What was the hottest day in history?
On July 10, 1913 in Death Valley, the United States experiences the highest temperature ever recorded on Earth. Measurements showed that the temperature had reached a whopping 134°F or 56.7°C.
Why is Death Valley so hot?
The biggest factor behind Death Valley’s extreme heat is its elevation. … That really allows for the solar radiation to heat up the air, and really dry it out. The valley is narrow, trapping any air from circulating in or out. There’s also little vegetation to absorb the sun’s rays, and there’s a desert nearby.
How hot and cold does Earth get?
NASA has reported that the average temperature of the earth is 15°C. However, extreme temperatures are still possible on Earth. The hottest temperature ever recorded on Earth was measured to be 70.7°C in the Lut Desert of Iran in 2005, and the coldest temperature was -89.2°C in Vostok, Antarctica.
What does 130 F feel like?
SFGate reports that Patrick Taylor, the head of interpretation at the park, says it’s like “when you pull something out of the oven and that blast of heat engulfs you.” Others say it feels like a hairdryer blowing in your face because it’s dry heat.
Can you fry an egg in Death Valley?
Death Valley Eggs: Yes, You Can Fry Them, But Please Use A Skillet.