This article discusses just how hot Death Valley has gotten – California’s Death Valley just broke its own record for hottest month on Earth since record-keeping began.
The desert region averaged 108.1 degrees last month, a half-degree increase from its record average in July 2017, according to The Washington Post. Last July’s average broke a 100-year record at the time.
The normal high temperature for Death Valley reportedly reaches 116.5 degrees, but last month temps hit a high of at least 120 degrees on 21 days.
Between July 24-27 the temperature climbed to 127 degrees, close to a record high of 129 from June 2013.