Global Patterns of Hottest, Coldest and Extreme Diurnal Variability on Earth

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  • 1 1 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
  • | 2 2 New York City College of Technology, City University of New York, Brooklyn, New York, USA
  • | 3 3 School of Computer Science and Engineering, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, New Jersey, USA
  • | 4 4 Department of Earth System Science, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
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The Earth’s land surface is hotter (colder) than previously thought, with the temperature extremes of 80.8 °C (-110.9 °C) and extreme diurnal variability of 81.8 °C.

Corresponding author: Yunxia Zhao, yunxiaz1@uci.edu

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The Earth’s land surface is hotter (colder) than previously thought, with the temperature extremes of 80.8 °C (-110.9 °C) and extreme diurnal variability of 81.8 °C.

Corresponding author: Yunxia Zhao, yunxiaz1@uci.edu
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