Every 15 minutes, temperature sensors built by WNYC and its partners in the Harlem Heat Project have been recording temperatures inside 30 Harlem apartments. All day. All night.
We wanted you to hear what the heat in Harlem sounds like on an average summer day. So the WNYC Data News team looked at the average heat index throughout the day and turned each feels-like temperature into a musical note. We then condensed a full 24 hours of readings into 20-second songs: one for the outdoor temperature, and one for the indoor temperature. Continue reading