Оймякон К основному контенту


село Оймякон — полюс холода

The village is located on the left bank of the Indigirka River, at an altitude of 745 meters above sea level. The nearest settlements are Khara-Tumul (the closest) and Bereg-Yurdya. Also not far from the village are the settlements of Tomtor, Yuchyugey and Airport. Oymyakon is located in subpolar latitudes, but south of the Arctic Circle. Day length varies from 4 hours 36 minutes (December 22) to 20 hours 28 minutes (June 22). From May 24 to July 21 there are white nights, when it is light all day long. From April 13 to August there are nights with astronomical twilight, and from May 1 to August 13 there are nights with navigational twilight.