Back in the 80s and early 90s, movies always portrayed America as a sunny place where people would water their lawns every day. Some places in America, however, aren’t all that green and cheerful, especially in the winter. Seeing how not everybody can afford a beach house in Florida or California, those who choose to live in the northern parts of the United States will sometimes have to endure very cold temperatures in the winter.
Over the next few minutes, we’ll look into the coldest places in America in our quest for the ten coldest cities in the United States. So the next time you complain about the cold weather, make sure to remember that some people have it much worse. Mind you, we only included cities outside Alaska which gets considerably colder during the winter.
9Blaine, Minnesota – 12.1 F
The city of Blaine is another city in Minnesota where winter is colder than most places. Situated just 13 miles from Minneapolis, the city of Blaine is home to more than 67,000 people who are accustomed by now to the freezing temperatures during the winter. As a matter of fact, the coldest recorded temperature in Blaine was -40 F in 1977. On average, the temperature in Blaine during the winter goes as low as 12.1 F.