Note that in addition to Camilo's answer, Wikipedia links to a peer reviewed BAMS article noting that:
Satellite measurements of ground temperature taken between 2003 and
2009, taken with the MODIS infrared spectroradiometer on the Aqua
satellite, found a maximum temperature of 70.7 °C (159.3 °F), which
was recorded in 2005 in the Lut Desert, Iran. The Lut ...