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20 Hottest Countries in the World

The blog post about the hottest countries in the World. What is the average temperature in them, the highest temperature ever recorded, and when is the best time to visit. The Hottest Countries in the World are among those places you can enjoy a holiday at any time of year. But it’s worth considering your timing carefully if you want to make sure that you’re guaranteed to avoid sweltering temperatures as well as rain or snow! And there will always be plenty of things for you to do while on your trip.

When I was researching the internet and statistic about the hottest countries in the World, I found lots of different and mixed information. So I picked some of them which I think is very useful and interesting to read.

There is a difference between the hottest place on earth or the coldest place and the hottest country (or coldest country). The temperature of the hottest country is defined as the average temperature of all year in that country. And the hottest place is defined as the warmest month temperature (or warmest nights), NOT THE YEARLY AVERAGE.

So as the USA boast of having a place with the hottest temperature ever recorded in the Death Valley. on the list of the hottest countries is only 59th place with an average yearly temperature of 8.55 degrees

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What are the hottest countries in the World by the average temperature recorded?

By definition, the host country is the country that has an average yearly temperature above 20 Celcius degrees. Not surprisingly, Most of the top 10 hottest countries on earth are located in Africa.

1 Burkina Faso avg temp 28.29 °C – the hottest country

Burkina Faso is the hottest country in the World, with the highest average temperatures of 28.29 °C. Burkina Faso is a small country in West Africa consists of a flat, arid savanna that may seem uninviting. But the land is some of the most fertile in West Africa and has been the centre of a number of cultures.

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2 Mali – 28.25°C

Mali is the 8th largest country in Africa and, with an averages temperature of 28.25, the second hottest country on earth. Most Mali is covered by the Sahara Desert, the largest hottest desert in the World.

3 Kiribati 28.2°C

The Republic of Kiribati is an island nation scattered on 30 coral islands across the Pacific Ocean. Kiribati is a micronation and one of the smallest countries in the World.

It’s hard to choose the best time to visit Kiribati as with tropical hot, humid climate the temperature changes from season to season only by 1°C. Basically, it’s hot and stuffy all year around.

If you want to learn more about Kiribiti and hava a good laugh read book by J. Maarten Troost The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific

4 Djibouti 28°C

Djibouti is one of the smallest countries in Africa. Djibouti is located in the horn of Africa just south of the Equator.

this East African Nation has two seasons hot and dry season from May to October and a bit cooler season from November to March.

Djibouti claims to be one of the 4th hottest country in the World, with a temperature of 28.2 degrees Celcius or 82°Fahrenheit.

5 Tuvalu 28°C

Tuvalu is an island nation located in the Pacific Ocean. It comprises nine coral islands and five reef islands. With one of the lowest population densities in the World, Tuvalu is the 5th hottest country in the world and one of the smallest countries in the World. The average yearly temperature recorded for this country is 28 degrees Celcius or 82 degrees Fahrenheit.

The best time to visit Tuvalu is between July to mid-October..

6 Senegal 27.85 °C

Senegal is located in western Africa, and it is well known for its scenic beaches. Senegal enjoys a tropical climate with two seasons: the dry season from December to April and the rainy season from May to November.

The average temperature recorded for Senegal is 27.85 degrees Celsius or 81.44 degrees Fahrenheit

The best time to visit Senegal is during the dry season (November to June).

7 Maldives 27.65 °C

The Republic of Maldives is a chain of islands located in the Indian Ocean. Geographically, it is one of the smallest countries in the World. With an average yearly temperature of 27.65 degrees Celsius or 81.44 Fahrenheit, it is one of the hottest countries on earth. It’s best to visit the Maldives between November and May because during this time, is dry and sunny.

8 Mauritania 27.65 °C

Mauritania is a republic in northwest Africa. With an average annual temperature of 27.65 degrees Celsius or 81.44 degrees Fahrenheit. Much of Mauritania’s territory is surrounded by desert, and it has a dry, hot climate with seasonal variations in temperature. The seasons are relatively uniform, with a milder heat from November to March and a hotter heat from June to November reaching into the 40°Cs in some areas

9 Palau 27.6 °C

Palau is a group of islands located on the western Pacific Ocean with an equatorial climate. A popular destination for tourists, Palau is a place of natural beauty and spectacular scenery. Visitors to Palau can explore the natural environment, enjoy activities such as diving and snorkelling, or take part in cultural events.

