06/21/2012 at 12:00 PM EDT
Summer's officially here – and nowhere is that clearer than the Northeast, which is suffering under a heatwave. Temperatures skyrocketed to record numbers in New York City – and according to one Baltimore station, the estimated temperature was 775º
. (Okay, that was a technical mistake. Blame it on the heat.)
But whether you're sweating in a city or relaxing on a breezy beach, one's thing's for sure: Summer's finally here! Kick it off right with our Summer Solstice playlist on Spotify – and don't forget your SPF.