Baby it's cold outside

As cold weather blankets much of the northern hemisphere with the onset of winter, AFP photographers head outdoors to capture the chilly moments.

Here are just a few of our favorite shots to enjoy as you ready to welcome in 2018.

Strolls through the streets

Taking baby out for a walk in Ukraine's western city of Lviv. (AFP / Sergei Supinsky)


Bundled up in Montreal, Canada. (AFP / Timothy A. Clary)


Kiev, Ukraine. (AFP / Genya Savilov)


Footprints in the snow in Lyon, France. (AFP / Jeff Pachoud)


Going out to play in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. (AFP / Kirill Kudryavtsev)


Farmers' market in New York City. (AFP / Don Emmert)


Moscow in the snow. (AFP / Mladen Antonov)


Through the trees

Balloons in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. (AFP / Vyacheslav Oseledko)


Rocket man in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, near the Russian-leased cosmodrome of the same name. (AFP / Kirill Kudryavtsev)


On the outskirts of Srinagar in Kashmir. (AFP / Tauseef Mustafa)


Bormio, northern Italy. (AFP / Tiziana Fabi)


And on mountain paths

Leading the herd outside of Srinagar in Kashmir. (AFP / Tauseef Mustafa)


On lakes and rivers

Near the village of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in Bavaria, Germany. (AFP / Christof Stache)


The Saint Lawrence River in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec. (AFP / Timothy A. Clary)


Ice fishing on the Gulf of Bothnia. (AFP / Olivier Morin)


Navigating snowy Dal Lake in Srinagar in Kashmir. (AFP / Tauseef Mustafa)


And at sea


A lighthouse in Saint-Malo, western France. (AFP / Damien Meyer)


Happy New Year and stay warm!

Keeping warm while selling traditional liqueurs in Lviv, western Ukraine. (AFP / Sergei Supinsky)


Yana Dlugy