I’m not a cold weather person. I just don’t like it. I start moaning when the scale hit 0 degrees C, but I think I might need to pipe down a bit when I check out these images depicting the extreme cold weather in the Oymyakon valley, where it almost reaches -70 degrees Celsius. Brrrrrrr.

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A man passes a sign saying Oymyakon Pole of Cold on the site of a former meteorological station in the village of Oymyakon, in the Republic of Sakha, northeast Russia, January 26, 2013. The coldest temperatures in the northern hemisphere have been recorded in the Oymyakon valley, where according to the United Kingdom Met Office a temperature of -67.8 degrees Celsius (-90 degrees Fahrenheit) was registered in 1933 - the coldest on record in the northern hemisphere since the beginning of the 20th century. Yet despite the harsh climate, people live in the valley, and the area is equipped with schools, a post office, a bank, and even an airport runway (albeit open only in the summer). MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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The roof of a house is covered with snow in the village of Tomtor. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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A car covered in ice is pictured near a playground in Yakutsk. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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Traffic lights are seen covered in snow in Yakutsk. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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A man walks through a courtyard in Yakutsk. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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People wait to cross a road in Yakutsk. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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A woman wrapped in fur is pictured in the village of Tomtor in the Oymyakon valley. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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A general view of the village of Tomtor in the Oymyakon valley. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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Smoke rises above houses in the village of Maralayi, in the Republic of Sakha. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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Burtsev, a meteorologist, prepares to launch a weather balloon in the village of Tomtor. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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A view of snow-covered houses in the village of Tomtor. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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Vinokurov knocks snow and ice off a frozen washing line in the village of Oymyakon. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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A man takes a dip in the icy waters of the Lena River inside a tent to celebrate Orthodox Epiphany outside Yakutsk. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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A girl poses for a picture in the village of Oymyakon, in the Republic of Sakha. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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A view shows ice sculptures on the Lena river, constructed for the celebration of Orthodox Epiphany outside Yakutsk in the Republic of Sakha. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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Ruslan, 35, loads blocks of ice onto a truck outside Yakutsk. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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Alexander Gubin, 43, prepares to dive into the frozen Labynkyr lake. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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Ships are moored on the banks of a river for the winter outside Yakutsk. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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A car drives through the snow at night near Vostochnaya meteorological station. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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A view of the snowy landscape near Vostochnaya meteorological station. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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Lumberjacks Alexey Egorov and Semion Vinokurov cut down a tree in the forest outside the village of Tomtor. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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A minibus drives along an ice road across the Lena river. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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A dog lies on wood shavings in the village of Tomtor. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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Lumberjacks Alexey Egorov, 45, and Semion VInokurov, 53, eat lunch in the cabin of their truck in the forest outside Tomtor. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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A man takes a drink in the cabin of his truck in the village of Ytyk-Kyuyol. MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS