Kyubeme, Russia

Kyubeme (Yakut. Kobume) is a village in the Oymyakonsky ulus of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) of Russia. It is part of the Yuchyugeysky nasleg.



The village is located in the eastern part of Yakutia, in the right bank of the Kyubume River valley (Kuente River basin), at a distance of approximately 180 kilometers (as a straight line) southwest of the urban-type settlement of Ust-Nera, the administrative center of the ulus. The M56 Kolyma federal highway runs north of Kyubeme.

The village of Kyubeme has a turnoff to the old road: Kyubeme - Tomtor - Kuranakh-Sala - Kadykchan (“Southern”, “Oymyakon” road); is the historical Kolyma Highway, built much earlier than the existing road, currently it is a dead end (to Tomtor and Oymyakon); after the emergency bridge across the Indigirka, partially washed out and overgrown, it reaches the abandoned Kuranakh-Sala.

The new road through Ust-Nera was officially opened for year-round traffic along its entire length on October 25, 2008.



The climate is characterized as sharply continental, with long and extremely cold winters. The average air temperature of the warmest month (July) is 8 - 19 °C; the coldest (January) - −41 - −51 °C. The average annual precipitation is 150-200 mm.



The village of Kyubeme is located in the MSC+7 time zone. The applied time offset relative to UTC is +10:00.