There is a wide majority of people who prefer cold season even though they have to take the pain of wearing so many warm clothes. Some people even go to cold places to experience bone-chilling winter with snowfall.
The reason behind such preference is that they do not have to stay in a place of cold throughout the year. The top ten places that we are going to list below face the maximum coldness in the entire world and surely those who stay there would not agree with those who love seasonal cold weather.
10. Barrow, USA
It is in Alaska and registered the lowest temperature of -56 degree Fahrenheit. It also sees a high temperature of 79 degree Fahrenheit. Thus, the temperature gap is quite large making it possible for a large population to stay there peacefully. The place does not see the sun for a month during the winter season.
9. Rogers Pass, USA
It is nearly 5600 feet above the sea level and situated in Montana. It had the lowest temperature of -69.7 degree Fahrenheit which is quite surprising given the fact that it is outside of Alaska. It is a favorite place for the adventurers. The place is also famous for golden eagles.
8. Fort Selkirk, Canada
This is an inhabited place and it lies along the Yukon River. It is a popular place for tourists. It registered the lowest temperature of -74 degree Fahrenheit. There is hardly any road and airplanes and boats are the main vehicles used for transport and communication.
7. Prospect Creek, USA
You can find bears and eagles in the coldest place in the USA which happens to be in Alaska. The place is uninhabited though at some point construction workers used to stay there because of the construction of the famous Alaska Pipeline System. It registered the lowest temperature of – 79.8 degree Fahrenheit.
6. Snag –Yukon, Canada
It used to be a small village with only a handful of people living there. Now, it is completely uninhabited. It is the coldest place in North America and holds the record of lowest temperature of -81.4 degree Fahrenheit. It used to be a military airfield but it got closed eventually.
5. Eismitte, Greenland
The place is famously known as Mid Ice. It has a record lowest temperature of -85 degree Fahrenheit. Quite a few expeditions were carried out in the place which is quite interior in Greenland and a few researchers have lost their lives in the process. Do not be surprised to see this place among top three in coming years.
4. North Ice, Greenland
North Ice happens to be the place where British Government has set up a research station. The station recorded the lowest temperature of -86.8 degree Fahrenheit which is around -66 degree Celsius. The average temperature stays around -60 degree Fahrenheit making a very consistent coldest place.
3. Verkhoyansk, Russia
It is situated quite close to the Arctic Circle. There are around 1300 people living and it had a record lowest temperature of -93.6 degree Fahrenheit. The place also sees an average summer temperature of -73 degree Fahrenheit. Thus, it makes the place have one of the biggest temperature differences in the world.
2. Oymyakon, Russia
This is a place where there are permanent inhabitants. It registered the lowest temperature of -96.2 degree Fahrenheit which is equivalent to -71.2 degree Celsius. The ground remains frozen for the entire year. A handful of 500 people stays there in that frozen village.
1. Vostok, Antarctica
Where else did you expect to be the coldest place on Earth? The entire Antarctica is the coldest place on Earth and there are different places that have different varieties of cold temperature. Vostok happens to be a place of Russian research station. It has registered the lowest temperature of -128.6 degree Fahrenheit which is -89.2 in Celsius scale.