We already inhabit the planet called earth for a long time. Our earth is gifted with the abundant source of natural resources. Earth is also having different kind of climates and weathers. The most part of the earth is consisting of water. Our planet is absolutely amazing. Some of the places on earth are extremely hot and dry while the other places are extremely cold due to the weather itself. Playing with snow in winter is surely fun but I believe that when you finished reading this article, you might reconsider to play outside. So here they are, the coldest places on earth presented just for you.
1. Fort Selkirk
The first coldest place on earth is the Fort Selkirk. This place is located in Canada. Fort Selkirk is originally a trade post in the Yukon River. Unfortunately in the 1950, the trading activities in here must be stopped due to the extreme cold weather. Although the trading post activities are stopped but you can still seeing the restoration efforts were being conducted everywhere in here since this place is still can be inhabited. However due to the lack of road access, this place can only be reached by ships or airplanes. The coldest temperature ever recorded in this city is -58,9 Celsius degree.
2. Prospect Creek
The second coldest place on Earth is the Prospect Creek. This place is precisely located in Alaska, United States of America. Prospect Creek is a small village with the sub-Arctic climate which means the winter period is longer than it should be. The summer period is also shorter in this city. In the beginning, this small village was built as the transportation route facility of Trans-Alaska. Unfortunately, this place is occurring a drastic reduction due to the extreme cold weather. The coldest temperature ever recorded from this place is -62 Celsius degree.
The third coldest place on the list is Snag. Snag is a name of city in Canada. Snag is located in the southwest of Yukon. The cold temperature in this city is really insane. The coldest temperature ever recorded is -63 Celsius degree. This cold temperature is allowing the people in Snag to speak clearly to the other. They can feel close as they speak with each other although the actual distance between them can be more than 5 kilometers. So, do you want to go to this city?
The next coldest place on earth is Yakutsk, Russia. Yakutsk is the name of a harbor city located in the Lena River. This city is described as the average cold place if the temperature is already reaching -40 Celsius degree. If you want to visit this city, make sure that you are already equipped with gloves and thick clothes to make you warmer and keeping your body temperature. The unique thing about this city is, Yakutsk is the biggest city ever made by the eternal ice layer. The coldest temperature ever recorded in this city is 64,4 Celsius degree. The last thing to do in this city is, do not go outside if the weather is worse than usual as it will bring thick fogs everywhere.
Alright, let’s move to the coldest place on earth. Our next destination is Eismitte, Greenland. Eismitte is derived from German word which means the center of ice. Eismitte in England means the middle of ice. Alright, whatever the language is, this place is surely representing the name itself. You will see nothing but ices in here along the lands. The coldest temperature ever recorded from this place is in February since it can goes up to -64,9 Celsius degree.
6. North Ice, Greenland
Got tired of the trip? Well you can rest a little bit while reading the next coldest places on earth. Our next destination is the North Ice, Greenland. This place is also the perfect definition of cold. This place is originally an English research center but it’s only last until 1954. During that year, the coldest temperature of this place is also been recognized up to -66,1 Celsius degree. Those temperature is the coldest temperature ever recorded in the North America.
The next place on the list is located in Russia precisely on Verkhoyansk. You might be wondering why most of the Russian are wearing furry hat right? Well, this is the reason. The climate in this country especially in Verkhoyansk is really extreme. The climate in Russia is also recognized as the city with the lowest temperature on earth. The temperature in this city is also different between summer and winter. During the winter, the temperature in this city can go until -67, 8 Celsius degree. That is why, it’s not surprising when the 1.500 of the people in Yakutsk are prefer to stay inside their home during the winter. If they really want to go outside, they will use more than just one thick clothes in order to maintain their body temperature.
The next coldest place on Earth is still located in Russia. Well I think most of the places on the list are mostly in American or Russian countries. With their extreme cold weather from the North Pole climate, Oymyakon is officially stated as the coldest place ever inhabited by human. The coldest temperature ever recorded in here is -71,2 Celsius degree, therefore it’s not surprising that the land of Oymyakon is always freezing all the time or we can say it permanently freezing. If you want to feel the sensation of living by surrounding ice, this place is definitely your perfect destination.
9. The Vostok Research Center
The following picture is the Vostok Research Center located in Arctic. On July, 21 1983 this place is stated as the coldest place on earth. The coldest temperature in this place can reach up to -119,2 Fahrenheit or -89,4 Celsius degree. The Vostok Research Center is also the most isolated research center in the Arctic. The number of researchers in here is usually consisting of 25 persons.
10. Dome F
As the southern part of the earth, Arctic is widely known as the coldest place on earth. The coldest place in Arctic is named with Dome F. Dome F itself is actually a research operation center of Japan, Dome Fuji Station. The coldest temperature ever recorded in this place is -93,2 Celsius degree, however, because the temperature measurement is unofficial, so this place is not considered as the coldest place on earth.