Beat the Heat


Gonzaga University's Climate Institute "Beat the Heat" initiative offers insight into the impact of extreme heat in the local Spokane area. View a heat map and learn about the effect of a heat dome. If excessive heat impacts you or anyone you know, please explore our cooling resources for options that could provide relief.

Understanding Extreme Heat

Explore our findings about heat in Spokane and learn how it affects our community.

Cooling Resources

Learn how you, your friends, family, and neighbors can stay cool this summer with these resources. Together, let’s Beat the Heat!