On July 10th, Death Valley celebrates 100 years of the highest temperature ever recorded on earth. It is kind of an interesting coincident that Death Valley is in an extreme heat wave right now. Today's temperature is expected to hit 127 degrees Fahrenheit and the 100 year old record is at 134 degrees (56.7 degrees celsius).
The Death Valley temperatures have been making headlines for days. Over the weekend the temperature reached 127 degrees Fahrenheit. The forecast for today is also at 127. Death Valley will actually celebrate the 100th anniversary of the highest air temperature ever measured on earth. On July 10th in 1913 the temperature reached 134 degrees Fahrenheit. Will the current heat wave beat this 100 year old record? There is definitely a chance that it will.
The Death Valley National Park makes the best of the current heatwave and shows us how to fry an egg without having to use an oven in the video below.
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