Below are valuable aritcles and publications on Hot Weather Concreting:



American Concrete Institute
ACI-305 Hot Weather Concreting

NRMCA CIP12 – Hot Weather Concreting
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Portland Cement Association

Concrete Network

Aggregate and Ready Mix Association of Minnesota

Wisconsin Ready Mixed Concrete Association

Iowa Ready Mixed Concrete Association






Hot weather is any combination of the following conditions that tends to impair the quality of freshly mixed concrete by accelerating the rate of moisture loss and rate of cement hydration, or otherwise causing detrimental results:

The following list of practices and measures to reduce or avoid the potential problems of hot weather concreting are:

Potential problems for concrete in the freshly mixed state are:

Potential deficiencies to concrete in the hardened state may include: