Top 10 Hottest Places on Earth

Located in California, Death Valley holds the record for the highest air temperature ever recorded on Earth, reaching 134°F (56.7°C) in 1913.

1. Death Valley

This desert holds the record for the highest ground temperature ever recorded, reaching 159.3°F (70.7°C) in 2005.

2.Dasht-e Lut

This agricultural settlement in Israel has recorded some of the highest temperatures in the region, with temperatures exceeding 129°F (54°C).

3.Tirat Zvi

This historical city in Mali can experience temperatures above 120°F (49°C) during its hottest months.


This town in southern Tunisia regularly experiences temperatures above 120°F (49°C) during the summer months.

5. Kebili

Located in the Xinjiang region, this area is known for its scorching temperatures, with readings often surpassing 122°F (50°C).

6. Flaming Mountains

Situated in northern Sudan, this city frequently sees temperatures exceeding 120°F (49°C) during the summer.

7.Wadi Halfa

Aziziya once held the record for the highest temperature ever recorded, at 136°F (58°C) in 1922, although this reading has been disputed.


This otherworldly place is one of the hottest inhabited places on Earth, with extremely high temperatures and geothermal activity.


This coastal city in Iran experiences extremely high humidity in addition to high temperatures, resulting in heat index values that feel even hotter than the actual temperature.

10.Bandar-e Mahshahr

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