5 of the Coldest Places on Earth

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The good news: We made it to March! The bad news: It’s still winter. The silver lining: These five places around the world are way colder than wherever you are right now.

1. Nuuk, Greenland

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The adorably colorful capital city of Greenland might not make it out of the single digits this week.

2. Yakutsk, Russia

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The quarter million inhabitants of this Russian city, located a stone’s throw from the Arctic Circle, will be lucky if they hit -10°F today.

3. Eureka, Canada

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At this small research base in the northern Canadian territory of Nunavut, the high today will be a not-at-all-balmy -45°F.

4. Halley Station, Antarctica

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This research stations sits under the weight of nearly 4 feet of snow all winter, and 105 days of every year are spent in total isolation thanks to 24-hour darkness, surrounding sea ice and impossible flying conditions.

5. Oymyakon, Russia

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Officially the coldest city in the world, this Russian outpost will see a low of -53°F tomorrow night. What else is there to say but brrrrr?

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