Ranked #3 in Coldest place on Earth. Verkhoyansk is a small town in Siberian Russia with one of the coldest climates on earth. The town has about 1500 people living in the harsh climate who despite the conditions are happy with their daily lives. An airport and port on Yana river are the main means of commute in and out of Verkhoyansk. With the town the commute options are a pony, horse or reindeer. In fact Verkhoyansk is a center for raising reindeer. he average temperature in the month of January goes to as low as is -93.64 Fahrenheit (-69.8 Celsius). Surprisingly in summer (months of June, July, and August) temperatures can go up to 30 °C (86 °F) during the day.