Death Valley Matches All-Time Record Amid Heat Wave

Last month was the most popular June within the nation’s recorded historical past, and July continues to carry the warmth. In Nevada and Colorado this previous weekend, reported highs beat data set years in the past, whereas California’s Death Valley may need reached a planetary peak.

Temperature verify

130 levels: California’s Death Valley matched a earlier document set lower than a 12 months in the past, in August 2020. It is likely to be the very best temperature ever recorded on earth, barring a disputed 134-degree studying from 1913.

118 levels: Daggett, Calif., reached 118 levels for the third time ever, having final finished so in 2007 and 1994.

117 levels: This Saturday temperature studying at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas marks the fifth time Nevada has reached this document excessive, most just lately in 2017. At least 364 flights have been delayed by the warmth.

117 levels: A Sunday temperature studying in St. George, Utah, would possibly tie the state’s document, pending additional investigation.

113 levels: Desert Rock, Nevada, matched a excessive beforehand reached in 2013.

107.7 levels: This Sunday studying in Stovepipe Wells, in Death Valley, is the warmest each day low temperature recorded within the United States.

107 levels: The Grand Junction Regional Airport in Colorado recorded this temperature on Friday for the primary time, beating a earlier document of 106 levels set in 2005.

104 levels: Salt Lake City reached its highest-recorded temperature on Sunday, beating a document set in 2012.