Anyone who loves excessive heat, sweating, and mosquitoes can leave immediately. Thanks!
Gabriel H. Sanchez
Posted on July 3, 2018, at 5:05 p.m. ET
A thermometer on the sidewalk indicates a temperature of 120 degrees as people eat ice cream in New York City's Upper West Side on Aug. 2, 2006.
People participate in the Coney Island Mermaid Parade in Brooklyn, New York, on June 23, 2012.
A man tries to cool himself with a bottle of water during the first heat wave of the year on June 9, 2008, in New York City.
A group of men in suits attempt to cool off during their lunch in Trinity Square, London, on July 16, 1998.
Nala Pabong holds her daughter, Nala Fonseca, 4, up to a fan on Canal Street in New York City to cool off on July 30, 2002.
A man with an excessive sunburn sits on a Brazil beach in 2005.
Revelers party in a swimming pool during the Circuit Festival's Water Park Day in Vilassar de Mar, Spain, on Aug. 9, 2016.
Thousands of people crowd a public beach on a hot day in the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, Egypt, on July 15, 2011.
People splash about in the water at an indoor surf pool in Suining, China, on July 27, 2008.
A woman eats a melting ice cream in Paris on July 2, 2015.
A woman uses a hand fan to cool herself in New York City on July 9, 2007.
Tourists refresh themselves in the water of a fountain in Piazza Venezia in downtown Rome on June 26, 2005.
Passengers are hit with unpleasant, warm air as they enter TTC subway cars in Toronto on July 13, 2016.
Heat waves emanate from an exhaust pipe of a city transit bus as it passes an American flag hung outside the Los Angeles County Hall of Justice in 2013.
A 1983 sign with Smokey Bear on it reads, "Fire danger high today."
Swarms of mosquitoes near Wainwright, Alaska, on July 19, 2011.
A person walks on asphalt that has begun to melt and stick on July 23, 2006, in Givors, France.
A man with sunburns eats ice creams on the beach of Cabourg, France, on June 17, 2017.
Gabriel H. Sanchez is the photo essay editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York City.
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