The 10 Most Extreme Places on Earth!

HOTTEST: Azizia in Libya..recorded a temperature of 136 degrees Fahrenheit, on Sept. 13, 1922! (*Record)

COLDEST: The coldest temperature ever measured on Earth was…-129 degrees, at Vostok, Antarctica, on July 21, 1983!

HIGHEST: Mount Everest, at 29,035 feet above sea level!

LOWEST WATER: The deepest known point on Earth is at the bottom of the Mariana Trench..the bottom of the trench is more than 35,000 feet below sea level!

LOWEST LAND: The shore of the Dead Sea in the Middle East is about 1,300 feet below sea level.

DRIEST: A place called Arica, in Chile, gets just 0.03 inches of rain a year!

WETTEST: Lloro, Colombia averages more than 520 inches of rainfall..or more than 40 feet, per year!

WINDIEST: The fastest “regular” (don’t know what that means..) wind was 231 mph..recorded at Mount Washington, New Hampshire!

SCARIEST!: The small village of Kifuka in the mountains of eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo…the region receives 158 lightning strikes for every 0.4 square mile a year!

DUSTIEST: The dustiest place on earth is in northern Chad in the Sahel desert.

Dust Storm in Chad


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