Top 10 Coldest Places In The World

Top 10 Coldest Places In The World

10. Mohe County (China)

Mohe County
 
 

Mohe County is a county of Heilongjiang province, and is the northernmost Chinese county. The county is named after the Mohe, a Tungusic people of ancient Manchuria. Mohe is located in the far northwest of Heilongjiang. Mohe, by virtue of its far northern location, is one of the few locations in China with a subarctic climate with long, severe winters, and short, warm summers.  Mohe is widely believed to be the coldest place in China, as the temperature there falls to as low as -52.3°C during the winter. It is currently ranked as 10th coldest place in the world.

9. Malgovik, Västerbotten (Sweden)

Malgovik, Västerbotten
 
 

Malgovik  is a town and small town at Lake Malgomaj in Vilhelmina district in Vilhelmina municipality , Västerbotten County ( Lapland ). The ninth most coldest place on Earth on December 13,1941 temperature fell as low as −63.4 °F (−53.0 °C).

8. Ust-Shchuger (Russia)

Ust-Shchuger
 
 

Ust-Shchuger is a rural locality in the Komi Republic, Russia, located near the confluence of the Pechora and Shchuger Rivers. The coldest region of Europe is, of course, that portion of European Russia west of the Ural Mountains. The village of Ust’-Shchugor holds the record for Europe with a -72.6°F (-58.1°C) reading on December 31, 1978. It is currently ranked as 8th coldest place in the world.

7. Prospect Creek, Alaska (United States)

Prospect Creek
 
 

Located in the middle of Alaska, there is not much here besides an airport and a stretch of road. It’s many miles from anything at all and although scenic, it is quite deserted, being one of the north most cities in the entire world. Prospect Creek Camp, Alaska is no longer inhabited. The seventh most coldest place on Earth on January 23, 1971 temperature fell as low as -62°C(-80 °F).

6. Snag, Yukon (Canada)

Snag
 
 

Snag is a village located on a small, dry-weather side road off the Alaska Highway,east of Beaver Creek, Yukon, Canada. The village of Snag is located in a bowl-shaped valley of the White River and its tributaries, including Snag Creek.  The sixth most coldest place on Earth on February 3, 1947 temperature fell as low as -63°C(-81 °F).

5. North Ice (Greenland)

North Ice
 
 

Located on the inland ice of Greenland. The North Ice was a research station of the British North Greenland Expedition.  At an altitude of 2,341 meters (7,680 feet) above sea level, it was once the name of a research station. The fifth most coldest place on Earth on January 9, 1954 temperature fell as low as -66.1 °C (-87 °F).

4. Verkhoyansk (Russia)

Verkhoyansk
 
 

Verkhoyansk  is a town in Verkhoyansky District of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located on the Yana River near the Arctic Circle. The fourth most coldest place on Earth on Febuary 6, 1933 temperature fell as low as -68 °C (-90 °F).

3. Dome A (East Antarctica)

Dome A

 

Deep in Antarctica, there is a small research station called Dome A. Here, one of the top 3 coldest ever recorded temperatures was recorded. Hundreds of miles from the ocean plus a whole ocean away in every direction, this freezing cold place is so cold that researchers have to live underground just to survive. The third most coldest place on Earth on July 2007 temperature fell as low as -82.5 °C (-116.5 °F).

 

2. Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station (South Pole)

Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station
 
 

The Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station is a United States scientific research station at the South Pole, the southernmost place on the Earth. The original Amundsen–Scott Station was built by Navy Seabeds for the Federal government of the United States during November 1956. The second most coldest place on Earth on June 23, 1982 temperature fell as low as -82.8 °C (-117 °F).

1. Vostok Station (Antartica)

Vostok Station
 
 

Vostok Station is a Russian  research station in inland Princess Elizabeth Land, Antarctica. Vostok Station is the most isolated scientific research site in the world located at an elevation of 11,444’ (3,488m) near the South Geomagnetic Pole.  It is manned by 25 researchers during the summer months and 13 during the winter. The top most coldest place on Earth on July 21, 1983 temperature fell as low as -89.2°C (-128.6 °F).

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