What is the highest temperature ever recorded on earth?

The highest temperature ever recorded on earth was of 57.8 degrees Celsius (136 degrees Fahrenheit). It was recorded on September13th, 1922 in the city of Al Aziziyah, Libya. The reading is still considered controversial though as, at the time, the weather station was placed on a black tarmac which would have artificially amplified the air temperature around it.The second highest temperature ever recorded on earth, or THE highest if the above is dismissed, was recorder on July 10th, 1913 in Death Valley, USA and it was a staggering 56.7 degrees Celsius (134 degrees Fahrenheit).