There are a lot of hot spots to travel to on this great planet of ours, both literally and by popularity. Let’s look at some of the hottest places temperature-wise if you want to warm up somewhere this winter.

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1. Death Valley, California and Nevada, USA

The infamous Death Valley stretches across both western American states of California and Nevada and is one of the world’s hottest venues as temperatures in the desert can soar up to 56 degrees Celsius on a regular basis.

2. The Dasht-e Lut desert, Iran

This salt desert in Iran can be one of the hottest places on the planet as it has reached the remarkable high temperature of 70.7 degrees Celsius back in 2004 and 2005.

3. El Azizia, Libya

The Libyan city of El Azizia reached an incredible high temperature of 57.7 degrees Celsius back in 1922. It is a record high for the city.

4. Oodnadatta, Australia

This town, which is situated in South Australia, has reached a maximum temperature of 50.7 degrees Celsius, which qualifies it for the hottest spot on the continent.

5. Dallol, Ethiopia

Dallol, a town in Ethiopia, is known as the hottest inhabited place on earth by average temperature as it comes in at a very warm 34 degrees Celsius.

6. Tunisia, Africa

Tunisia is home to a section of the Sahara Desert, and even though the nation has four different seasons, the temperature during the summer may reach anywhere from about 32 degrees Celsius to 50 degrees Celsius.

7. Tirat Tavi, Israel

This region of Israel can get as hot as anywhere as the temperature has reached up to 47 degrees Celsius in the summer.

8. The Kalahari Desert, South Africa

The temperature in this famous desert has been known to reach a high of 43.3 degrees Celsius.

9. Arizona, USA

Arizona is well known for its warm temperatures. In fact, most of America’s hottest cities are located in this western state. One of the hottest is the city of Avondale, as it can often reach temperatures of up to 42 C during its hottest months.

10. Mali, Africa

About 65 per cent of this landlocked country in Western Africa is covered by desert. This makes it a very hot and dry place and it’s not uncommon to see the temperatures soar up to about 40 degrees Celsius or higher in this nation.


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