Extreme cold in northern Siberia breaking records

More counterexamples. The average temperature in European Russia, the Ural Mountains and Siberia is 10 degrees, or lower, below normal.

21 Dec 2016 – During all days of December, the average temperature has not come close to normal.

The temperature in the Khanty-Mansiysk dropped to -43ºC, setting a new daily record. The previous record was -39.6 degrees in 1937.

In Salekhard, it fell to -41.5 degrees, also a new record.

And last night in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District, the temperature dropped to -43ºC, -46ºC.

Temperature map (live). 

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