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Europe: Lowest Temperature

Record Value -58.1°C (-72.6°F)
Date of Event 31/12/1978
Instrumentation Maximum/Minimum Thermometer in Standard Stevenson Screen
Geospatial Location Ust 'Schugor, Russia [57°45'E, 64°15'N, 85 m (279 ft)]

References

From Dr. A. Meshcherskaya citing information from the monthly meteorological reference book of the USSR , issue 1, part II, printed in Obninsk, 1979

Discussion

According to the monthly meteorological reference book of the USSR, issue 1, part II (printed in Obninsk, 1979), "the coldest temperature in Europe occurred in Ust 'Shchugor, Russia with the temperature of -58.1°C on 31 December 1978.

Ust 'Schugor, Russia [57°45'E, 64°15'N, 85 m (279 ft)]

Closeup and Regional Satellite Images of Ust 'Schugor, Russia

Ust 'Schugor, Russia [57°45'E, 64°15'N, 85 m (279 ft)]

Closeup and Regional Satellite Images of Ust 'Schugor, Russia