#8 – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Highest Recorded Temperature: 125.6° F
Jeddah is a major urban city on the coast of the Red Sea. With a population of 5.1 million, it is an important commercial city hub in Saudi Arabia. Jeddah has an arid climate and retains its warm temperatures throughout the winter. Temperatures in the summer are extremely hot, often breaking 109° F in the afternoons. The record temperature of 125.6° F was recorded on June 22, 2010.