Coldest Places on Earth

Antarctica

Home to the South Pole, Antarctica boasts the lowest recorded temperature on Earth: a bone-chilling -128.6°F (-89.2°C).

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Oymyakon, Russia

Oymyakon holds the record for the coldest inhabited place on Earth, with temperatures dropping to -90°F (-67.8°C).

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Verkhoyansk, Russia

Verkhoyansk shares the title for the coldest inhabited place, with similar frigid temperatures reaching -90°F (-67.8°C).

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Vostok Station

Located in Antarctica, Vostok Station holds the record for the coldest  temperature ever recorded by humans, plummeting to -128.6°F (-89.2°C).

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Denali, Alaska

Mount Denali, North America's tallest peak, experiences severe cold, with temperatures dropping to -75°F (-59.4°C) in winter.

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Greenland Ice Sheet

Covering most of Greenland, this massive ice sheet experiences bitterly cold temperatures, averaging around -30°F (-34.4°C).

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Siberia, Russia

Siberia endures harsh winters, with temperatures frequently dipping below -40°F (-40°C) in its vast, frozen landscapes.

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Yakutsk, Russia

Yakutsk experiences extreme cold, with temperatures reaching as low as -83.9°F (-64.4°C) during the winter months.

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Snag, Yukon, Canada

Snag holds the Canadian record for the lowest temperature, dropping to a chilling -81.4°F (-63°C) in 1947.

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North Ice, Greenland

North Ice, a former research station, saw temperatures as low as -86.8°F (-66°C) during its operation in the mid-20th century.

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International Falls, Minnesota, USA

Known as the "Icebox of the Nation," International Falls experiences  frigid winters, with temperatures plunging to -55°F (-48.3°C).

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Mount Everest

While known for its towering height, Mount Everest also endures freezing temperatures, with lows of -76°F (-60°C) at its summit.

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