Which City in the U.S. Is Expected to Have the Coldest Temperature?

As of 2014, Barrow, Alaska is the U.S. city that is expected to have the coldest temperature. The average annual temperature of Barrow is 11 degrees Fahrenheit. The city experiences about 160 days of below zero temperatures each year.

Barrow is located about 5 degrees north of the Arctic Circle, making it the most northern city of the United States. As of the 2010 Census, the population is 4,212. Barrow experiences "polar night" every year for about 60 days, from November until January. During this time, the sun does not rise above the horizon. As of 2014, the city's all-time record low temperature is -56 degrees.