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cold pole The area or point in each hemisphere that has the lowest mean temperatures. Verkhoyansk, in north-eastern Siberia, is close to the northern-hemisphere cold pole, with a January mean of −50°C and an absolute minimum of −68°C. Absolute temperatures of around −90°C have been recorded in parts of Antarctica.

cold pole

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cold pole The area or point in each hemisphere that has the lowest mean temperatures. Verkhoyansk, in north-eastern Siberia is in the region of the northern hemisphere cold pole, with a January mean of −50°C and an absolute minimum of −68°C. Parts of Antarctica have recorded absolute temperatures of around −90°C.