The temperature in Pheonix has almost reached a record-breaking 122 °F (50 °C) recorded on June 26, 1990, and it's becoming harder and harder to escape the insane heat. The flights are being cancelled, and things are literally melting.

Today it's up to 116 °F (47 °C), and 168 °F (76°C) on the concrete. To illustrate just how bad the situation is we have collected some shocking images of things melting in Arizona.

Do you live there? Tells us how you deal with such high temperatures.

 

#1

My Neighbors Put Up This Fake Rock Plastic Wall Over The Winter. It's Slowly Melting Away In The Heat

My Neighbors Put Up This Fake Rock Plastic Wall Over The Winter. It's Slowly Melting Away In The Heat

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Hans 2 years ago

Fake rock plastic wall...in a dessert climate zone. Well...challenge accepted, challenge lost...

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#2

As Good As Oven

As Good As Oven

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Tyrone 2 years ago

Let's all agree that Arizona is hot as hell, just eat the cookie

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#3

Why Complain When You Can Just Use Gloves?

Why Complain When You Can Just Use Gloves?

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Mibo Dumplings 2 years ago

How do you take the picture

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#4

When It's So Hot In Phoenix, Even The Street Signs Are Melting

When It's So Hot In Phoenix, Even The Street Signs Are Melting

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Anjali 2 years ago

The 'a' looks like a smiling face and 'o' looks like a mouth

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#5

Puppy Feet Are Frying

Puppy Feet Are Frying

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Caitlyn McCracken 2 years ago

Poor baby!! It would be so hard to have a dog in that heat

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#6

This Plastic Mailbox Melted Due To The Heat In Mesa, Arizona

This Plastic Mailbox Melted Due To The Heat In Mesa, Arizona

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varwenea 2 years ago

This sure makes it difficult for the mailman to deliver the mail.

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#7

Took Advantage Of The Heat In Scottsdale And Baked Cookies In The Car

Took Advantage Of The Heat In Scottsdale And Baked Cookies In The Car

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Zori the degu 2 years ago

That's genius, but also slightly creepy.

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#8

Arizona So Hot Weather Map Almost Runs Out Of Colors

Arizona So Hot Weather Map Almost Runs Out Of Colors

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DancingToMyself 2 years ago

Looks like Hell - literally I mean. :/

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#9

It's So Hot In Arizona Our Cactus Melted

It's So Hot In Arizona Our Cactus Melted

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Tim Morris 2 years ago

That's not melting, that's a slow painful death by wilting.

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#10

Airplanes Can't Fly Because It's Too Hot

Airplanes Can't Fly Because It's Too Hot

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Den Star 2 years ago

They have cancelled or postponed flights in Palm Springs, CA also, same reason. It's not all that uncommon in Palm Springs.

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#11

Scorpions Get Hot Too! Woman Finds Desert Critter Taking A Dip In Her Pool

Scorpions Get Hot Too! Woman Finds Desert Critter Taking A Dip In Her Pool

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Tim Morris 2 years ago

It may have just fallen it, or it may have been drying out and needed to re-hydrate its book lungs.

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#12

It's So Hot In Phoenix, The New @jasonisbell Record Was Delivered Today And Sat In The Mailbox For Only An Hour, And Got This Badly Warped ๐Ÿ˜•

It's So Hot In Phoenix, The New @jasonisbell Record Was Delivered Today And Sat In The Mailbox For Only An Hour, And Got This Badly Warped ๐Ÿ˜•

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Blue Cicada 2 years ago

Kudos to you for appreciating the sound of vinyl! Hope you can get that replaced.

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