Close Window
Global Temperature Extremes August 22, 2014

The week's hottest temperature was 121.6 degrees Fahrenheit (49.8 degrees Celsius) at Hafar Al-Batin, Saudi Arabia.

The week's coldest temperature was minus 113.4 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 80.8 degrees Celsius) at Russia's Vostok Antarctic research station.

Temperatures were tabulated from the more than 10,000 worldwide synoptic weather stations. The United Nations World Meteorological Organization sets the standards for weather observations, and provides a global telecommunications circuit for data distribution.

World Weather Watch  | All-Time Records