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Antarctica Sets -95C Record Low Temperature

Sky News [1]
December 10, 2013

The coldest ever recorded temperature on Earth has been reported by scientists in East Antarctica.

Newly analysed data showed the temperature plunged to -94.7C (-135.8F) in August 2010.

The review of Nasa [2] satellite data also revealed it came close again in July this year, with -92.9C (-135.3F).

Both beat the previous record of -89.2C (-128.6F).

Ice scientist Ted Scambos at the National Snow and Ice Data Centre [3] announced the record at the American Geophysical Union [4] meeting in San Francisco on Monday.

Full article here [1]