Palau can be visited the whole year round, though June to August is a rainy season. November to May would be the best time.

10 Benin 27.55 °C

Benin is a country in western Africa. With an average temperature of 27.55 degrees Celsius or 81.44 degrees Fahrenheit is warm and humid all year round. The dry hot season lasts from December to March and the rainy season from June to October.

When you visiting do not miss the Voodoo festival in January

A popular tourist destination, Benin’s capital city, Cotonou, features a vibrant nightlife with many restaurants, bars and nightclubs. There are also lots of markets where tourists can find local souvenirs if they wish to shop for something more personal to bring home.”

11 Gambia 27.5 °C

The Gambia is located in West Africa and has an equatorial climate. The country has two seasons: a hotter dry season from November to March and a cooler rainy season from April to October. The average yearly temperature for the Gambia is 27.5 degrees Celsius or 81.5 degrees Fahrenheit

The best time to visit the Gambia is during the dry season between November and May.

The Gambia is one of the smallest African countries

12 Marshall Islands 27.4 °C

The Marshall Islands is a country in Micronesia, and it is composed of 190 coral atolls. It’s one of the smallest states in the World. With an average temperature of 27.4 degrees Celsius or 81.3 degrees Fahrenheit, this country is one of the hottest on earth. The island is also one of the most remote places and has been able to maintain its traditional culture as foreigners have never set foot on these islands before.

The best time to visit the Marshall Islands is between January till October.

13 Ghana 27.2

Ghana is a country in West Africa. With the temperature averaging of 27.2 degrees Celsius or 81.2 degrees Fahrenheit, this country is one of the hottest countries on earth. The best time to visit Ghana is October to March when is less humid.

Avoid visits in December when the Sahara Desert wind- Harmattan- blows bringing dust.

14 Bahrain 27.15

This small country is located on the coast of the Persian Gulf. The average yearly temperature in Bahrain is 27.15 degrees Celsius or 81.35 degrees Fahrenheit. It’s best to visit this country from November to March because it’s not too hot and you’ll usually experience rain showers during these months.

15 Niger 27.15

Niger is a landlocked country in Western Africa. With an average temperature of 27.15 degrees Celsius or 81.35 degrees Fahrenheit, Niger is also one of the hottest countries on earth. The best time to visit this country is in January and February and July until December. This season isn’t too hot, and you’ll usually experience rain showers during this time.

The hottest months are April and May when the average highest temperature is 42°C

16 Qatar 27.15

Qatar is a Middle East country. With a yearly temperature of 27.15 degrees Celsius or 81.35 degrees Fahrenheit. The best time to visit Qatar is between November and March when is a bit cooler and when you can expect some rain showers.

17 Seychelles 27.15

Seychelles is the smallest country in Africa country located in the Indian Ocean, with an average yearly temperature of 27.15 degrees Celsius or 81.35 degrees Fahrenheit. The best time to visit Seychelles is between April and May, or October and November.

18 Togo 27.15

Togo is a small country in West Africa. Togo has an average temperature of 27.15 degrees Celsius or 81.35 degrees Fahrenheit. This country is one of the hottest countries on earth and the best time to visit is during the dry season, which lasts from November to March.”

19 Somalia 27.05

Somalia is a country in Africa. With an average temperature of 27.05 degrees Celsius or 81.1 degrees Fahrenheit, this country is one of the hottest on the earth and the best time to visit is during the dry season, which usually lasts from November to March.”

20 United Arab Emirates 27

The United Arab Emirates is located in the Middle East. The country has a desert climate with three seasons: a cool and dry winter from December to February, hot and humid summer from June to August, and an autumn season that usually lasts from September to November.

The average yearly temperature for the United Arab Emirates is 27 degrees Celsius or 81 Fahrenheit. The best time to visit this country is during the autumn season. The Winter season is good for the visit as well, but you can experience lots of fogs in the morning.

21 Sri Lanka 26.95

Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon, is a small island country in South Asia. It has an average temperature of 26.95 degrees Celsius or 80.6 degrees Fahrenheit, and it’s one of the hottest countries on earth with the best time to visit during the dry season, which lasts from December to February.”

Reading about this extreme temperature makes you think about how people survive in such weather, and what is What’s the maximum temperature a human can survive?

The human body has its limits, and the temperature does play a significant part. You can’t survive at 100°F or higher. Typically, people can survive normal temperatures for 24 hours as long as they have access to water, food, and shelter.

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Ania James

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