Special Report

Coldest Inhabited Places on Earth

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4. Baie-James, Quebec, Canada
> Avg. temperature of 3 coldest months: -11.0 °F
> Coldest month: February (-18.0 °F)
> Warmest month: September (36.0 °F)
> Elevation: -3,278 feet

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3. Coral Harbour, Nunavut, Canada
> Avg. temperature of 3 coldest months: -16.3 °F
> Coldest month: February (-22.5 °F)
> Warmest month: July (48.9 °F)
> Elevation: 210 feet

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2. Tosontsengel, Zavkhan Province, Mongolia
> Avg. temperature of 3 coldest months: -18.3 °F
> Coldest month: January (-24.9 °F)
> Warmest month: July (62.8 °F)
> Elevation: 5,653 feet

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1. Oymyakon, Sakah Republic, Russia
> Avg. temperature of 3 coldest months: -47.0 °F
> Coldest month: January (-53.3 °F)
> Warmest month: July (56.3 °F)
> Elevation: 2,431 feet