July 20, 2011 By Chad Vander Veen
Answer: -128.6 °F at Vostok Station, Antarctica (pictured).
Vostok, a Russian research facility, is located at the center of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet. Daily July temperatures there average -85 °. Summer temps can reach a balmy -16 °F. Once, on January 11, 2002, the mercury read a scorching 10 °F.
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