Temperatures in China's northernmost city plunged to minus 53°C (minus 63.4 degrees Fahrenheit) -- its coldest ever recorded.
A sleepy giant panda at Beijing Zoo in Beijing, China, on Feb. 2021, the day after the capital city saw the high temperature record for winter shattered by 10 degrees. Temperatures have been on a roller coaster across China this winter.
On Saturday night a new cold record was measured for July at Sognefjellshytta. There is unusually high cold and wind in several places in Norway right now. And little indicates improvement over the next few days.
The United States’ northernmost city plummeted to a bone-chilling minus 20 degrees Wednesday morning, beating out the previous daily record set in 1973.
Coldest day of the winter season so far sees highs of -5 C in Metro Vancouver and a frigid morning temperature of -48.5 C in the Chilcotin region.