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the Temperature in California’s Death Valley reached 130 degrees Fahrenheit (54.4 degrees Celsius). This is one of the highest temperatures ever recorded on Earth, says the Guardian. The situation is exacerbated by powerful fires that are gaining momentum in California.

Data from the National weather service found that the weather station in Furnace Creek, 15.41 Pacific time on Sunday was a recorded temperature of 130 degrees Fahrenheit. Humidity in this case was 7 percent with wind gusts of up to 9.6 kilometers per hour. These are preliminary data, which will be studied by the National environmental information centre and the world meteorological organization. If confirmed this will be the third highest temperature ever recorded on the planet.

the record Temperature was recorded on 10 July 1913 in Furnace Creek, a small community, where lives more than 30 persons, where the administration of Death Valley National Park. Then the air is warmed to 56.7 degrees Celsius (134 degrees Fahrenheit). However, some experts doubt the accuracy of the older temperature records. Testimony of 1913 in Death Valley was recognized as the hottest on the planet after the experts of the world meteorological organization in 2013, did not recognize the temperature to 58 degrees Celsius, supposedly recorded in Libya in September 1922. Experts came to the conclusion that the evidence in Libya, probably can not be considered correct due to human errors, incorrectly used thermometer and inconsistencies with other temperatures recorded at this time in the region. Christopher Burt of the private meteorological service of the USA, which initiated an investigation of the records in Libya have also called into question the legitimacy of the temperature of Death Valley in 1913, stating that they are “essentially impossible from a meteorological point of view.”

Numbers

The highest temperature ever recorded on Earth, according to BNO News:

56,7 degrees Celsius / 134 degrees Fahrenheit – Death Valley, CA, 10 July 1913.

55.0 degrees Celsius / 131 degrees Fahrenheit – Kebili, Tunisia, July, 1931

54.4 ° C / 130 degrees f – Death Valley, CA, August 16, 2020

at 53.9 degrees Celsius / 129 degrees Fahrenheit – Mitzvah, Kuwait, July 21, 2016

53.7 degrees Celsius / 129 degrees Fahrenheit – Turbat, Pakistan May 28, 2017

🥵Yep it was HOT out there today…

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