12/10/2013 11:32 EST | Updated 01/25/2014 04:01 EST

What's The Coldest Temperature You've Ever Experienced?

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Yep, it's been a cold couple of days in Alberta.

The bitter temperatures have meteorologists comparing parts of Alberta to Mars, the snow and wind have made many of the roads in the province unsafe and we're guessing that hot cocoa supplies are running low across the province!

To prove that misery loves company, we asked our readers on Facebook to share their cold weather stories. Is this week the coldest you've ever been or have you been through worse?

We got plenty of bone-chilling stories:

Nathan Naz wrote about his cold day at the Edmonton airport. "-60 YEG airport a few years ago. Was the coldest place on Earth. All airlines cancelled flights except for Westjet cause they have their planes winterized for those temperatures. You can't honestly tell when it's colder than -40 what the temperature is though," he wrote.

Jay Crag wrote about having to work in some extreme temperatures.

"70 c with the wind in cigar lake sask. we got offered a choice, either get paid nothing and watch tv in camp or go and work. we went to work. out of the 7 guys, 4 got frostbite. outside for 10 minutes and inside for a half hour. was hell on the guys and tools," he wrote.

And some people willingly went outside despite the cold temperatures.

"-50f wind chill. So cold that all ops at my Air Force Base (near sault ste. marie, Michigan) were cancelled. So me and my buds loaded up the van and drove across the border to Ontario to go skiing. Yes skiing. I ended up in the emergency room with frost bitten ears. Brilliant," Mike Thoma wrote on Facebook.

What's the coldest temperature you've ever experienced? Tell us on Facebook or in the comments below

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