As mild temperatures encompass a large swath of the contiguous United States this week, parts of Siberia are experiencing temperatures colder than minus 60 degrees Fahrenheit – and it’s only November.   A low temperature of minus 69 degrees was recorded early Tuesday in Delyankir, Russia. This is colder than the all-time record lows in every U.S. state except Utah (-69 degrees), Montana (-70

degrees) and Alaska (-80 degrees).  If that wasn’t incredible enough, the daytime high in Delyankir Tuesday failed to rise above -60 degrees.  Oymyakon, Russia, plummeted to minus 66 degrees. This region is generally regarded as the coldest inhabited place on the Earth. The mercury has dipped into the minus 50s or colder eight days in a row in Oymyakon through Wednesday. READ MORE