Now that you've had your 1,354th conversation about the weather, you're probably running a little low on things to say about it -- so let us drop some trivia like it's, er, hot:
* The highest temperature ever recorded on Earth most likely occurred in Death Valley, California in high summer, 1913. During that time, the national weather service recorded 56.7Â°C (134Â°F). Other sources report an even toastier day of 136Â°F or 58Â°C in Al Aziziyah, Libya, in September 1922.
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