Global Temperature Extremes
The week’s hottest temperature was 45.5 degrees Celsius at Adrar, Algeria.
The week’s coldest temperature was minus 76.1 degrees Celsius at Vostok, Antarctica.
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.