Death Valley Breaks Record for Hottest Month Ever in the US
July temperatures in Death Valley have incinerated previous records.
With an average daily high temperature of 107.4 degrees Fahrenheit (41.9 degrees Celsius), July was the valley’s hottest month on record, blazing through the former record of 107.2 degrees F (41.8 degrees C) set in 1917.
Temperatures in Death Valley in July blazed into the record books not only as the hottest month in the desert valley in eastern California but also as the hottest month ever recorded in the United States.
During July, temperatures were at their lowest at around 5 a.m. local time, averaging about 95 degrees F (35 degrees C).
Death Valley’s highest temperatures during July were 127 degrees F (52.8 degrees C) on July 7; 126 degrees F (52.2 degrees C) on July 8; and 125 degrees F (51.7 degrees C) on July 31,