Hottest Places in the World: There are various places which are very hot in the world. In this article, we have collected some hot places on the earth which are inspected by the World Meteorological Organization and they recorded the temperature over the years.
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10. Death Valley, California, USA
Death Valley is a deserted valley which is located in Eastern California. It is one of the hottest places in the world at the height of summertime which has an area of about 3,000 sq mi along with deserts in Africa and in the Middle East. It is one of the Hottest Place in the World.
The desert valley’s temperature ever recorded there were 56.7 degrees in the summer of 1913, which would clearly push the borders of human survival. Currently, the valley hits average temperatures like 47 degrees during summer, and it’s the driest place in the USA.
9. Aziziyah, Libya
Aziziyah is a small town and the former capital of the Jafara district in northwestern Libya, 25 miles south of Tripoli. Aziziyah is a major trade centre of the Sahel Jeffare plateau, a trade route from the coast to the Nafusa Mountains and the Fezzan region to the south. In 1922 the temperature was recorded as 58 degrees and named as the hottest area on the earth.
But, it was stripped of its title in 2012 when World Meteorological Organization announced this invalid due to some factors, including the fact that the person who reported it was inexperienced. However, the town still regularly experiences temperatures of over 48 degrees in midsummer.
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8. Dallol, Ethiopia
Dallol is a spot in the Dallol woreda of northern Ethiopia situated in Administrative Zone of the Afar Region in the Afar Depression. The recorders from 1960 to 1966 shows that this hydrothermal field with salt formations, acidic hot springs, and gas geysers had recorded an average daily maximum temperature of 41 degrees.
Currently, it holds the official record with soaring numbers shows for record high average temperature for an inhabited place on Earth.
7. Wadi Halfa, Sudan
Wadi Halfa is a city which is located in the Northern state of Sudan in the Sudanese section of Lake Nasser which is on the shores of “Lake Nubia”. It is at the end of a rail line from Khartoum and the point where goods are transferred from rail to ferryboats going down the lake.
During the year, there is virtually no rainfall in Wadi Halfa. In the month of June, its average temperature highs will be 41 degrees which is the hottest temperature ever recorded there were 53 degrees in 1967.
6. Dasht-e Loot, Iran
The Lut Desert popularly referred to as the Dasht-e Lut which is a large salt desert located in the regions of Kerman and Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran. This uninhabited desert plateau has the hottest ground temperatures on the planet-satellite measurements recorded between the year 2003 and 2009 found a maximum temperature of a large 70.7 degrees.
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5. Tirat Zvi, Israel
Tirat Zvi is a religious kibbutz which is in the Beit She’an Valley which is located on the south side of the city of Beit She’an, Israel, just west of the Jordan River and the Israel-Jordan border. The small kibbutz of Tirat Zvi claims the hottest temperature on recorded as 54 degrees in Asia.
4. Timbuktu, Mali
Timbuktu is an ancient city in Mali which is situated in the north of Niger River. The Timbuktu Region is one of the eight administrative regions of an ancient city, Mali. The year 2009 census reports that the town had a population of 54,453.
This city on the south edge of the Sahara is even hot in winter and striking average highs of 30 degrees at the beginning of the year. The hottest temperature ever recorded was 49 degrees.
3. Kebili, Tunisia
Kebili is a town in the south of Tunisia, and it is one of the main cities in the Nefzaoua region which is located in the south of Chott el-Jerid. This desert town is known for its quality dates, which certainly has the average temperature highs of 40+ degrees during the summer. The highest temperature on record is 55 degrees.
2. Ghadames, Libya
Ghadames which is also known as “the pearl of the desert”, is a spring Berber town in the Nalut District of the Tripolitania region in northwestern Libya. This oasis in the middle of the desert is now a Unesco World Heritage Site, its iconic huts made from mud, which helps to protect the 7,000 inhabitants from the intense heat. It reaches the average highs of 40 degrees, and a temperature of 55 degrees was once recorded.
1. Bandar-e Mahshahr, Iran
Bandar-e Mahshahr is the capital of Mahshahr County which is located in Khuzestan Province, Iran. This sweltering city hit the second highest heat record on a list, which it combines air temperature and relative humidity. Bandar-e Mahshahr recorded a heat index of 74 degrees in July 2015. The hottest recorded temperature there is 51 degrees. It is one of the Hottest Places in the World.