These Are The Hottest Places On Earth Where Temperature Crosses 50 Degrees Celsius

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This month, India’s weather agency has issued a severe heatwave warning as millions of people grapple with the country’s warmest months in years. Many locations in India had the hottest temperatures in history in May 2022.

People becoming ill and even dying as a result of the severe temperatures are making headlines. This makes us think about how hot it is in other places of the planet.

There are several sites on the planet where the temperature is extremely high, including one of the world’s hottest spots. We examine some of the world’s hottest locations, including those where temperatures have above 50 degrees Celsius and even those where temperatures have beyond 70 degrees Celsius.

1. Kebili, Tunisia  55° C

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Given the extreme heat, it’s no surprise that energy specialists have identified it as a perfect location for a solar energy project. The town is also known for being one of Africa’s oldest. Kebili experienced 50-55°C maximum temperatures practically every summer between 1920 and 1933. However, the absolute maximum temperature has only been 48.5°C (119.3°F) since 2000. Thermometers and shelters were used in earlier recordings by colonial stations, which are unlikely to be acknowledged today.

Despite the harsh environment, this town is rich in natural resources. This settlement has been inhabited for two lakh years, according to legend.

2. Tirat Zvi, Israel  54° C

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In this city, the highest humidity levels in Asia have been recorded. It is a religious city in Israel that is situated near the Shen Valley Bay. It’s at a depth of 722 feet below sea level. Because of the Jordan River’s presence, the Earth is extremely fruitful.

In June 1942, the little kibbutz of Tirat Zvi claimed the hottest temperature ever recorded in Asia, with a temperature of 54 degrees Celsius. It reaches an average temperature of 37 degrees even on cooler days.

Despite the harsh environment, this town is rich in natural resources. This settlement has been inhabited for two lakh years, according to legend.

3. Death Valley, America  56° C

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Death Valley in California is the driest place in the United States, with summer temperatures averaging around 47°C. Part of the causes for the severe temperatures is that the valley drops to 86 metres below sea level in certain spots.

The temperature at Death Valley, California, was 56.7 degrees Celsius. Mountain ranges surround this area.

4. Al-Aziziyah, Libya  57.8° C

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Al-Aziziyah is a small town in northwestern Libya, 41 kilometres southwest of the capital Tripoli. It was the capital of the Jafara district. In 1922, the highest temperature recorded was 57.8 degrees Celsius. By the way, in the summer, the temperature here typically reaches 48 degrees Celsius.

5. Cave of the Crystals, Mexico  58° C

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The Cave of the Crystals, also known as the Giant Crystal Cave, is a 300-meter-deep cave attached to the Naica Mine in Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico. It is roughly 109 metres long and has a volume of 5,000 to 6,000 cubic metres, and it is shaped like a chamber within the mine’s limestone host rock.

Temperatures as high as 58° C have been reported in this area. This is why there hasn’t been much exploration of this cave.

6. Flaming Mountains, Xinjiang, China  66.8° C

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The Huoyan Mountains, also known as the Flaming Mountains, are barren, eroded red sandstone hills in Xinjiang, China. They are located east of Turpan, at the northern rim of the Taklamakan Desert.

The ground surface temperature was 66.8 degrees Celsius in 2008. It was the hottest year on record at the time.

7. Queensland, Australia  69.3° C

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The “Sunshine State,” Queensland, is Australia’s most popular vacation destination. The state’s natural treasures include golden beaches, picturesque tropical islands, spectacular surf breaks, World Heritage-listed rainforests, rivers, reefs, and waterfalls, to name a few.

The highest temperature ever recorded here was 69.3 degrees Celsius in 2003.

8. Dasht-e-Lut, Iran  70.7° C

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This desert in eastern Iran, known as Dasht-e Lut in Persian, has routinely ranked among the top five hottest places on the planet for many years. There has no flora or animal life on its 5,400-square-kilometer surface.

The highest temperature ever recorded was 70.7 degrees Celsius in 2005. No animal can live in a huge area of Lut because it is so hot.

9. Bandar-e Mahshahr, Iran  74° C

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Bandar-e Mahshahr is the capital of Mahshahr County in the Iranian province of Khuzestan. At July 2015, the temperature in Bandar-e Mahshahr reached 74 degrees. As a scorching heatwave lingered over the Middle East, has endured what is thought to be the second-highest temperature ever recorded. Previously, the hottest temperature recorded was 51 degrees.