The hottest places on earth
This ranking presents the hottest places in different parts of the world and continents: Antarctica, Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America and Australia with Oceania. Also it will be told about the hottest place in Russia.
The hottest place on Earth, of course, is in Africa. The absolute record of high temperature on our planet was recorded in Libya ( North Africa): September 13, 1922 in El Azizia, the air temperature in the shadow was +57.7 ° C.However, for the title of the hottest place in Africa and all over the world, the abandoned village of Dallall in Ethiopia also claims, where between 1960 and 1966 an absolute record of the average annual temperature( +34 ºC) was established.
city of El Azizia( Libya)
Libyan Desert near the city of El Azizia
The hottest place in North America is the Death Valley in the US , where the air temperature was recorded on July 10, 1913, at 56.7 ° C.The average annual temperature in the Valley of Death in the period from 1961 to 2008 was +24.8 ° C.The Death Valley is not only the hottest, but also the lowest place in North America, it is located below sea level for 86 meters.
Death Valley( USA)
Asia is slightly inferior to Africa and North America in terms of heat: in the hottest place in Asia - the desert of Mithrab in Kuwait On June 15, 2010, the air temperature was fixed at 55 ° C.
The hottest place in Australia and Oceania is the Australian city of Odnadatta , where on January 2, 1960 the temperature was fixed at +50,7 ° C.
The hottest place in South America is the city of Villa de Maria in Argentina , where on January 2, 1920 the thermometer showed +49,1 ° C in the shade.
The hottest place in Europe is Athens, the capital of Greece, , where on July 10, 1977 the temperature was fixed at +48 ° C.In 1881, temperatures in Spain and Portugal were recorded above +50 ° C, but these data are not considered official,standards of measurement left much to be desired.
The warmest place in Antarctica is Vanda , where on January 5, 1974 the temperature was fixed at +15 ° C.
The hottest place in Russia is the Utta meteorological station in Kalmykia , where the temperature was recorded at +45.4 ° C on July 12, 2010, which is a record of high temperature in the history of meteorological observations in Russia.
see also: The coldest places on Earth