Considering the vastness of the Russian continent, some areas experience extreme cold during certain seasons of the year. Heavy snowfalls have been reported in some areas, with temperatures below – 40 °C.
Oymyakon is a remote village in Russia that is considered the coldest inhabited area in the world. Oymyakon’s average temperature is -50 °C. Yakutsk considers as the coldest city in the world because Oymyakon is located in the city of Yakutsk.
Russians are so used to freezing winters that it is surprising to see how many Russians enjoy eating ice cream in freezing conditions. People’s lifestyles change drastically as a result of heavy snowfall, and they make adjustments to these climatic changes.