Lisa Be

By Lisa Be

LifeBuzz Staff

This Is The Coldest Place On Earth... See It, And You’ll Never Complain About The Weather Again.

If you think where you live has brutally cold weather, you won't feel so bad after seeing this. In the remote village of Oymyakon, Russia, winter temperatures average -58F (-50C). The coldest temperature ever recorded in Oymyakon was -96.16F (-71.2C) back in 1924.

Photographer Amos Chapple journeyed there for interesting pictures about life in the extreme cold temperatures. The frigid conditions gave him challenges, even focusing the lens on his camera was a difficult as opening a pickle jar. He told Weather.com, "I was wearing thin trousers when I first stepped outside into minus 47 C. I remember feeling like the cold was physically gripping my legs, the other surprise was that occasionally my saliva would freeze into needles that would prick my lips."

Take a look at these photos and see if you think you could endure a few days in this frosty little town.

The "Road of Bones"route to Oymyakon was taken on an evening with temperatures of -58F (-50c).

The  "Road of Bones"route to Oymyakon was taken on an evening with temperatures of -58F (-50c).

Amos Chapple

Oymakon is considered to be the coldest permanently inhabited settlement in the world.

Oymakon is considered to be the coldest permanently inhabited settlement in the world.

Amos Chapple

A woman carefully walks over an ice-covered bridge in Yakutsk, a two-day drive from Oymakon.

A woman carefully walks over an ice-covered bridge in Yakutsk, a two-day drive from Oymakon.

Amos Chapple

A statue of Ivan Kraft, one of the first governors of Yakutia, is covered in frost most of the year.

A statue of Ivan Kraft, one of the first governors of Yakutia, is covered in frost most of the year.

Amos Chapple

Only one shop in Oymyakon provides locals with supplies.

Only one shop in Oymyakon provides locals with supplies.

Amos Chapple

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