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Posted by zorkmidden on Feb 27, 2013 8:13 pm

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#1 zorkmidden at 8:15 pm on Feb 27, 2013

In the Republic of Sakha, in northeast Russia, Reuters photographer Maxim Shemetov spent two weeks outside, documenting the punishingly cold winter weather. The coldest-ever temperatures in the northern hemisphere have been recorded in the Oymyakon Valley, known as the northern "Pole of Cold," where, according to the United Kingdom Met Office, a temperature of -67.8 degrees Celsius (-90 degrees Fahrenheit) was registered in 1933. Collected here are a few images from the frigid Siberian territory, where the average high temperature for this month was -40 degrees (same in both F and C).

Makes me want to put a jacket on even in my toasty 56 degrees.

#2 franco cbi at 8:42 pm on Feb 27, 2013

I'm pretty sure that the coldest temperature I have endured is -17F/-27C, although with windchill substantially lower. This was on the summit of Killington Peak, Vermont.

#3 franco cbi at 8:44 pm on Feb 27, 2013

There is a typo in #3, the name of the town should be "Tomtor".

#4 Thousand Sons at 9:13 pm on Feb 27, 2013

Collected here are a few images from the frigid Siberian territory, where the average high temperature for this month was -40 degrees (same in both F and C).

Is good thing you come in summer, in winter it can get very depressing!

#5 zorkmidden at 9:15 pm on Feb 27, 2013

#4 Thousand Sons: LMAO.

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