When the mercury reached 51 degrees Celsius in Phalodi on May 19, 2016, the eyes of the entire nation fell on the city. Phalodi broke all records that year in terms of temperature. Located in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district, Phalodi is the Hottest City of Rajasthan. This popularity of Phalodi has also increased the tourism here. Phalodi is also called 'Salt City' of Rajasthan as the salt industry here has grown in large numbers. Phalodi is also famous for the Demoiselle crane.
Talking about the coolest city, it is Fatehpur which is situated in Sikar district. From the past few years, Fatehpur has beaten the hill station Mount Abu in terms of the minimum temperature. When the mercury reached -3.8 degree Celsius in Fatehpur on January 2, 2014, it became the talk of the entire state. This year, the lowest temperature recorded in Fatehpur was -1.8 degree Celsius. Apart from the minimum temperature, Fatehpur is also famous for the frescoes which can be seen on the walls of various havelis and building in the city. Located in Shekhawati region, Fatehpur has witnessed the shooting of several famous Bollywood films.