answersLogoWhite

Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
Answered 2008-05-15 09:53:53

I suppose you mean why are cities usually hotter than surrounding open country areas? This is due to several effects: buildings absorb more heat from the sun, buildings are usually heated inside, dense road traffic produces heat and in narrow streets this can't easily escape. In summer conditions many buildings have air conditioning. this keeps them cool inside but the heat rejected to the outside can only appear in the general atmosphere in the city.

001
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
๐Ÿ˜‚
0
User Avatar

Your Answer

Still Have Questions?

Related Questions

How can you tell that you are absorbing radiant energy from the sun?

It will heat you up.It will heat you up.It will heat you up.It will heat you up.


Does heat flow up or down?

Up. Heat goes up.


Why does water heat up quickly if the heat is applied from the bottom?

Heat goes up


Why are coastal cities warmer than inland cities?

Because water retains heat of the day for longer periods. The soil cools down very quickly. Hence, coastal cities are warmer than inland cities.


What cities have 2 NBA teams?

Florida: Orland Magic and Miami Heat


Why the temperature in cities is higher than that in villages?

1) Heat generation. 2) Heat absorbsion by surfaces (mostly roads & roofs).


Which greek cities were involved in setting up colonies?

Build cities


How many cities can a furstin have in evony?

Furstins can have up to 9 cities.


How can be calculated heat element power to heat-up a insulated cabinet.?

i can heat up stuff with my hands


Why did major cities spring up near coal-producing areas?

Large cities need lots of energy to heat homes and power factories. Coal provided abundant, cheap energy, although it also creates lots of air pollution.


What do you use heat for?

To heat up stuff


Before the water in the pot can heat up the pot itslef must heat up does the pot heat up by conduction convection or radiation?

Conduction.


What happened if you heat up protein?

as long you dont heat it up very high then it become OVERCOOKED.If you heat it up just the right time its fine.


How do heat waves affect earth?

they go over all the cities and that is what creates it :D


Why does your Whirlpool oven not heat up?

It does heat up. No questions asked. Hands down.


Does water heat up faster than milk?

Milk will heat up faster.


What happens to molecules when they heat up?

they vibrate faster


Why do different materials heat up at different rate?

usually metals or conductors get the heat energy from the heat. the heat transfer the particles in the conductors which causes it to heat up in a faster rate to get it hot.


Reptiles do this to avoid the heat?

they soak up the heat


What is 2 synonyms for Preheat?

heat, heat up


Direction of heat flow?

heat goes up


Does metal heat up?

it depends on the metal. certain metals are resistant to heat while most metals do heat up. Welding is the practice of heating up metal.


Do substances that heat up quickly normally have high or low specific heat capacities?

Substances that heat up quickly normally have low specific heat capacities.


Why do metal spoons heat up instead of expanding?

They are conductors of heat They are conductors of heat They are conductors of heat


Why rural areas (away from cities) cool off faster than cities?

1) Mass of the buildings. 2) Heat absorption of paved surfaces vs dirt/grass/trees. 3) The heat generated by the vertiginous population.


Still have questions?