The satellite image shows the current atmospheric conditions over the Death Valley area, seen from 36,000 km above the surface. They are generated every 30 minutes. It is a combination of the visible and infrared channel from GOES-west.
Our 360-degree high-resolution camera shows the real-time weather condition at Timbisha village. You can also go back in time to find out how the weather was last week, month or year or download a panorama shot.
One of the Earth's Hottest and Driest Places
Death Valley holds the worldwide record for highest daytime air temperature as well as for highest nighttime air temperature, both confirmed by WMO.
- The highest daytime temperature of 134°F was recorded on July 10, 1913 at Furnace Creek.
- The nighttime record is younger. On July 12 in 2012 temperature didn’t decrease below 107°F.