The day the lowest temperature was recorded on Earth – level 1


The coldest temperature on Earth is -89.2 degrees Celsius. People measure this temperature on July 21, 1983. It happens at Vostok Station in Antarctica.

Vostok Station is 3,488 meters above the sea. It is 1,300 km from the South Pole.

During the summer, 30 people live and work there. They are scientists and engineers. In the winter, there are only 15 people at the station.

Difficult words: degrees Celsius (the number before these two words shows how high the temperature is), the South Pole (the place in the center of Antarctica), scientist (a person who works in science), engineer (a person who builds machines).

What other extreme temperatures have been recorded in Antarctica?


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