暑 means 'hot (weather)'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 1560   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-25    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 23 words   Used in 53 words   Used in 18 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   あつ hot (weather)
⿱   sun; day   person  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 暑 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 暑 is used 52 times, read 2 ways.
ショ : 37 words FIND ALL
late summer heat; lingering summer heat  (see also: 立秋; refers to heat following 立秋, approx. Aug. 8)
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あつ : 15 words FIND ALL
hot (weather, etc.); warm  (opposite: 寒い)
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An additional one less common word includes 暑 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 329 (originally: 313)  Joy o' Kanji : 313  Key to Kanji: 514 

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ショ   あつ hot (weather)   
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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
シャ   もの person, someone   
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