World's Hottest and Coldest Places

Hot Weather

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The world's highest recorded surface temperature is 56.7 °C (134 °F) measured at Greenland Ranch in Death Valley, California, USA on July 10, 1913.

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The mean temperature in Dallol, Ethiopia is 34.4 °C (94 °F), the highest annual average temperature on earth.

Cold Weather

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The coldest temperature ever recorded is -89.2 °C (-128.5 °F) at Vostok, Antarctica on July 21, 1983.

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With its annual mean temperature of -58.3 °C (-72.9 °F), Dome A, Antarctica is the coldest place on earth.

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