For many people summer is the best season of the year. Officially summer begins on July 21st and ends on September 21st. The temperature rises during the summertime. The average temperature fluctuates between 70º and 90º degrees Fahrenheit. Some days are really hot, so people like to wear light clothes. Women like to wear sleeveless shirts, skirts and flip-flops. Men usually wear T-shirts, shorts and sandals. In the summertime there are many things to do outside. People go to concerts that are held outdoors in city parks and other city stages. If the weather is nice on the weekend, people usually go to the beach. Sometimes concerts are free and sometimes you have to pay a small fee.

People like to drink cold beverages like iced tea, lemonade and even iced coffee. People love to drink in the summer. In coastal cities like New York, humidity is really high. When the days are hot and the temperature is high and the sky is cloudy and dark, people say that is a muggy day. When the temperature is high for two or three days, it usually rains. Rain is Mother Nature’s way to cool down the weather. In the inland areas of the country the heat is dry, and you do not get sweaty like in the coastal areas. Therefore, your clothes do not stick to your body. Anyway, for many people summer is the best season of the year.