Hot Time, Summer in the City

Top songs on days with temperatures higher than two standard deviations above average. Data: Spotify, NOAA. Graphic: Diego Garcia-Olano.
Top artists by number of tracks streamed in cities experiencing extreme high temperatures. Data: Spotify.
Top songs “above index” (significantly higher stream count relative to other days) on days with temperatures higher than two standard deviations above average. Data: Spotify, NOAA. Graphic: Diego Garcia-Olano.
Average danceability, energy, and valence for each day in Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington DC, against high temperature for that day. Data: Spotify, Accuweather.
Average danceability, energy, and valence for each day in Washington DC, against high temperature for that day. Data: Spotify, Accuweather.

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