(NatureWorldNews) Astronauts hopeful of stepping foot on Mars may first want to make a visit to Winnipeg in winter, as temperatures there are currently on par with Martian highs.

At one point on Tuesday temperatures in the central Canadian city were colder than on the surface of Mars.

On New Year’s Eve, the Winnipeg Museum, citing data from the NASA’s Curiosity rover, reported that the high temperature on the Red Planet was -29°C. Thermometers in Winnipeg only reached a high of -31°C that day.

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