Sweden hits -43.6°C; experiences coldest January in 25 years


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Sweden recently faced its chilliest January night in 25 years, with temperatures dropping to a frigid -43.6°C in the far north. This is the lowest January temperature since 1999, as reported by Mattias Lind, a meteorologist at Sweden's national weather agency SMHI. The freezing conditions have also impacted neighboring Finland, setting a seasonal record of -38.7°C in the northern Lapland region on Tuesday evening.