THE WORLD'S COLDEST COUNTRIES

Today, some 7.7 billion people live in all corners of the globe, from the sweltering deserts of Africa to the snow-capped mountains of South America. In some places the climate is very hot, while in other places it is very cold. Not everyone is lucky enough to live in comfortable conditions with moderate temperatures during the year. Next, we'll highlight the coldest countries in the world in 2021.

The coldest countries in the world

Note. Rating of the coldest countries in the world is based on actual data of independent edition World Population Review.

TOP 10 COLDEST COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD

COUNTRY AVERAGE ANNUAL TEMPERATURE ° C AVERAGE ANNUAL TEMPERATURE ° F
1. Canada -5.35 22.37
2. Russia -5.1 22.82
3. Mongolia -0.7 30.74
4. Norway 1.5 34.7
5. Kyrgyzstan 1.55 34.79
6. Finland 1.7 35.06
7. Iceland 1.75 35.15
8. Tajikistan 2 35.6
9. Sweden 2.1 35.78
10. Estonia 5.1 41.18

The coldest country in the world in 2021 is Canada. The average annual recorded temperature is -5.35 ° C (-22.37 °F). Snow falls over most of the state in winter, and in some northern regions away from the coast, snow cover persists for all 12 months. Temperatures can drop below -40 ° C. Note that Siberian frosts in Russia are not inferior to Canadian frosts, and often surpass them. In some cities, the temperature ranges from 60-70 ° C.

There are two main ways to determine which country is the coldest in the world. You can rank nations using the lowest temperature ever recorded in each individual country, or by the average annual temperature. The second option is presented in the ranking above. According to the first method of measurement, Russia is considered the coldest country in the world. The cities of Verkhoyansk and Oymyakon (Sakha Republic) recorded a temperature of -67.8 ° C (-90.0 ° F).

THE COLDEST COUNTRY ON ALL CONTINENTS

CONTINENT COUNTRY AVERAGE ANNUAL TEMPERATURE
North America Canada -5.35 ° C
South America Chile -8.45 ° C
Eurasia Russia -5.1 ° C
Africa Lesotho 11.85 ° C
Oceania New Zealand 10.55 ° C

Important. The rating does not include Greenland (not independent state) and the coldest continent in the world - Antarctica, where the temperature drops to 90 ° C. It was here at Vostok station (Russia) on July 21, 1983, the lowest temperature on the planet was recorded -89.2 °C (-128.6 °F).

In conclusion, we note that the hottest countries in the world are Burkina Faso, Mali and Kiribati.

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