A Cold Snap Plunges Areas Of Alaska Into Temperatures As Cold As Mars

Even though we are in the middle of one of the warmest years on record, an Alaska cold snap just plunged parts of Alaska into -65 degree Fahrenheit temperatures. With double digit negatives popping up all around the state, Alaska is resembling close to the average daily temperature on Mars. Alaskans may be used to temperatures this frigid, but during a warmer winter they can be a bit of a shock.

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Have you experienced the Alaska cold snap? What’s the temperature where you are living? Let us know in the comments below!

If you’re wondering more about what winter in Alaska is like, read more about 13 Weird Things That Happen Only In Alaska When It’s Really Cold.

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