Almost nothing compares to the frigid temperatures atop Mount Washington Saturday morning. It was so cold that the Mount Washington Observatory froze bubbles.
Mt. Washington was tied as the second-coldest place on the planet this morning, plunging to -36 ° Fahrenheit.
With winds roaring at a steady 92 miles per hour, blowing snow and freezing fog encompassed the mountain. The summit is 6,288.2 feet above sea level, and is located in the White Mountains.
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The coldest temperature recorded on Earth this morning was a tie at -38 ° F in Eureka, Nunavut, and Jakutsk, Russia.
Temperatures have rebounded to a milder -18 ° F this evening.