Powerful anticyclone stretches from the Volga to Baikal. Under pressure from Atlantic cyclones, actively attacking the anticyclone on its Northern periphery, he increasingly sags to the South and farther to the South of Russia is subject to very strong frost.
They are in their severity and duration can successfully compete with the fierce Siberian January frosts, when the Siberian anticyclone reaches its maximum development. At this time the powerful anticyclone has formed over Siberia much earlier climatic periods, although it will not be as steady, but while his power is quite enough for the January cold.
A vivid example of the significant abnormal frosts to the South can serve as Siberia and the Urals. The largest negative temperature anomaly is noted from Chelyabinsk to Barnaul. It is 16-20 degrees. The Northern regions of Siberia and the Urals is noticeably warmer these regions uteplyayut Atlantic cyclones and atmospheric fronts. And in the South of Siberia and the Urals continues the parade of cold records. Again updated the absolute lows of the day in Barnaul, Kurgan.
Now for 20 November in Barnaul the new minimum is -32,8 degrees, Mound the air in the morning is cooled to -33, 2 degrees. In Magnitogorsk is now the new minimum temperature for November 20 is the same as in Kurgan -33,2 degrees. In the night ahead and the morning of November 22, from Novosibirsk to Barnaul and Gorno-Altaysk temperature again reach record lows.
In the southern Urals frosts will be softened, this will increase the influence of the fronts of the Atlantic cyclone. In Yakutia, too, are 40 degrees of frost. This night was the coldest. Yugorenok -40, Warm Key -42.5, Delyankir – 43.8, Ust-Nera – 44.4, Oymyakon -42.8. Again -45.1, Tommot -45.7, Tompo -46.9.