7 Coldest Places on Earth Where Humans Live

By Manish Choudhary

1. Oymyakon, Russia 

Located in Siberia, Oymyakon is officially the coldest permanently inhabited place on Earth, with a record low temperature of -67.7°C (-90°F) recorded in 1933.  

2. Verkhoyansk, Russia 

Verkhoyansk is another contender for the title of coldest inhabited place on Earth. It recorded a temperature of -67.8°C (-90°F) in 1892.

3. Yakutsk, Russia

Yakutsk, Siberia's Sakha Republic capital, is the largest city here with 300,000 people and an average annual temperature of -8°C (17°F).

4. Umiujaq, Nunavut, Canada

Umiujaq, a small Inuit community on the Hudson Strait, has around 450 people and an average yearly temperature of -19°C (-2°F).

5. Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland: 

A small town on Greenland's east coast, home to about 500 people, has an average yearly temperature of -22°C (-8°F).

6. Tasiilaq, Greenland 

Tasiilaq, situated on the southeast coast of Greenland, is a larger town with around 2,000 people and an average annual temperature of -12°C (10°F).

7. Eureka, Nunavut, Canada 

This research station is located on Ellesmere Island, which is the northernmost island in Canada. The average annual temperature is -20°C (-4°F).