Antarctica Sets New Record For Coldest Temperature On Earth
Data from a NASA satellite reveals temperatures in east Antarctica plunged to -135.8 degrees Fahrenheit, a new record.By John O'Connor | December 10, 2013
Think it's chilly in your neck of the woods? Well, take solace in the fact that your neck of the woods isn't east Antarctica, which just set a blistering new record for the coldest temperature ever recorded on Earth.
Data from a NASA satellite reveals there were temperatures recorded in east Antarctica that hit 135.8 degrees Fahrenheit below zero! Scientists say that's so cold it would actually hurt to breathe. (Via BBC)
And yes, thankfully, scientists say that is by far the coldest place on Earth. However, the new record won't be making its way into the Guinness Book of World Records.