America's 25 Coldest Cities

Baby it's cold outside, but it could be a lot worse. The Daily Beast finds the 25 cities that will be turning the heat on full blast this winter—the coldest cities in America.

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#1, Fairbanks, Alaska

Average winter temperature 2009: -.6 degrees
Coldest day: -41.1 degrees, January 12
Warmest day: 48.2 degrees, March 29
Days with snow: 38%

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#2, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Average winter temperature 2009: 14.8 degrees
Coldest day: -32.8 degrees, January 2
Warmest day: 66.2 degrees, March 30
Days with snow: 47%

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#3, Bismarck, North Dakota

Average winter temperature 2009: 16.7 degrees
Coldest day: -33 degrees, January 8
Warmest day: 73.9 degrees, March 30
Days with snow: 51%

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#4, Fargo, North Dakota

Average winter temperature 2009: 16.8 degrees
Coldest day: -33 degrees, January 2
Warmest day: 68 degrees, March 30
Days with snow: 36%

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#5, Watertown, South Dakota

Average winter temperature 2009:  16.9 degrees
Coldest day: -29.2 degrees, January 2
Warmest day: 70 degrees, March 30
Days with snow: 45%

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#6, Aberdeen, South Dakota

Average winter temperature 2009:  17 degrees
Coldest day: -29.9 degrees, January 2
Warmest day: 70 degrees, March 30
Days with snow: 36%

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#7, Laramie, Wyoming

Average winter temperature 2009:  19.3 degrees
Coldest day: -27.4 degrees, January 7
Warmest day: 61 degrees, March 30
Days with snow: 33%

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#8, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Average winter temperature 2009:  20.1 degrees
Coldest day: -29.9 degrees, January 2
Warmest day: 80.1 degrees, March 31
Days with snow: 42%

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#9, Duluth, Minnesota

Average winter temperature 2009: 19.4 degrees
Coldest day: -23.8 degrees, January 3
Warmest day: 71.1 degrees, March 31
Days with snow: 41%

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#10, Butte-Silver Bow, Montana

Average winter temperature 2009: 22.5 degrees
Coldest day: -25.6 degrees, December 8
Warmest day: 57.9 degrees, March 16
Days with snow: 37%

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#11, Rochester, Minnesota

Average winter temperature 2009: 20.8 degrees
Coldest day: -18.9 degrees, January 2
Warmest day: 77 degrees, March 31
Days with snow: 39%

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#12, Sioux City, Iowa

Average winter temperature 2009: 22.5 degrees
Coldest day: -22 degrees, January 2
Warmest day: 79 degrees, March 31
Days with snow: 38%

#13, Bozeman, Montana

Average winter temperature 2009: 24.8 degrees
Coldest day: -26 degrees, December 8
Warmest day: 64.9 degrees, March 22
Days with snow: 32%

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#14, Wasilla, Alaska

Average winter temperature 2009: 21.6 degrees
Coldest day: -14.8 degrees, December 18
Warmest day: 52 degrees, February 20
Days with snow: 23%

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#15, Newport, Vermont

Average winter temperature 2009: 25 degrees
Coldest day: -19.5 degrees, January 10
Warmest day: 55.4 degrees, March 19
Days with snow: N/A

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#16, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Average winter temperature 2009: 22.8 degrees
Coldest day: -15 degrees, January 2
Warmest day: 75.9 degrees, March 31
Days with snow: 35%

#17, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Average winter temperature 2009: 23.5 degrees
Coldest day: -17 degrees, January 2
Warmest day: 77 degrees, March 31
Days with snow: 37%

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#18, Idaho Falls, Idaho

Average winter temperature 2009: 24.5 degrees
Coldest day: -16.6 degrees, December 10
Warmest day: 59 degrees, March 28
Days with snow: 42%

#19, Casper, Wyoming

Average winter temperature 2009: 26.7 degrees
Coldest day: -29 degrees, December 9
Warmest day: 66.9 degrees, March 30
Days with snow: 31%

#20, Rock Springs, Wyoming

Average winter temperature 2009: 23.4 degrees
Coldest day: -13 degrees, January 8
Warmest day: 61 degrees, March 17
Days with snow: 33%

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#21, Des Moines, Iowa

Average winter temperature 2009: 25.5 degrees
Coldest day: -17 degrees, January 2
Warmest day: 79 degrees, March 31
Days with snow: 43%

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#22, Great Falls, Montana

Average winter temperature 2009: 28.1 degrees
Coldest day: -26 degrees, December 8
Warmest day: 68 degrees, March 16
Days with snow: 27%

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#23, Fort Collins, Colorado

Average winter temperature 2009:  27.9 degrees
Coldest day: -18.9 degrees, December 9
Warmest day: 72 degrees, March 31
Days with snow: 27%

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#24, St. Albans, Vermont

Average winter temperature 2009:  25.8 degrees
Coldest day: -13.4 degrees, January 10
Warmest day: 62.8 degrees, March 19
Days with snow: N/A

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#25, Iowa City, Iowa

Average winter temperature 2009:  26 degrees
Coldest day: -14.8 degrees, January 10
Warmest day: 78.8 degrees, March 31
Days with snow: 32%