What Is the Coldest Country in Europe?

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The coldest country in Europe is Finland, a Scandinavian country located between Sweden and Russia. Finland has roughly 140 days of frost a year. The coldest temperature recorded in Finland was -60.7 degrees Fahrenheit on Jan. 28, 1999. Even in July, high temperatures range from 55 F to 63 F.

The coldest country in the world is Russia, with a temperature of -90 F recorded in northeast Siberia on Feb. 6, 1933.

The coldest place on Earth and the coldest continent is Antarctica. On July 21, 1983, the Vostok Station in Antarctica recorded the world’s coldest temperature on record at -128.6 F.