'The hottest temperature ever recorded was over a century ago in Death Valley, CA. The coldest ever was 2010 in Antarctica. The second coldest was this July. The record high was measured by thermometer and the two lows by satellite. Temperatures are in Fahrenheit. Warming pressure groups will scoff at this inconvenient information. What would they say if the dates were reversed?'
Flashback: Earth’s hottest temperature ever recorded was in 1913
Cold dis-comfort: Earth set a new record for coldest temperature recorded at -135.8