Hottest Inhabited Places on Earth

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5. Adrar, Algeria
> Avg. temp., summer of 2017: 99 °F
> Hottest month: July (100 °F)
> Elevation (at nearest weather station): 863 feet

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4. Ain Salah, Algeria
> Avg. temp., summer of 2017: 100 °F
> Hottest month: July (101 °F)
> Elevation (at nearest weather station): 961 feet

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3. Buraydah, Saudi Arabia
> Avg. temp., summer of 2017: 100 °F
> Hottest month: August (101 °F)
> Elevation (at nearest weather station): 2,133 feet

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2. Abadan, Iran
> Avg. temp., summer of 2017: 102 °F
> Hottest month: July (104 °F)
> Elevation (at nearest weather station): 36 feet

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1. Medina, Saudi Arabia
> Avg. temp., summer of 2017: 102 °F
> Hottest month: August (103 °F)
> Elevation (at nearest weather station): 2,087 feet