Special Report

The 22 Coldest Towns in North America

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12. Inuvik, Canada
> Avg. year-round temperature: 21.2°F
> Avg. temperature, April: 12.6°F
> Avg. temperature during coldest month: -9.8°F (January)
> Weather station elevation: 103m above sea level
> Population: 3,243

11. Cape Dorset, Canada
> Avg. year-round temperature: 18.1°F
> Avg. temperature, April: 8.1°F
> Avg. temperature during coldest month: -11.9°F (February)
> Weather station elevation: 50m above sea level
> Population: 1,441

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10. Pangnirtung, Canada
> Avg. year-round temperature: 17.7°F
> Avg. temperature, April: 8.6°F
> Avg. temperature during coldest month: -14.7°F (February)
> Weather station elevation: 23m above sea level
> Population: 1,481

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9. Iqaluit, Canada
> Avg. year-round temperature: 16.8°F
> Avg. temperature, April: 7.7°F
> Avg. temperature during coldest month: -16.3°F (February)
> Weather station elevation: 34m above sea level
> Population: 7,740

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8. Utqiaġvik, Alaska
> Avg. year-round temperature: 16.1°F
> Avg. temperature, April: 5.4°F
> Avg. temperature during coldest month: -8.1°F (January)
> Weather station elevation: 9m above sea level
> Population: 4,416