DEATH VALLEY, Calif. - Death Valley is living up to its name this summer. The region just had its hottest July ever recorded, beating a record set 100 years ago.
Last month, desert temperatures reached their hottest ever at a scorching average of 107.4 degrees.
That includes nighttime temperatures, searing at an average of 95 degrees.
The July temps toppled the previous record set in 1917, which was 107.2 degrees.