World temperature extremes

Table
World temperature extremes
highest recorded air temperature
temperature
continent or region place (with elevation*) degrees C degrees F
Africa Al-`Aziziyah, Libya
(112 m or 367 ft) 57.7 136
Antarctica Lake Vanda
77 degrees 32 minutes S,
161 degrees 40 minutes E
(99 m or 325 ft) 15 59
Asia Tirat Zevi, Israel
(–300 m or –984 ft) 53.9 129
Australia Cloncurry, Queensland
(193 m or 633 ft) 53.1 127.5
Europe Sevilla, Spain
(39 m or 128 ft) 50 122
North America Death Valley
(Greenland Ranch), California, U.S.
(–54 m or –177 ft) 56 134.5
South America Rivadavia, Argentina
(205 m or 672 ft) 48.9 120
Tropical Pacific
  islands Echague, Luzon,
Republic of the Philippines
(78 m or 257 ft) 40.5 105
lowest recorded air temperature
temperature
continent or region place (with elevation*) degrees C degrees F
Africa Ifrane, Morocco
(1,635 m or 5,363 ft) –23.9 –11
Antarctica Vostok
78 degrees 27 minutes S,
106 degrees 52 minutes E
(3,420 m or 11,218 ft) –89.2 –128.6
Asia Oymyakon, Russia
(806 m or 2,644 ft) –67.7 –89.9
Australia Charlotte Pass,
New South Wales
(1,780 m or 5,840 ft) –22.2 –8
Europe Ust-Shchuger, Russia
(85 m or 279 ft) –55 –67
North America Snag, Yukon Terr., Canada
(646 m or 2,119 ft) –62.8 –81
South America Colonia, Sarmiento, Argentina
(268 m or 879 ft) –33 –27
Tropical Pacific
  islands Haleakala, Hawaii, U.S.
(2,972 m or 9,748 ft) –7.8 18
*Above or below sea level.
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