Name: Ashley Barker
What is The coldest Temperature recorded?
The coldest temperature ever officially recorded on earth was measured at
the Russian research station at Vostok, Antarctica. The air temperature
reached -128.6F (-89.6C) on 31 July 1983.
The above information is from "The Handy Weather Answer Book" by Walter A.
Lyons, published by Accord Publishing LTD, copyright 1997. ISBN 0787610348.
Wendell Bechtold, Meteorologist
Forecaster, National Weather Service
Weather Forecast Office, St. Louis, MO
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