A new ranking is out for American cities. People in the winning communities may be holding their noses over this one.

FOX's Gary Baumgarten with the story:

Okay I'll admit that this story stinks... Environmental Health and Engineering, that's the company that makes Honeywell Fans, is out with the sweatiest cities in the United States.

A number of factors were used, including temperature, population density, the use of public transportation and cities that have jobs that make workers sweat.

They also looked at the housing stock. Older cities have more homes without air conditioning.

The winner? New York City. Rounding out the top five for this dubious honor: Washington, Chicago, Miami and Boston.

In New York, Gary Baumgarten, FOX News.

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