Death Valley sets tentative world record for hottest month

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Death Valley sets tentative world record for hottest month

Tourists walk along a ridge at Death Valley National Park, Calif. Preliminary data show that Death Valley set the world record for hottest month in July 2018. National Weather Service meteorologist Todd Lericos says the month’s average temperature at Furnace Creek in Death Valley was 108.1 degrees Fahrenheit. That eclipses the previous record, set in Death Valley during July 2017 when the average was 107.4 degrees.

Death Valley sets tentative world record for hottest month

Tourists walk along a ridge at Death Valley National Park, Calif. Preliminary data show that Death Valley set the world record for hottest month in July 2018. National Weather Service meteorologist Todd Lericos says the month’s average temperature at Furnace Creek in Death Valley was 108.1 degrees Fahrenheit. That eclipses the previous record, set in Death Valley during July 2017 when the average was 107.4 degrees.
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