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Oymyakon: A Town That Gets Colder than The Peak of Mt Everest

It is no wonder that people here have to stay covered in warm clothing around the clock. In a single minute one can freeze to death if he stepped out into the open air in Oymyakon without clothes on.

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A resident of Oymyakon crosses a snowy streetlogspot.com
A resident of Oymyakon crosses a snowy street. Image Source: www.amoschapplephoto.com
People waiting for buses.
People waiting for buses. Image Source: www.amoschapplephoto.com
A dog with snowy fur
A dog with snowy fur in Oymyakon Image Courtesy: www.amoschapplephoto.com
Oymyakon dogs
The fur on Oymyakon dogs is thicker to make them withstand the cold temperature Image Courtesy: www.amoschapplephoto.com
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One can only imagine the health complications that can be developed from half a minute of nude sunbathing here. But backyard sunbathing isn’t a considered past time activity in the town of Oymyakon since there isn’t much sun to go around anyway. According to Dailymail, days can vary from 3 hours in winter and 21 hours in summer.

Farms animals kept inside the barn
Farms animals are kept inside the barn to stay warm overnight Image Courtesy: www.amoschapplephoto.com
Toilet in Oymyakon
Toilet in Oymyakon are built outside Image Courtesy: www.amoschapplephoto.com
A woman in a parka in Oymyakon
A woman in a parka in Oymyakon Image Courtesy: www.amoschapplephoto.com
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