While it is difficult to grasp, it is true that some of the most popular tourist destinations in the world are also the world’s hottest country. The top 10 list of the world’s hottest countries will definitely take you by surprise. These beautiful countries have plenty of reasons to draw you in, but will you suffer through your entire trip?
Oman is one of the most beautiful locations in the Arab State. It is also known to be one of the world’s hottest countries. For at least six months out of the year, the temperature averages 122 degrees F. Luckily, it is also one of the richest countries in the world, so every building is air-conditioned.
Iraq may be known as a war-torn nation, but this country faces more problems than the war. This country faces extreme heat every summer, which makes the war even more difficult for the citizens. Throughout the summer, the citizens of this nation vary between 118 degrees F and 130 degrees F. Due to the poverty level in Iraq, there is very little relief from the torturous summers.India
India is known as one of the most populated countries in the world. As if walking through the body heat of the overpopulated streets is not bad enough, the average temperature in the summer, 118 degrees F makes commuting through this country almost unbearable.
This country has two extremes. The Himalayan Mountain Ranges can reach -40 degrees F in the winter, which means that the majority of the population suffers through extreme weather in all seasons.
Mexico is located in central America. This leaves the majority of the country extremely close to the equator. Since most of the country is desert, the temperatures can reach 122 degrees F. Even though the temperature reaches drastic levels, Mexico still remains one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world.
Algeria is located in North Africa, right near the equator. Because of this, the citizens spend their summer suffering through extremely hot days and cold nights. During the day, temperatures can reach 122 degrees F. To make matters worse, the heat ranges from unbearably dry to extremely humid, which can have drastic effects on the body.
Saudi Arabia is used to extreme heat and poor air quality. Since this country is considered desert, and is considered one of the Gulf countries, they have developed a wardrobe to combat the heat. The country not only suffers through 125 degree F heat throughout the day, but the country also suffers through very low rainfall which is not enough to bring the temperature down to a comfortable condition.
Ethiopia is a country located in East Africa. It is extremely high on the list for hottest countries in the world. With temperatures reaching up to 145 degrees F during the day, the people of this country really suffer during the summer. Not only does this country suffer through dangerous heat that comes along with living in the desert, but the people are also threatened by the earth tremors which occur frequently throughout the year.
Libya is plagued by temperatures that are so high, the people must ensure that their skin is covered or suffer through the skin blisters. There are also many diseases that plague the people of Libya each year. The temperatures in Libya reaches 131 degrees F and is marked as extremely dry. Many people die each year due to heat exhaustion and lack of water in much of the country.
Malaysia is positioned in Southeast Asia. Since Malaysia is located extremely close to the equator, the climate can be described as extremely hot and humid. The temperature reaches up to 104 degrees F in the summer, and partnered with the extremely wet climate, it can easily become unbearable.
Sudan is one of the desert countries of Africa that suffers through terrible heat every year. Since the majority of the country is considered desert, the country does not get very much rain throughout the year. The temperature reaches 125 degrees F very easily. Between the dry air and the extreme heat, there are many deaths each year that are attributed to the heat and multiple tourists are seen each year in hospitals due to sunburns and skin blisters.
These are the top 10 hottest countries in the world. If you plan to visit these countries, make sure to prepare for the extreme weather conditions so that you do not fall victim to the heat, as many people do each year.