These places don’t need a polar vortex to get frigid.
Yakutsk, Russia The Olympic torch travels by dogsled near Yakutsk in November. Yakutsk, with a population of about 225,000, is one of the coldest cities in Siberia. On Wednesday, temperatures are expected to climb all the way to a high of 35 degrees Fahrenheit below zero before falling to 42 below at night. AP Buy Photo