Here's a list Cheyenne and Laramie are happy to be left off. Three Wyoming towns were named among the "50 Coldest Cities in the Country on Christmas" in a new study.

Slacker compared the average high temperature on December 25th for hundreds of cities across the country.

  • Lander holds the title of Wyoming's coldest town on Christmas Day, finishing 23rd nationwide with an average high of 20.35 degrees.
  • Sheridan ranked 32nd, with an average high of 23.18 degrees.
  • Casper came in 36th, with an average high of 23.75.
  • Scottsbluff, Neb. finished 48th with an average Christmas Day high of 26.97 degrees.

Four of the five coldest Christmas cities are in Alaska, led by Barrow where the average high on December 25th is 8.55 degrees below zero.

Fairbanks finished second with an average high of 4.96 below followed by International Falls, Minn. (8.76 degrees), Nome, Alaska (8.93 degrees), and Bethel, Alaska (10.13).

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