How cold is the south pole?

Answer The coldest that the South Pole has ever gotten has been -129 degrees Fahrenheit, which occurred on July 21, 1983, according to the Antarctic Connection. On average, the coldest that the South Pole... Read More »

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Is the South Pole warm or cold?

The average temperature at the South Pole runs between -115 and 6 degrees Fahrenheit, or -82 and -14 degrees Celsius. In the winter the wind chill, which is the temperature it feels like outside du... Read More »

Does a compass point to the North Pole or the South Pole?

The needle in a traditional compass points to the earth's magnetic North Pole. There is also a geographic North Pole that is in a slightly different location. There are some GPS compasses that poin... Read More »

Is more of the earth's ice located in the south pole or the north pole?

More of the Earth's ice is located at the South Pole rather than the North Pole. The North Pole sits on top of an ocean of water that never completely freezes which, along with air currents, helps ... Read More »

Do penguins live in the North Pole or the South Pole?

According to Antarctic Connection, penguins only live in the South Pole, which is the Antarctic region. Guillaume Dargaud's Penguins website explains that the reason there are no penguins in the Ar... Read More »