Snow even in summer: 8 coldest cities in the world
Houses in Norilsk are painted in bright colors – something that should cheer up the inhabitants of the city, who are cold for most of the year and even in summer they see the sun relatively rarely. From October to May in Norilsk there are frosts, snow lies up to 9 months a year. The winds blow with such force that sometimes, due to snowstorms, nothing is visible at a distance of a meter.
Oymyakon competes on equal terms with Verkhoyansk for the title of the coldest place on Earth. In October, thirty-degree frosts come to the village, invigorating -50 ° C are guaranteed in winter, April is undead by spring -25 ° C. Summer in Oymyakon also happens, sometimes even very hot. But always short. Despite the harsh conditions, local residents do not lose optimism and cordiality, gladly accepting a few tourists.
In the northernmost city of the United States, located in the state of Alaska, the temperature outside the window is just above 0 ° C – a reason to go for a summer walk. There are no frosts in Utqiagvik for only 2–3 months a year, and you will not surprise anyone with snowfall in July. The situation is aggravated by constant winds, because of which the frosts are even more difficult to bear. For local Eskimos, -25°C from November to April is a common occurrence, and in the winter months, the cold sometimes reaches -50°C.
There are many cities in Canada with long winters, autumn-spring periods with sub-zero temperatures and cool summers. Among them stands out Snedge, which arose during the gold rush. In January, the thermometer there can drop to -60 ° C, and in August it can not rise above +5 ° C. However, the inhabitants of the town have long been accustomed to bitter cold accompanied by strong winds. /f550x700/ci/s3/cis3xx8ifh4cw84w0kwowo0cw.jpg” media=”(max-width: 549px)”>