Death Valley records highest temperature ever on earth

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Death Valley records highest temperature ever on earth

Rising temperatures in California are likely to spawn wildfires across the state this year At 3:41 p.m. on August 16, 2020, Southern California’s Death Valley recorded a temperature of 130 F (54 C), the hottest weather ever recorded on the planet. Brandi Stewart, spokeswoman for Death Valley National Park, told The New York Times that the reason for the high temperatures in this region is the configuration of its below sea-level basin and surrounding mountains. The warm air gets entrapped within this space and circulates the region.  If scientists are…

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