California’s Death Valley has set a new summer record this year
The US state of California’s Death Valley has set a new summer record this year.
Mercury reaches 54 degrees Celsius in Death Valley, a severe heat wave continues in the western and southwestern parts of the United States.
On August 17, 2020, Death Valley in California, USA, recorded a temperature of 130 degrees Fahrenheit (54.4 degrees Celsius), the hottest day in the United States since 1913.
Death Valley in Southern California is the hottest and driest area in the world with extreme heat.
The warmest day on Earth was recorded in Death Valley in 1931, with a temperature of 134 degrees Fahrenheit (56.6) degrees Celsius, according to the US Agency for International Development.