Month: August 2021

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

The capital of Canada’s Northwest Territories has lows of minus 26 degrees (minus 32 Celsius) in January. Yellowknife is home to around 20,000 people and boasts a prime view of the aurora borealis, also called the Northern Lights.

Harbin, Heilongjiang, China

Located in northeastern China, Harbin is often referred to as the “ice city,” according to AccuWeather. Low temperatures in January typically fall between minus 8 to minus 12 degrees (minus 22 to minus 24 Celsius). Each year, the city hosts a Harbin...

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia, is home to 1 million people out of the country’s population of 2.8 million people. The city’s temperature spans from summer highs of 102 degrees to winter lows of minus 44 degrees (39 to minus 42...

Oymyakon, Sakha Republic, Russia

Oymyakon, Russia is widely believed to be thecoldest inhabitedplace on the planet. The town is home to 500 people, who withstand an average winter temperature of minus 58 degrees (minus 50 Celsius). The Washington Postreported last year that most...

Dudinka, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia

Dudinka, a city located in Russia’s Siberian territory above the Arctic Circle, has an average daily minimum temperature of minus 28 degrees (minus 33.3 Celsius) in January, according to AccuWeather.

7 of the World’s Coldest Cities

The U.S., particularly the Midwest, is feeling the effects of a historic cold front, which is being described as the chilliest air to hit the country in a generation. Experts predict that Chicago and Minneapolis could see lows ofminus...