Special Report

Coldest Inhabited Places on Earth

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23. Bialystok, Poland
> Avg. temperature of 3 coldest months: 28.8 °F
> Coldest month: January (23.7 °F)
> Warmest month: August (63.7 °F)
> Elevation: 495 feet

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22. Crater Lake, Oregon, United States
> Avg. temperature of 3 coldest months: 25.5 °F
> Coldest month: January (22.7 °F)
> Warmest month: August (59.0 °F)
> Elevation: 6,475 feet

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21. Minsk, Belarus
> Avg. temperature of 3 coldest months: 27.0 °F
> Coldest month: January (21.7 °F)
> Warmest month: August (65.8 °F)
> Elevation: 758 feet

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20. Poltava, Poltava Oblast, Ukraine
> Avg. temperature of 3 coldest months: 27.9 °F
> Coldest month: January (21.4 °F)
> Warmest month: August (73.8 °F)
> Elevation: 525 feet

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19. Voronez, Russia
> Avg. temperature of 3 coldest months: 25.3 °F
> Coldest month: January (20.5 °F)
> Warmest month: August (70.9 °F)
> Elevation: 489 feet