Ranked #3 in Hottest place on Earth. Ghadames, Libya is a town in the desert that is known for high temperature all year round. Interestingly it is also an oasis town, which make it a tourist destination for people in the region. The highest temperature recorded in Ghadames is 55 degree Celsius (131 Fahrenheit)
Thanks to a perpetual water source, Ghadames was an important part of the golden era of the great Egyptian civilization. The wall that cover the old city was built many 100s of years ago and a world heritage site. Records show that the earliest settlements in Ghadames date from the Roman period, going all the way to 1st century BC. With the help of the oasis the town continues to exist.