Throughout Earth's recorded history what is the hottest and the coldest temperature ever recorded? What parts of the Earth had these temperatures?

1 Answer
Jul 20, 2016

The highest temperature was 132 degrees Fahrenheit, that's 56.7 Celsius. The coldest temperature was -128.6 degrees Fahrenheit which is -89.2 degrees Celsius.


The hottest temperature was recorded on July 10, 1913 in Death Valley, California. Unless you're the computer that generates this map:

Courtesy: FOX 10 Phoenix, Arizona

The coldest temperature was recorded at the Soviet Vostok Station in Antarctica on July 21, 1983.

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