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Top 10 Hottest Place In The World

If there is a high then there is a low as well. Our mother nature has balanced out every single phenomenon of the earth. Hence, if there are cold chilling locations, there are also hot sizzling places. And that is exactly what we are going to talk about today.

In this article we have listed 10 hottest place in the world that have once recorded the highest temperature the earth has ever seen.

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In this section of the article, we have prepared the list of 10 hottest place in the world. The annual average temperature of these places are mentioned as well. The list is presented in a descending order, so reading to know which location has gained the title of the hottest place in the world.

10. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Highest recorded temperature

52°C (125.6°F)

Average yearly temperature

39.4°C (102.9°F)

 

The 10th hottest place in the world is Jeddah, situated in Saudi Arabia. Jeddah is the second largest city of the nation and one of the most important cities due to being the principal gateway to Mecca Sharif.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

The city features an arid climate and a tropical temperature range. Even in winters, Jeddah is usually warm with the lowest temperature of 15 °C (59 °F) to the highest temperature of 28°C (82 °F). In summers, temperature stays between 30°C to 40°C. however, there are records of temperature breaking the 40°C mark.

On June 22, 2010, the temperature of Jeddah was recorded to be 52°C, making it the 10th hottest place on earth.  

9. Mexicali, Mexico

Highest recorded temperature

52°C (125.6°F)

Average yearly temperature

42°C (107.6°F)

 

The next in our list we have Mexicali located in Mexico. With a record temperature of 52°C (125.6°F), Mexicali has become the 9th hottest place in the world. It has an arid climate with extremely hot and long summers.

Mexicali, Mexico

July is known to be the hottest month of the year with an average high temperature of 42.3°C. January is the coolest month with an average low temperature of 5.8°C (42.4°F). On 28 July 1995, Mexicali recorded the highest temperate mentioned above, crowing itself as the 9th hottest place in the world.

8. Al Jazeera Border Gate, UAE

Highest recorded temperature

52.1°C (125.8°F)

Average yearly temperature

45 °C (113 °F)

 

Al Jazeera Border Gate situated in UAE has gained the 8th spot as the hottest place in the world. Al Jazeera Border Gate is a small region that is also known to be the hottest spot in UAE.

Al Jazeera Border Gate, UAE

In July 2002 this region recorded the highest temperature of 52.1°C (125.8°F). And again, in July 2013, the temperature reached 51.2°C. This region usually has a warmer temperature than the rest of the nation.  

7. Turbat, Pakistan

Highest recorded temperature

53.7°C (128.7°F)

Average yearly temperature

41.7°C (107°F)

 

As the 7th hottest place in the world, we have Turbat, which is situated in Pakistan. Turbat is the southern part of Baluchistan. The town is the administrative center of Kech District.

Turbat, Pakistan

Turbat is known as one of the hottest cities in South Asia, it is also the fourth hottest place in earth as per recent data. The highest temperature of 53.7°C (128.7°F) was recorded in the year of 2017, on May 28, making it the 7th hottest place in the world.

6. Basrah, Iraq

Highest recorded temperature

53.9°C (129°F)

Average yearly temperature

41.8°C (107.2°F)

 

The 6th hottest place in the world is Basrah. Basrah boasts one of the most important ports of Iraq and is home to 1.4 million people.

Basrah, Iraq

The city has a hot desert climate, which makes it one of the hottest places in the world. From June to August, the city experiences the hottest time of the year, when the temperature often rises to 50°C.

The highest temperature ever recorded in Basrah was 53.9°C (129°F) on 22 July 2016, making it the 6th hottest place in the world.

5. Mitribah, Kuwait

Highest recorded temperature

53.9°C (129°F)

Average yearly temperature

48.3°C (119°F)

 

The title of 5th hottest place in the world has been claimed by Mitribah. It is a weather station situated in northwest Kuwait. WMO (World Meteorological Organization) has confirmed this region as the hottest place in Asia.

On 21st July 2016, Mitribah recorded the highest ever temperature of 53.9°C (129°F), making itself the 5th hottest place in the world. This temperature was also crowned as one of the hottest places in Asia.

4. Tirat Zvi, Israel

Highest recorded temperature

54°C (129°F)

Average yearly temperature

32.2°C (90°F)

 

Tirat Zvi is known to be the 4th hottest place in the world. Situated in Israel, Tirat Zvi is a religious kibbutz in the Beit She'an Valley. With a population of 1,021, it is a quite small region of Israel.

On June 21, 1942, Tirat Zvi recorded the highest ever temperature of 54°C (129°F). However, there are questions regarding the authenticity of the measurement. Nevertheless, it is still one of the hottest place in the world without any further doubt.

3. Ahvaz, Iran

Highest recorded temperature

54°C (129.2°F)

Average yearly temperature

49°C (120°F)

 

The 3rd hottest place in the world is Ahvaz, situated in Iran. The city is located in the central district of Ahvaz County, Khuzestan province.

There are more then 1.2 million people residing in the city. With the river Karun flowing through the middle of the city, it becomes a lively and important location in Iran.

Ahvaz has a hot desert climate that features long and extremely hot summers. Winters are short but quite cool, balancing the summer temperature. The average summer temperature is 45°C. in winters temperature can fall down to 5°C.

The highest temperature was recorded in the year of 2017, on June 29, when the temperature reached 54°C (129.2°F). the dry heat that the city boasts in its usually very hot summer makes the city the 3rd hottest place in the world.

2. Kebili, Tunisia

Highest recorded temperature

55°C (131°F)

Average yearly temperature

21.49ºC (70.68ºF)

 

Next in our list we have Kebili, situated in Tunisia. As the 2nd hottest place in the world, Kebili has a record temperature of 55°C (131°F).

Kebili, the town, is located in the south of Tunisia. It is one of the most important cities of the Nefzaoua region. Kebili is also the capital of the Kebili Governorate.

According to WMO, Kebili holds the record of highest temperature in Africa as well as the world, which was 55°C. However, this record has been disputed by several methodologists as Kebili station has no records supporting the claim of 55°C. The highest temperature recorded there is of 48.8 °C (119.8 °F) on 24 July 1997.

Nevertheless, Kebili is still one of the hottest place in earth. And the 2nd hottest place in the world in terms of highest recorded temperature.

1. Furnace Creek, Death Valley, USA

Highest recorded temperature

56.7°C (134°F)

Average yearly temperature

25.1°C (77.2 °F)

 

The title of the hottest place in the world has been claimed by Furnace Creek, situated in California, USA. On 10th July 1913, Furnace Creek witnessed the highest temperature of 56.7°C (134°F), which is also the highest temperature ever witnessed in earth. But that’s only the air temperature.

Furnace Creek, Death Valley, USA

On 15th July 1972, the ground temperature touched 93.9°C, which is only a few degrees off boiling temperature. The average temperature of the place is 33°C. the temperature of furnace creek is generally very high, boasting hot desert climate. Hence, without any doubt this place deserves to be labelled as the hottest place in the world.

There are other claims of some of the highest temperature documented in earth, but most of those lack evidence. All of the listed places are generally hot places, hence, there is hardly any doubt about their authenticity.

If you are intrigued with this article, then you should check out our article on Top 10 Coldest Places on Earth right away.

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