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Highest temperatures America

North America

Furnace Creek Ranch in Death Valley, California, holds the world record for the highest officially recorded temperature. The temperature achieved on July 10, 1913, was 134.0°F (56.7°C).

South America

On December 11, 1905, a high of 120°F (48.9°C) was recorded in the coastal province of Rivadavia, Argentina.


Athens, Greece, recorded 118.4°F (48.0°C) on July 10, 1977


The highest temperature ever was at the Esperanza research station on March 24, 2015. The temperature was 63.5°F (17.5°C).

The highest temperatures by continent


Kebili, Tunisia, located on the northern edge of the Sahara Desert, reached 131.0°F (55.0°C) in July of 1931.


In 2016, Mitribah, Kuwait saw a high of 129°F (53.9°C).

Turbat, Pakistan reached 128.7°F (53.7°C) in May of 2017.

Tirat Zvi, Israel, reported 129.2°F (54.0°C) on June 21, 1942, but it was not officially recorded at the time.


In the Stuart Range of Oodnadatta, South Australia, nearly in the centre of the country, 123.0°F (50.7°C) was reached on January 2, 1960.

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