July 20, 2016 in Kuwait was the hottest day on the planet over the entire history of observations. In any case, as reported by various media, first the fact of setting such a high temperature does not raise doubts from the experts. A record of 54 degrees was recorded in the town of al-Mutriba in the North-West of the country.
As reported, the world meteorological organization has confirmed the data about the world record. As reported, on July 10, 1913, in the so-called death Valley in California was recorded temperature of 56.7 degrees above zero, and nine years later, on 13 September 1922 the temperature in the Libyan desert allegedly rose to 58 degrees Celsius. However, many experts have both questioned, as the measurements were performed not by professionals, used instruments were not very precise, and when you commit records, mistakes were made.
Lately the temperature is very close to a new record, was recorded not only in Kuwait, in particular, as reported, in Iraq, the thermometer rose to 53, 9 degrees Celsius.
News about the various temperature records lately quite often, and it is as specific indicators (for example, recently in India, recorded the highest temperature in the country) and about months and even years in General – recently the hottest since 1880 was announced June 2016, becoming, thus, the fourteenth “record” month in a row. It is expected that all 2016 will be the warmest in the history of observations.