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Q: What was the coldest temperature you've ever lived on?

I was in Huachuan, Heilongjiang (6h by bus from Harbin) on -33*C ( -27*F) during the winter of 2010.

 

Here is pic from Oymyakon, Siberia's habitual area with the lowest temp. of -62*C (-80*F):

 

https://www.rt.com/news/416123-oymyakon-coldest-village-russia/

 

 

Coldest village on Earth: Residents of Siberian settlement unfazed by  -62*C temperatures (VIDEO)

 

The Siberian outpost of Oymyakon is officially the coldest permanently inhabited place on Earth - yet residents incredibly go about their day-to-day routines despite bone-chilling temperatures of -62*C (-80*F).

In fact, it’s quite possible that it’s even colder than -62*C, given that the Siberian Times reports the town’s digital thermometer stopped working when it reached that mark – because of the chilling cold. 

Local schoolchildren were finally allowed to skip classes after temperatures in the village dropped below -53*C – the threshold after which schools must close. Yet when temperatures fell to -50*C in November, the kids attended classes as normal. That qualifies as a no-excuses environment.

 

There are Chinese tourists taking the bath in near-by river ...

 

More pics from the same town:

 

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/in-sight/wp/2015/01/30/the-coldest-t...

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2280650/Oymyakon-coldest-village...

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Honestly I don't know what the temperature was, but the wife (ex) & I were caught in a blizzard up in the Yukon Territory one fine February day. 'White-out' conditions. I kinda kept having visions of us found in our truck the next day all frozen to death. But I never said anything to her, but we could tell we were both pretty darn scared. I just made sure we were on the road best I could and of course slowed to a crawl, and the blizzard passed. Thank goodness for FORD trucks.  First On Race Day !

Advice to others- don't go driving down empty roads in empty Northern places in the middle of winter, haha

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/big-freeze-russias-yakutia-s...

In this photo taken on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, Anastasia Gruzdeva poses for selfie as the Temperature dropped to about -50 degrees (-58 degrees Fahrenheit) in Yakutsk, Russia. Temperatures in the remote, diamond-rich Russian region of Yakutia have dropped to near-record lows, plunging to -67 degrees Centigrade (-88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas. (sakhalife.ru photo via AP) (Associated Press) 

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Honestly I don't know what the temperature was, but the wife (ex) & I were caught in a blizzard up in the Yukon Territory one fine February day. 'White-out' conditions. I kinda kept having visions of us found in our truck the next day all frozen to death. But I never said anything to her, but we could tell we were both pretty darn scared. I just made sure we were on the road best I could and of course slowed to a crawl, and the blizzard passed. Thank goodness for FORD trucks.  First On Race Day !

Advice to others- don't go driving down empty roads in empty Northern places in the middle of winter, haha

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My Father lived and worked in Antarctica studying weather.

 

He recorded -83 Celsius which stood as a record for almost 10 years.

 

According to wikipedia, the record is now -93.2 Celsius set on 10 august 2010

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-23 is the coldest I have seen it. And that was here in Shijiazhuang. Winter 2008/9 I believe, but maybe 9/10.

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-41 C Winnipeg Manitoba Canada

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