Sometimes it seems like summer stretches into a hot, dry mess. But there are some places on the globe where being dry is taken to an entirely new level.
10. Aoulef, Algeria
Average rainfall: 12.19 millimeters (0.48 inches) per year
This little town in central Algeria is the driest place in an already dry country. As if that isn't enough, it's also blazingly hot in Aoulef it is an oasis in the desert after all. A couple of palm trees separate the town from the surrounding miles of desert.