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Record Temperature At The Coldest Place On Earth

It’s not what you might think

Photo by Francesca Hotchin on Unsplash

The Vostok weather station in eastern Antarctica has reported a temperature record for the month of March since the beginning of recordings 65 years ago.

It’s -17.7 Celsius (0 Fahrenheit)!

But it’s not a record for the coldest temperature; it’s quite the opposite. The previous all-time record was…



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