The Antarctic Ocean is the coldest ocean in the world. Its temperatures reach minus 2 degrees Celsius in what is referred to as the Antarctic bottom water. More »

The bottom layer of the ocean is the coldest because cold water has a higher density than warm water. The colder water sinks to the bottom of the ocean. This movement of water creates the ocean currents. More » Science Weather & Tides Tides

The coldest deep water ocean is known as the Antarctic Bottom Water. It consists of the waters of the Southern Ocean that surround Antarctica. Temperatures in this ocean range from 0.8 to 2 degrees Celsius. More » Science Earth Science

The coldest place on Earth is a ridge in Antarctica, where temperatures can drop to below -133.6 degrees Fahrenheit. The ridge was discovered by scientists from NASA and the United States Geological Survey while analyzi... More » Science Weather & Tides

The coldest place on Earth is Antarctica, the continent that spreads across the southern end of the planet. The lowest temperature recorded there was -135.8 degrees Fahrenheit. The mean temperature in winter at McMurdo S... More » Science Weather & Tides

The average winter temperature in a cold desert is usually between -20 and -30 degrees Fahrenheit. The average rainfall for these areas is only between 6 and 10 inches per year. Tundra also experiences brutally cold wind... More »

Deep water currents are caused by denser, colder water sinking to the bottom of the ocean while warmer, shallow water rises towards the surface. This is known as thermohaline circulation, while the continuous movement of... More »