Oymyakon, a tiny village in the northeast corner of Siberia, is considered the coldest "permanently settled" place in the world.
The town, which is known as 'The Pole Of Cold,' has around 500 permanent residents. The town's average yearly temperature is around 4 degrees, but the coldest it's ever gotten is -96 degrees.
Note: All temperatures are in Fahrenheit.
The world’s coldest village just got EVEN colder! ❄️☃️ Oymyakon in Siberia is in general pretty chilly this time of year with average winter temperatures of -50C. But this week it was so cold their thermometer BROKE after recording -62C. It isn’t the coldest temperature ever seen there since in 1933 it was once 67.7C, but still. Brrrrrrr. And you thought it was freezing where YOU lived! 😱 Swipe ⬅️ to see some incredible snaps! (Credit: The Siberian Times) @travelmail
Oymyakon is a rural locality in Oymyakonsky District of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located along the Indigirka River, 30 kilometers northwest of Tomtor on the Kolyma Highway. It is one of the coldest permanently inhabited locales on Earth. #oymyakon #russia #coldestwinterever #cold #coldestplaceonearth #winter #temperature - #ice #photooftheday #photo #city #quote #go #fanpage