The Hottest Countries on Earth
It is no secret that summer is the favourite season of many travellers – the appearance of the beating, hot sun in our lives creates a wonderful atmosphere. The nights are longer and warmer, your skin darkens to that beautiful tan that most of us have been waiting all year for, there are so many things to do such as bask in the sun at the beach, surf, go to a festival – the list is endless! Have you dreamed of visiting countries with climates so tropical and warm that all you need is a pair of sunglasses and a friend to share the experiences with?
Well, we have compiled a list of the hottest countries in the world. Do you think you can deal with temperatures rising to 50°C? It’s time to take a look at some of the toastiest climates known to our planet... we can feel the heat already! So what is the hottest country in the world?
Death Valley, California, United States
Starting off with the hottest temperature ever recorded on Earth, Death Valley in California as of 10th July 1913, reached a scorching 56.7°C. Do you reckon that’s hot enough to fry an egg on a car bonnet? Due to this fact, the United States can be considered the hottest country in the world.
The second hottest country is Mexico. The heat of this country will have you speaking Spanish as soon as it hits midday! Mexico is known for its dry, hot climate, as well as amazing food, beaches and culture. All year round locals and tourists alike experience hot temperatures, rising to 50°C in summer. So, make sure you don’t forget to wear sun cream or you may just end up sizzling…
Known for aromatic spices, crazy tuk-tuk cars that whizz around in the city centres, beautiful temples and much more, in Northern India during April, the temperature can soar to 50°C. On the bright side, if an all year round summer is not your thing, certain parts of India can drop to below zero!
Situated in the horn of the African continent, Ethiopia stays warm all year round! In the capital city of Addis Ababa, summers can reach 35°C+ and winter drops to 25°C! Needless to say, you won’t need a thick jacket!
Malaysia has a climate similar to that of a rainforest; hot as well as damp. This is because it sits just on the equator! With temperatures remaining 25-35°C all year round and the summer ringing in at 40°C, you can be sure that the sun will always be shining.
Recorded as being the 6 hottest country in the world, Jamaica can reach a blazing temperature of 32°C!
Since Algeria is located on the Mediterranean coast of North Africa, it is expected that the climate is going to be rather warm! The central regions of the country are extremely dry and populated by vast expanses of desert – temperatures can rise to an astonishing 50-53°C!