Southeastern Washington hotter than Tripoli!

Tripoli, Libya (as versus Tripoli, Lebanon, or Tripoli, Iowa) was 93° F at 3:00 PM local Tripoli time. Effieland, our cat Effie’s garden domain, was 98° F at 3:00 PM our local time.

In all fairness, we are 1,300 ft above sea level. Tripoli is 266 ft above sea level, bounding the Mediterranean Sea.

The climate where we live is designated “cold semi-arid steppe (grassland).” Libya is designated “hot semi-arid,” though Tripoli has a more temperate, Mediterranean climate.

We have more cold days and colder days than Libya has–but also a few hotter ones, too.

Tripoli, Libya – Mediterranean Beach Scene, Summer, Corinthia Hotel, Dhat al-Imad Office Buildings

My beautiful bit of prairie

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2 responses to “Southeastern Washington hotter than Tripoli!

    • Nah, just the 90s–Tripoli looks pretty prosperous–air conditioning is ubiquitous these days. . .The Libyan desert away from the coast, though, is notoriously hot. I believe it’s the hottest place on Earth. I remember hearing some horrible number in the 130s years ago! I’ve never been there, nor do I aspire to go there.

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