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World’s Highest Temperature in Death Valley 134 °F 1913,

World’s Highest Temperature in Death Valley 134 °F 1913,

1913, The World’s Highest Temperature recorded in Death Valley 134 °F

On This day during on July 10, 1913, The World’s highest temperature recorded at Greenland Ranch, Death Valley, California at 134 °F (56.7 °C).

The highest temperature ever recorded on earth confirmed by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). It also recorded as a Guinness World Records.

Libya in 1992

In 1922, at Aziziya, Libya a report of a temperature of 58 °C (136.4 °F). It was the former highest official temperature on Earth, held for 90 years. However, in July 2012 by the WMO which published a report that invalidated the record.

Death Valley

The Death Valley, is a desert valley in Eastern California. It is one of the hottest places on Earth, along with deserts in the Middle East and the Sahara.

The highest surface temperature ever recorded in Death Valley was 201.0 °F (93.9 °C), on July 15, 1972, at Furnace Creek, which is the highest ground surface temperature ever recorded on earth, as well as the only recorded surface temperature of above 200 °F (93.3 °C).

The greatest number of consecutive days with a maximum temperature of at least 100 °F (38 °C) was 154, in the summer of 2001.

One of the main reasons Death Valley has the hottest temperature ever recorded in world is because of it is approximately 190 ft below the sea level, and air warms as it gets lower. There is less than three inches of rain in the Desert Valley in each year.

Things about Death Valley

  • Death Valley is the lowest point in North America.
  • Rocks move on by it self.
  • Singing sands.
  • Fish in Death Valley
  • Devils Golf Course.
  • A volcanic explosion.

The highest temperature measure

The highest temperature recorded on Earth has been measured in three different major ways: air, ground, and through satellite.

The former of the three is used as the standard measurement, and is noted by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) among others for the official record.

Reference

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_Valley

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