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18 July 2012

Death Valley Low of 107 (41.7ºC) Sets Record For The Planet!

The temperature at sunrise in Death Valley on July 12 was 107 degrees. This ties the warmest overnight temperature ever recorded on Earth. Death Valley also holds the record for the hottest ever in America at 134 degrees, just two behind the planet record of 136 (58ºC) in Libya (but far below the 180 degrees last August, in the queue for Dumbo at Disney World ;).) The heat this summer has been nothing less than amazing and …


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