We're in the heart of the arctic blast much of the Upper Midwest is seeing, with another night of potentially historical cold on tap before a warm up to end the week and head into the weekend.

Air temperatures bottomed out as low as -43 F, and wind chills as low as -64 F were recorded on Wednesday morning. Here are the coldest recorded temperatures and wind chills around the region this morning.

Air Temperatures (in degrees F)

  • -43: 3 miles SE of Cotton
  • -42: Kabetogama General Store
  • -40: 3 miles N of Butternut
  • -39: Northome
  • -38: Brimson
  • -38: Breezy Point
  • -38: Walker Airport
  • -37: Cass Lake
  • -37: 2 miles NNE of Bigfork
  • -36: Aitkin Airport
  • -36: International Falls
  • -35: Sturgeon Lake
  • -33: Cloquet Airport
  • -33: Embarrass
  • -32: Duluth NWS Office
  • -32: 2 miles SW of Proctor
  • -31: Moose Lake Airport
  • -30: Duluth Airport
  • -29: Two Harbors
  • -28: Superior Airport

Wind Chills (in degrees F)

  • -64: 2 miles WNW of Palmers
  • -64: Grand Rapids Airport
  • -64: Chisholm-Hibbing Airport
  • -62: Cloquet Airport
  • -61: 2 miles S of Chisholm
  • -61: Bruno
  • -60: Northome
  • -60: Walker Airport
  • -59: Duluth Airport
  • -59: Longville Airport
  • -58: Breezy Point
  • -57: Brainerd Airport
  • -57: Two Harbors
  • -56: Blatnik Bridge
  • -54: Superior Airport
  • -52: Moose Lake Airport