- May 22, 2015

These 10 Things Are How Austinites Know Summer Has Finally Arrived

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It’s no secret summers are hot in Austin. In fact, the heat is one of the few things keeping Californians in California. The mild winters are great, but boy, do we pay for it in the summer. If you’re going to be miserably hot in June, July and August, you might as well sweat it out in one of the greatest cities on Earth.

Here are some of the signs that summer is coming to Austin.

10. The sunsets get later

Photo: Flickr user Jim Nix, creative commons licensed.

Photo: Flickr user Jim Nix, creative commons licensed.

They don’t call them the dog days of summer for nothing. Each day, it stays lighter later into the evening, so you have more time to get home from work to watch the beautiful Austin sunsets from your own place.