Highest global temperatures recorded

The highest air temperature recorded on Earth is held by Death Valley, California, United States, when summer temperatures reached a high of 56.7 degrees Celsius in 1913. Dasht-e Loot, Iran has the hottest ground temperatures on earth, with a maximum temperature of 70.7 degrees reached.

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Source

Release date

February 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2019

Supplementary notes

* Based on ground temperature measurements taken between 2003 and 2009.

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