What Is the Highest Temperature Ever Recorded?
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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).
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).
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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