Currently, no difference in temperature between Canada and Mars

From Smithsonian Magazine  --  Even in northern Minnesota right now, the temperature has dipped to a staggering -42 F. The chill is running so deep in the North Star State that it’s not only colder than in the lands above the Arctic Circle, it’s actually colder than some of the daily temperatures on Mars—you know, the planet 78 million miles further from the Sun on average.

Read more from Smithsonian Magazine and The Atlantic.

And be sure to check out our previous post on NASA-USGS Landsat 8 Satellite Pinpoints Coldest Spots on Earth.