The Clothing Color Test: Different Temperatures On Each

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – You always hear it — wear light, loose-fitting clothing in heat.  WHNT News 19 decided to see if different-colored shirts really make a difference when it comes to temperature.

On Friday, June 29 we put four colored shirts in the heat and let them sit.  The temperature was about 105 degrees Farenheit.  After the shirts sat in the heat for an hour, we used a ‘temperature gun’ to see how hot they were.

  • The white shirt was 107 degrees.
  • The light blue shirt was 118 degrees.
  • The red shirt was 124 degrees
  • The black shirt was 130 degrees.
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