Summer is hot. But this one is, like, hot hot. Those kinds of sweltering, mercury-busting July days are fun to spend by the pool or out on the beach but for those of us who can't take a daily dip, it's nice to know that at least someone is cooling off. We searched the web to find 19 pictures of people cooling off. Even if the thermometer is melting, let these pics be a breath of fresh (and cold!) air.

1. Hose Off
19 Cool Ideas for Beating the Summer Heat Photo by James Nord
2. Grab an Ice Pop
19 Cool Ideas for Beating the Summer Heat Photo: Scorpions and Centaurs
3. Find a Kiddy Pool
19 Cool Ideas for Beating the Summer Heat Photo: boxercab
4. Run Through a Sprinkler
19 Cool Ideas for Beating the Summer Heat Photo: gfpeck
5. Find a Fan
19 Cool Ideas for Beating the Summer Heat Photo: -Snugg-
6. Chill by the Pool
19 Cool Ideas for Beating the Summer Heat Photo by Julien Haler
7. Sip From a Fountain
19 Cool Ideas for Beating the Summer Heat Photo by Wayan Vota
8. Find a Cool Spot (If You Can Fit)
19 Cool Ideas for Beating the Summer Heat Photo by Andrew Teman
9. Go to a Waterpark
19 Cool Ideas for Beating the Summer Heat Photo: Morning Calm News
10. Take a Cold Bath (Wherever You Can)
19 Cool Ideas for Beating the Summer Heat Photo: pmarkham
11. Take an Elephant Shower
19 Cool Ideas for Beating the Summer Heat Photo by Vanessa Stephen
12. Nom on Some Ice Cream
19 Cool Ideas for Beating the Summer Heat Photo: beardenb
13. Check into an Ice Hotel
19 Cool Ideas for Beating the Summer Heat Photo: Melolou
14. Pop a Fire Hydrant
19 Cool Ideas for Beating the Summer Heat Photo: rustytanton
15. Eat Some Delicious Watermelon (but maybe not from this truck)
19 Cool Ideas for Beating the Summer Heat Photo: wsdot
16. Use a Spray Bottle for a Cooling Mist
19 Cool Ideas for Beating the Summer Heat Photo by Jennuine Captures
17. Snack on Some Shaved Ice
19 Cool Ideas for Beating the Summer Heat Photo by Sean Loyless
18. Jump in an Ice Bath
19 Cool Ideas for Beating the Summer Heat Photo: auntjojo
19. Or, Take a Bath Surrounded by Ice
19 Cool Ideas for Beating the Summer Heat Photo: kruemi

How do you stay cool when summer heat hits? Let us know in the comments below.