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How does the temperature of urban areas like Atlanta, Philadelphia, and Chicago differs from that of surrounding rural areas?

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Answered Oct 18Geography
Michael WigginsI am passionate about teaching, and have more than 10 years of experience

Hi Max! The temperature of urban areas (especially large cities) is usually higher compared to the surrounding rural areas. This is mainly due to the artificial structures such as the paved roads and the skyscrapers. These 'trap' in the heat to raise temperatures.

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