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Death Valley in August

Many would ponder why on earth you would want to visit Death Valley in August. At the time of writing, Death Valley holds the record for the world’s highest recorded temperature, so the prospect of visiting in the height of summer may strike some as odd, and others as downright mad. The reason we chose to visit in August was curiosity, plain and simple. We have spent the last 3 and a half years living in Southern California where temperatures regularly exceed 100°F in the summer. But 120°F / 130°F… what does that feel like? With Death Valley National Park …