Have you heard about coldest places where empty plastic bags went freeze and cracked like glass when taken outside within minutes? The average temperature may reach -60°F (-51.1°C) in winter. However, such areas are still home to seal, penguin, and even humans. Humans are among great survivors in the coldest places in the world. They have adapted their environment and lifestyle significantly. In such very low temperatures, everything from gasoline to pen ink freezes. In spite of all the difficulties, humans have found a way to change the environment and survive. Many of the coldest places on earth now attract tourists who are eager to see what real winter is.
Prospect Creek (Alaska) which is a very small settlement approximately 180 miles north of present day Fairbanks has broken several records in the American continent, including reaching -79.8°F (-62.1°C) in 2003. In January 1971, the record low temperature of negative 80°F (-62°C) was recorded.
The record low temperature of negative 80°F (-62°C) was recorded in Prospect Creek.
Antarctica is one among the coldest places on earth. It is mostly inhabited except for seal and penguin colonies found along the coast. The annual average temperature barely reaches -32.8°F (-36°C) at the Plateau Station.
Antarctica is one among the coldest places on earth.
Greenland, outside of Russia, is where the cities of Eismitte and Northice see temperatures of -50°F (-45.5°C).
Greenland is where the cities of Eismitte and Northice see temperatures of -50°F (-45.5°C).
International Falls in Minnesota is one of the coldest places in the US, with temperatures normally reach -32°F (-35.5°C) in winter. Falls had a record low temperature of −40°F (−40°C).
International Falls in Minnesota is one of the coldest places in the US
Siberia is another coldest place of all inhabited areas in the world. It’s normal for temperatures to reach -60°F (-51.1°C) in January. The area is cold enough to freeze empty plastic bags taken outside within minutes and crack them like glass.
Siberia’s normal temperatures reaches -60°F (-51.1°C) in January
Britain’s current cold spell has been temperature plummet to record lows in many areas of the country. The coldest place was Altnaharra in Scotland where the temperature fell to – 22.3°C
The coldest place was Altnaharra in Scotland where the temperature fell to – 22.3°C
Yakutsk which is situated 450 south of Artic circle, is the coldest city on earth. Average winter temperatures hover around -40°C.
Yakutsk is the coldest city on earth
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