Thursday, January 22, 2009

Thursday Thirteen: It's Hot Hot Hot!

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THURSDAY THIRTEEN IS BACK!!!
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Thank you
Janet and Megan for resurrecting this awesome meme!
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Thirteen of the Hottest Temperatures

01. On Earth† 57.8 °C (136 °F) Al 'Aziziyah, Libya 1922-09-13
02. North America 56.7 °C (134 °F) Death Valley, California, USA 1913-07-10
03. Asia 53.9 °C (129 °F) Tirat Tsvi, Israel 1942-06-21
04. Pakistan 52 °C (125.6 °F) Sibbi, Baluchistan 2004-07-13
05. India 50.6 °C (123.1 °F) Alwar 1956-05-10
06. Japan 40.9 °C (105.6 °F) Kumagaya, Saitama 2007-08-16
07. Malaysia 40.1 °C (104.2 °F) Chuping 1998-04-09
08. New Zealand 42.4 °C (108.3 °F) Rangiora Jordan, Marlborough 1973-02-07
09. Europe 50.5 °C (123.3 °F) Seville, Spain 1881-08-04
10. Croatia 42.8 °C (109 °F) Ploče 1998-08-05
11. Czech Republic 40.2 °C (104.4 °F) Praha-Uhříněves 1983-07-27
12. Denmark 36.4 °C (97.5 °F) Holstebro, Midtjylland 1975-08-10
13. Germany 40.2 °C (104.4 °F) Gärmersdorf bei Amberg / Karlsruhe & Freiburg 1983-07-27 / 2003-08-13

11 comments:

  1. wow! I am surprised Philippines is not one of the hottest country.
    I played Thursday13 too. :)

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  2. It was fun to read about heat when the thermometer hasn't risen above 20 in weeks!

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  3. Well, I'm happy to say our temp here in Southern Ontario has risen enuff we don't have to worry about frostbite every time we go outside. Great list. Happy T13!

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  4. Not surprised that Death Valley appears to have the record. We're neighbors. LOL

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  5. Yuck! I hate the hot temps. Give me an ice storm over a heat wave any day. It's supposed to be 80* here today. I am not impressed.

    Happy TT!

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  6. Wow. I'm surprised it gets that hot in Germany. I'm also surprised South America's not on the list.

    Neat list. Happy TT!

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  7. What a shame it doesn't get that hot in Germany every summer. Okay, maybe that's a little extreme. But more than a day or two over 80 would be nice. Summer here is usually in the 70s. :(

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  8. oh my gosh, that's INSANE that it gets that hot! You could literally fry an egg!

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  9. Wow, I know where I live gets hot, but not that hot! Nice One!!

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