It’s no secret that the 2014-15 winter has been unbearably cold in many parts of the United States.

Record-breaking colds are hitting Chicago, while the New England area has been slammed with snowstorm after snowstorm for most of the winter.

But some of these instances are one-offs. There are cities that are constantly cold year in and year out. So if you think you have it bad, think again. compiled a list of major U.S. cities — that is cities with a population of at least 50,000 people — that average the coldest winters.

Find the top five coldest cities in our slideshow above, but check out the entire list on to see if your city made the cut … and if you didn’t make the list of coldest cities, be grateful for the warmer temperatures you get!

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