and Pollution in Washington D.C.GP0STQV9FCompleted★★★★View AllGP0STQ242Heat in Washington DCAt the World War II Memorial, people stay cool by dipping their feet in the water of the fountain. Washington DC has experienced oppressive heat and humidity this summer, with temperatures in the high 90's and heat indexes past 100 degrees. However, despite the uncomfortable heat, tourists and residents of DC have been spending a lot of time outside, finding ways to stay cool.Locations:North America-United States of America-Washington, D.C.Date:14 Aug, 2016Credit:© Livia Ferguson / GreenpeaceMaximum size:2606px X 3773pxKeywords:Climate (campaign title)-Climate change-Climate change impacts-Clouds-Copy space-Evening-Fountains-Hot-KWCI (GPI)-Monuments-Outdoors-Rear view-Summer-Two people-War memorials-Water-WeatherShoot:Heatwave in Washington DCWashington DC has experienced oppressive heat and humidity this summer, with temperatures in the high 90's and heat indexes past 100 degrees. However, despite the uncomfortable heat, tourists and residents of DC have been spending a lot of time outside, finding ways to stay cool. This hot summer has also impacted local wildlife. Because of such high temperatures, fish living in the lake of Constitution Gardens of the National Mall have died, resulting in an unappealing smell but a feast for birds and other creatures.