The Eastern Antarctic Plateau is the coldest place on Earth, with temperatures reaching -94°C. The dry air in the area could make temperatures even colder.
Eastern Antarctic Plateau, Antarctica (-94°C)
Vostok research station is the coldest place on Earth, with a record temperature of -89.2°C. It is also one of the driest places on Earth.
Vostok Station Antarctica (-89.2°C)
The Amundsen-Scott Station is located at the South Pole and gets six months of sunlight and six months of darkness. The highest temperature recorded was -12.3°C and the lowest was -82.8°C.
Amundsen-Scott Station, Antarctica (-82.8°C)
Denali is the highest mountain in North America. It is very cold and difficult to climb. Only half of the people who attempt to climb it make it to the top.
Denali, Alaska, United States of America (-73°C)
The Klinck weather station in Greenland is the coldest place in the Arctic Circle. Despite the cold, Greenland's ice is melting rapidly.
Klinck station, Greenland (-69.6°C)
Oymyakon is the coldest inhabited place on Earth, with a record low of -67.7°C. Schools only close if it's colder than -55°C.
Oymyakon, Siberia, Russia (-67.7°C)
North Ice research station in Greenland held the record low temperature in North America at -66.1°C in 1954.
North Ice, Greenland (-66.1°C)
Yakutsk is one of the coldest cities on Earth. Summers are short and warm, winters are long and extremely cold. In 1891, temperatures dropped to -64.4°C.
Yakutsk, Siberia, Russia (-64.4°C)