Oymyakon is known as “The Pole of Cold.” Here’s what it’s like to live in its sub-zero climate. See pictures from the coldest town on Earth!
Oymyakon, Russia, is the coldest inhabited town on Earth. ts population of 500 people braves temperatures that have dipped to -90 degrees Fahrenheit.Despite the harsh conditions, life is pretty normal there.
Temperatures there average around -58° F during the winter months. Here’s what it’s like to live and work in Oymyakon’s sub-zero climate.
In the Even language spoken in Siberia, Oymyakon means “unfrozen water.”According to the United Kingdom Met Office, a temperature of -90 degrees Fahrenheit was registered in 1933. People live in the valley despite the harsh climate.