Almost all of the coldest places on the planet are in Canada right now and the times are wild


Ouch, Canada! Almost all of the coldest places in the world are in this country right now and the temperatures are truly dizzying.

A new weather report extreme weather site WX-Now said that on December 27, at around 1:00 p.m. EST, the village of Hatteras in North Carolina was the coldest place on the planet, with sky-high temperatures of -62C, this which may not be anything but a glitch, because as of 3 p.m. EST local North Carolina forecasts say the temperature is around 21 ° C.

This was followed by the Russian city of Jakutsk, where it was -48 ° C around the same time.

The remainder of the top 15 list consisted of spots from across Canada, with the cities of Grande Prairie and Edmonton in Alberta coming in third and fourth. Here, the conditions were -42 C and -40 C. Eek, respectively.

WX Now

In fact, the majority of the list was made up of areas in the province of Alberta, where Environment Canada issued several severe cold warnings as early as Boxing Day.

Temperatures in places like Calgary, Edson, Whitecourt and Peace River were between -36C and -37C on Monday afternoon, which is cold enough to raise concerns about frostbite and hypothermia.

Eureka in Nunavut and Blue River in British Columbia were also on the list, along with the Rocky House Marine Aviation Reporting Station. It was no more than -35 ° C in any of these places.

It is therefore not surprising that there is winter weather advisories in effect across the country right now.

This includes warnings of snowfall, blowing snow, blizzard and Arctic exit in parts of the country. Ouch.

Stay warm, Canada!

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