Top 10 Hottest Places On Earth

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Have you ever wondered how much heat can you take? Well, if you wonder the same, here are places you must visit to put yourself to test. These are the top 10 hottest places on earth you surely cannot bear with!

1. Death Valley, California

Well, the name of this place definitely does justice to what it really is! Originally, called as the Furnace Creek holds the title of for hottest air temperature ever recorded. This year the death valley recorded the temperature of 54.4C which, is extremely difficult for humans to survive in. During summers, the temperature average is 47 degrees!

2. Kebili, Tunisia

Kebili is a desert town located in Tunisia that is very popular for its quality dates. The temperature here averages up to 40+ degrees during the summer. The highest temperature recorded here so far is a whopping 55 degrees, which was during July of 1931. You will be surprised to know that there is a fair amount of people living here, the population here is of 156,961. 

3. Mitribah, Kuwait

Mitribah is a remote area located in northwest Kuwait, that has hit the temperature of 53.9C in 2016. This place has been converted, into a weather station for the World Meteorological Organization database. It is not only the third hottest place on earth but also the hottest place for the continental region of Asia.

4. Turbat, Pakistan

Turbat is a city located in southern Balochistan, Pakistan. This city has recorded the fourth-highest temperature of 53.7 degrees on 28 May 2017. Additionally, the city is also the administrative center of Kech District. Being the second-largest city of Balochistan, it has a population of 213,557. 

5. Dallol, Ethiopia

Dallol is the hydrothermal field in Ethiopia that includes salt formations, acidic hot springs, and gas geysers that have recorded an average temperature of 41 degrees recorded from 1960 to 1966. This locality is said to have the highest average temperature of any inhabited place on earth.

6. Aziziyah, Libya

The next one up on the list is Aziziyah, the former capital of the Jafara district, the city is located, 25 miles south of Tripoli in Libya. Once upon a time, this place used to be the hottest one on earth, when it has the temperature of a sweltering 58 degrees. But later, it seems to be colled down when the meteorologists declared its temperature to be invalid now. But still, the town records the average temperature of over 48 degrees in midsummer.

7. Wadi Halfa, Sudan

Wadi Halfa is a city situated in the northern part of Sudan. This region is said to receive each year the highest amount of bright sunshine, with a value of 4,300 h. Last year wadi halfa had no rainfall virtually although it is located on the shores of Lake Nubia. June is said to be an extreme month since the average temperature here is 41 degrees. The highest temperature here to date is 53 degrees in April of 1967. 

8. Dasht-e Loot, Iran

Dasht-e Loot is as dramatic as it sounds, it is a desert plateau that has the hottest ground temperatures on the planet. According to the satellite measurements taken between the years 2003 and 2009, they found the maximum temperature of a staggering 70.7 degrees. Nevertheless, the region is inhabited, so no one has to suffer much. 

9. Bandar-e Mahshahr, Iran

Bandar-e Mahshahr is a city in Iran that has hit the second-highest heat index on record. The heat index is a combination of air temperature and relative humidity. Its heat index in the year 2015 was 74 degrees. To date, its hottest temperature ever recorded is 51 degrees.

10. Ghadames, Libya

Ghadames is an oasis in the middle of the desert in Libya, which is now declared, as a Unesco World Heritage Site. This is due to its iconic huts made from mud. These huts are very significant since it helps protect the 7,000 inhabitants from the intense heat. This oasis is also titled as the pearl of the desert, it reaches the average highs of 40 degrees. Its highest temperature so far is 55 degrees.