5 Hottest Places On Earth - as part of the news series by GeoBeats.
You think it's been hot where you live? Wait till you check out some of the other regions. Here are the 5 hottest places on Earth.
Number 5 - Sand coated, Timbuktu, Mali rests on the southern corner of the Sahara desert. Temperatures have been recorded at a high of 130 degrees during the summer months, spring averages to nearly 110 degrees and winter records show temps in the 90s.
Number 4 – Residents in the isolated desert town Kebili, Tunisia suffer through incredible heat waves with temperatures up to 131 degrees. The location is well known for the growing production of dates.
Number 3 – UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ghadames is a part of the Sahara Desert with blazing hot temperatures maxing out at 131 degrees.
Number 2 – California is home to Death Valley. It boasts a record for the highest temperature ever noted in the U.S. - a whopping 134 degrees back in 1913.
Number 1 – El Azizia, home to roughly 300,000 people, is located in the northwestern section of Libya. El Azizia recorded a temp of 136 degrees on the 13th of September in 1922.
You still think it's hot in your neck of the woods?