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Near Augusta in Lewis and Clark County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

Record Cold Spot

 
 
Record Cold Spot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 9, 2013
1. Record Cold Spot Marker
Inscription.
The coldest official temperature ever recorded in the continental United States occurred at a mining camp near here January 20, 1954 when the temperature dropped to 70 degrees below zero.
 
Location. 47° 4.234′ N, 112° 22.389′ W. Marker is near Augusta, Montana, in Lewis and Clark County. Marker is on State Highway 200 6 miles east of Flesher Pass Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is located alongside Montana route 200, about one-third mile east of the Rogers Pass summit. Marker is in this post office area: Augusta MT 59410, United States of America.
 
More about this marker. The marker is a somewhat weathered wooden sign.
 
Also see . . .  Coldest Places in United States.
The lower 48 states of the US hit their official coldest temperature of -70 F on January 20, 1954 at Rogers Pass, Montana. The pass sits at 5,470 feet (1,667 metres) elevation in the Rocky Mountains, northwest of Helena. (Submitted on May 8, 2014, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
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Record Cold Spot Marker (<i>wide view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 9, 2013
2. Record Cold Spot Marker (wide view)
Rogers Pass image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 9, 2013
3. Rogers Pass
Rogers Pass summit is about one-third mile east of the "Record Cold Spot" marker on Montana route 200.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 8, 2014, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 483 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 8, 2014, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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