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What is the coldest day of the year?

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June 17, 2014 2:05PM

In the northern hemisphere, the winter solstice hits on 12/21 each year. This is the point when orbit and tilt of the earth's axis is at it's furthest point away from the sun. Typically this will be the coldest day, excluding meteorological changes local to where you are on that day.