This world is full of natural wonders and all varieties of climatic conditions at various corners of the world. At some places the climate is so generous for the humans while at some places it is extremely hot or extremely cold. At some places it has even crossed the limits of favorable habitat conditions for humans. While at some places we heard of having rainy season during the year long. Today we are going to talk about 10 coldest places of the world. Our list of top 10 coldest places of the world is as follows:
10. Rogers Pass, Montana, USA
Rogers pass rises 5610 feet above the sea level. It is located on the Continental divide in the U.S state of Montana. So far the lowest ever temperature recorded at Rogers pass was -70 F (-57 degree) which was recorded on January 20, 1954.
9. Fort Selkirk, Yukon, Canada
Initially Fork Selkirk was the major trade point on river Yukon but it was deserted in 1950 because of its extreme cold conditions. It is still not accessible via roads but then travellers find their way either by boat or plane. Here the coldest month is January and the lowest recorded temperature was -74 F.
8. Prospect Creek, Alaska, USA
Prospect Creek is placed approximately 180 miles north of Fairbanks and about 25 miles of Bettles, Alaska. Here winter lasts for long and summer comes only for a less period of time. Now the climatic conditions are even worse and hence it is very less crowded. The lowest temperature recorded here was -80 F.
7. Snag,Yukon, Canada
Snag is a small village found in Yukon, Canada. It has a freezing and chilly temperature which can easily convert anything into ice. Here the lowest temperature point recorded so far was -81.4 F.
6. Eismitte, Greenland
In German vocabulary, Eismette means the centre of the ice. It is located in the interior of Arctic side of Greenland and is known as the Ice Centre as well because it has ice everywhere on its surface. The lowest temperature recorded here was -85 F.
5. North Ice, Greenland
4. Verkhoyansk, Russia
Due to its location it is also known as the North Pole of the cold. In Russia, Verkhoyansk is a notable landmark. On February 1892, the lowest temperature recorded here was -93.6 F.
3. Oymyakon, Russia
After Verkhoyansk, Oymyakon is the other candidate in north for the North Pole of the cold. It also has sub-arctic climate i.e. winters lasts longer and summer are only for less amount of time. The lowest recorded temperature was -96.2 F and the surface here is fully frozen.
2. Plateau Station, Antarctica
After Vostok, Plateau Station is the second coldest place on Earth. Plateau is an inactive American research station and the naturally lowest recorded temperature was -119.2 F. Here July is the coldest month of the year.
1. Vostok, Russia
Vostok in Russia holds the record of the coldest place on Earth. It is the Southern Pole of the cold. The lowest ever temperature recorded at Vostok was -128.6 F. Here the coldest month of the year is August.
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