In today’s time, human has achieved a lot of things which used to seem impossible. Things that once could only be felt in imagination have turned into a reality today. Talk about starting and living a life and an everyday life by building houses, below the earth level in basements, or constructing huge palace-like venues underwater.
Human has proved to be one, who can do anything if he decides to do that. There are many places, like deserts, islands, mountains, and some icy areas, where life breathes. Here we will talk about snowy places of the world, where people are spending an everyday life.
Coldest Countries In The World
One of the world’s biggest countries, and stretches from Asia to Europe and certainly a part of two continents is Russia. The majority of the cities and towns in Russia are extremely cold. In summers, the temperature stays at zero degrees Celsius, while in winters, it reaches down to as low as below minus ten degrees.
Most of the region of Siberia is covered in snow. Russian winters are known for their ferocity.
Do not trust the name, and the country is more white instead of green. Yes, Greenland is counted as one of the world’s coldest countries. The country is surrounded by submerged sea from most of the places.
Greenland is one of those countries with the most incredible coastlines. Even in summers, the temperature stays at or below zero degrees. In summers, you may see the sun out for up to 22 hours, but in winters, the sun is hardly out for about three hours a day.
Despite being situated in the north, Canada has so many lakes and greenery in the country. But during the winters, most of the places in Canada receive heavy snowfall, and the temperature lowers down to -40 degrees. That is why Canada counts as one of the coldest countries in the world.
The good part is that Canada’s temperature is moist, making it easy to bear this cold. Like most cold countries, Canada also gets intense sunshine and spans of extreme shadows. Also, it is one of those countries, visited by maximum people from around the world.
Antarctica is, without any doubt, one of the coldest countries amongst all. It is said to be the coldest place on the planet, which is mostly dressed into snow throughout the year. Unfortunately, the continent often has to face the scarcity of resources required for a living.
Residents often have to deal with a lack of food, drinking water, and proper shelters; that’s why it is noted as one of the most polluted places. Antarctica’s temperature lowers down to as cold as up to -100 degrees, making it almost impossible to spend a living.
Kazakhstan is situated within the Arctic Circle. The country’s people spend their life underneath Russia and are a part of the previous Soviet Union. The temperature in the country varies based on the elevation. There are a lot of regions in Kazakhstan that are wrapped permanently in ice.
Temperature I winters fall to below zero degrees. People of this country follow some survival tactics such as ice-fishing. It helps them to manage surviving in one of the world’s coldest regions.
America is one of the massive countries with various temperatures depending on the year’s state and season. The unique part about the US is that it is counted as one of the world’s coldest countries. And on the other side, also as one of the hottest countries as well.
The lowest temperature recorded has been -80 degrees in Alaska region. Some of the US’s coldest parts are Montana, Alaska, Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah, where the temperature often falls below -52 degrees to -80 degrees. Spots in the US that are situated at a higher altitude have been observed to be the coldest places in America.
The name says it all; Iceland reflects the meaning of its name. The country counts as one of the world’s coldest countries. But it is also noted that Iceland’s temperature is comparatively warmer than Greenland. In summers, Iceland is green and fresh, but the country dramatically turns into snow when winter arrives.
To observe the northern lights, Iceland is one of the best countries. The temperature in Iceland is observed to be below -10 degrees and even lower than that. The north of Iceland’s regions stays at zero degrees throughout the year, no matter winters or summers.
Finland is located in the very northwest of Europe and is one of the world’s coldest countries. The quantity of sunlight here varies radically according to the weather of summers. Finland is also famous because of its northern lights, generally called Aurora Borealis. When we talk about the country’s cold and snow level, a bull from the country has made a record by drawing an exclamation mark over the snow in the winter Olympics game.
Another country in Europe, which is one of the coldest countries, is Estonia. The temperature in the country stays around zero degrees, no matter, there’s snowfall or not. The wind current in this country is like that that in the season of monsoon, the wind becomes so cold that temperature falls enough to freezing
Estonia is rated as one of the best places to spend vacations. The country has top-rated holiday destinations and low expenses, thick pine woods, and gorgeous views.
When moving from Kazakhstan and south Russia, you will arrive in Mongolia. Mongolia is also one f those situated in Central Asia and is in between scattered mountains, making the climate colder. Winters in the country do not stay for long; however, snowfall intensity is lower than in other countries.
Mongolia’s people have adopted a lifestyle that allows them to survive in a country as cold as anything.
Norway’s boundary touches with so many world’s trendiest countries, such as Sweden, Russia, and Finland. Norway is indeed one of the great Northern countries that are operating out of northwestern Europe. The government has gained a lot of tourists’ attraction with time.
Visitors still prefer to come to visit the country during the summer season as in winters, despite giving a gorgeous view, the country gets extremely cold. Most tourists prefer to visit Norway from May to August, as in other months temperature falls to freezing. The lowest temperature in the country has been recorded to be -51.4 in the year 1986.
Belarus is famous in the world for its area, where summers are warmer and winters are snowy. When Siberian Anticyclone reaches the country, the temperature falls from -30 degrees to -40 degrees. This period is said to be the coldest period of the year here.
Belarus faces extreme snowfall in the winters that happen from December to March.
Here is another one, not so snowy, but the weather has noted to be chilly, making it one of the coldest countries. Due to only weather and cold winds, Sweden is said to be one of the world’s chilliest countries. These countries’ weathers are influenced by the hot fresh flow which escapes from Gulfstream to Norway west coast.
All of the four seasons in Sweden possess their very own special effect, which varies a lot from east-west to northwest.
When we talk about Denmark, it is one of the coldest countries. But, compared with other countries, Denmark’s weather is observed to be warmer. Denmark nation shares the very same latitude Siberia in Russia or Hudson Bay in Canada. The ocean beans of the country are more generous, which originates from the southern US.
Winters in Latvia are gray and relatively cold because of frequent snowfalls mostly observed in winters. The lowest temperature in Latvia is noted to be -43 degrees. January and February are the most chill months in the country.
It is the time when temperature varies between -4.1 to -4.8 degrees.
So here was the list of the world’s coldest countries. The countries listed above are those where the weather is not considered as usual. Living life in such regions requires a lot of changes in diet, clothing, and lifestyle.
Not only has this, but the psychological variations in the color of skin, blood oxygen level, and even facial structure been evolved over the centuries.
No doubt living a life in such countries requires one to be so strong in head and physical health at the same time. No wonder that the people who are spending life in such places have become familiar with the environment and weather.
The human who has explored, invented, and innovated, created and recreated the world’s weirdest destinations livable can survive anywhere.