The 10 Coldest Places On Earth

Various locations across Antarctica experience extremely cold temperatures, with the lowest ever recorded being at the high ridge of Dome Fuji Station, where temperatures can drop as low as -128.6°F (-89.2°C).

1. Antarctica

This high ridge in Antarctica is known for its extreme cold. Temperatures here can plummet to around -128.6°F (-89.2°C).

2.Dome C, Antarctica

This research station in Antarctica has recorded some of the coldest temperatures ever documented on Earth, reaching as low as -128.6°F (-89.2°C).

3.Vostok Station

Often considered the coldest inhabited place on Earth, temperatures in Oymyakon can drop to around -90°F (-67.8°C) during the winter months.


Another contender for the title of the coldest inhabited place, Verkhoyansk has recorded temperatures as low as -93.6°F (-69.8°C).

5. Verkhoyansk

This vast area of high elevation in Antarctica experiences extremely cold temperatures, with some areas reaching -120°F (-85°C) during the coldest months.

6. East Antarctic Plateau

One of the coldest places in the Northern Hemisphere, North Ice has recorded temperatures as low as -87°F (-66.1°C).

7.North Ice

The South Pole station experiences frigid temperatures, with average winter temperatures around -76°F (-60°C) and potential lows even colder.

8.Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station

Not to be confused with Dome C, Dome Fuji is another extremely cold location in Antarctica, with temperatures dropping to around -117°F (-82.8°C).

9.Dome Fuji

While not as cold as some of the other locations listed, Barrow experiences cold temperatures due to its Arctic location. Temperatures can dip to around -56°F (-48.9°C) during the coldest months.

10.Barrow, Alaska

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