"The minimal temperature in Moscow was registered at minus 28.5C (-19.3F)."Varvara Malysheva
The air temperature in Klin, 85 kilometers northwest of Moscow, went down to minus 35.9 degrees Celsius (-32.6F) night to Jan. 8, the national weather service said.
"It is the lowest temperature in the Moscow region for this day - the frost in Dmitrov and Volokolamsk (northwest of Moscow) was minus 33.2 degrees (-27.7F)," the service said. "The minimal temperature in Moscow was registered at minus 28.5C (-19.3F)."
For the time being, the coldest night this year has been on the Orthodox Christmas night - minus 29.9C (-21.8F).
Weather specialists forecast milder frosts on the coming days. As yet, the temperatures still remain 12-15 degrees Celsius lower the climate norm.
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