I looked it up. The hottest temperature on Earth ever recorded most likely occurred in Death Valley, California during 43 consecutive days between July 6 and August 17, 1917. During those days, the temperature was over 48 degrees Celsius (120 degrees Fahrenheit). 120 degrees Fahrenheit is what our Weather man informed us that the heat index would be today in downtown St. Louis. Granted we don't live in the city, but it's still pretty hot down here 30 miles south of that city.
We're just trying to stay cool here. I rigged the barn up with fans to help Jerry and Chili keep cool. And the chickens love just hanging out in the part of the coop run that below the house.