As much of the nation shivers under extreme cold, check out the coldest U.S. temperatures on record, according to the U.S. National Climatic Data Center.
14. (tie) Nevada -50 degrees (Jan. 8, 1937)
14. (tie) New Mexico -50 degrees (Feb. 1, 1951)
14. (tie) Vermont -50 degrees (Dec. 30, 1933)
13. Michigan -51 degrees (Feb. 9, 1934)
12. New York -52 degrees (Feb. 18, 1979)
11. Oregon -54 degrees (Feb. 10, 1933)
10. Wisconsin -55 degrees (Feb. 4, 1996)
9. South Dakota -58 degrees (Feb. 17, 1936)
6. (tie) Idaho -60 degrees (Jan. 18, 1943)
6. (tie) Minnesota -60 degrees (Feb. 2, 1996)
6. (tie) North Dakota -60 degrees (Feb. 15, 1936)
5. Colorado -61 degrees (Feb. 1, 1985)
4. Wyoming -66 degrees (Feb. 9, 1933)
3. Utah -69 degrees (Feb. 1, 1985)
2. Montana -70 degrees (Jan. 20, 1954)
1. Alaska -80 degrees (Jan. 23, 1971)
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Senerey de los Santos photo
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