Antarctica Just Had its Coldest Winter on Record

SnowBrains |
A gorgeous peak in Antarctica. Credit: SnowBrains

While many areas of the world suffered record-breaking heatwaves, wildfires, and drought this summer, one area was at the other extreme. Antarctica just had its coldest winter on record.

Average temperatures at the Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station, located on the highest plateau of Antarctica, fell to -78ºF from April to September, the continent’s winter months. The temperature was the lowest since records began in 1957.

On September 30th, the temperature dropped to a bone-chilling -110.9ºF with a ‘feels like’ temperature of -122ºF.

Related Articles

3 thoughts on “Antarctica Just Had its Coldest Winter on Record

Got an opinion? Let us know...