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    The World's Coldest and Warmest Places

    Coldest places in the world

    The Coldest Places in the World

    Vostok weather station, Antarctica

    With a location near the magnetic South Pole and at 11483 feet above sea level, it is always cold at this Russian weather station, Vostok. But never as cold as it was the 21st of July 1983. That day was the coldest temperature ever measured on Earth, as the temperature fell to -128.56 degrees Fahrenheit.

    Eureka, Canada

    The Research Station Eureka on Canada's most northern island, Ellesmere Island, is considered the world's coldest inhabited place. In summer the average temperature is -4 degrees Fahrenheit, while it drops to minus -40 degrees Fahrenheit in winter.

    Oymyakon, Russia

    In the Republic of Yakutia, about 217.5 Miles south of the Arctic Circle, temperatures dropped in the village of Oymyakon to -96.16 degrees in 1926. This is the coldest temperature measured in the northern hemisphere.

    Denali or Mount McKinley, USA

    Is the highest mountain in North America and is considered the coldest mountain on Earth. The temperature drops to about -40 degrees in winter, where only mountain climbers are able to reach the 20321 ft high mountain.

    Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

    Situated on a high plateau 4265 ft above sea level and considered the capital of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, as the world's coldest capital. In January temperatures are rarely above 3 degrees.

    Warmest places in the world

    The Warmest Place in the World

    Al-Aziziyah, Libya

    Drive 25 miles South of Tripoli and you will arrive in Al-Aziziyah. The hottest temperature ever was measured on September 13, 1922 and measured a massive 136 degrees. The town is approximately one hour drive from the Mediterranean Sea.

    Dallol, Ethiopia

    Dallol, Denakil lies and impressive 381 ft below sea level and often experiences extremely hot temperature. With 94 degrees, Dallol has the highest average temperature in the world.

    Dasht-e Lut, Iran

    In 2004 and 2005, the surface temperature of this desert plateau was measured to be above 158 degrees. The heat and the drought has created the world's driest area, where nothing can live, not even bacteria.

    Death Valley, USA

    California's Death Valley has been measured to have the second highest temperature, namely 134 degrees. In summer, the average temperature is around 116 degrees and Death Valley lies 282 ft below sea level.

    Bangkok, Thailand

    Bangkok has been voted as the Earth's warmest city. The city's average temperature is 82.4 degrees, but from March to May the temperature rises to an average of 93.2 degrees and humidity reaches a crazy 90 percent.

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