Canberra - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to your questions about the lowest temperatures and coldest days in Canberra, Australia. For instance: When was the last time Canberra got colder than -7 °C? How chilly did Canberra get in 2018?

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in Canberra and the date that it happened. A date with a plus sign beside it means the lowest temperature also occurred on at least one other day earlier that year.

These records go back to 1940. The lowest temperature measured during that time was -10 degrees Celsius (14 Fahrenheit) on July 11, 1971.

Since 2010 the temperature extremes were observed in the Tuggeranong District of Canberra. Before then, the weather station was at Canberra Airport.

Lowest Canberra temperatures in recent years
Min °F Date Min °C
24 August 06, 2020   -4
21 August 24, 2019 -6
18 July 23, 2018 -8
19 July 02, 2017 -7
23 June 15, 2016 -5
20 July 03, 2015 -7
21 August 05, 2014 -6
22 June 22, 2013 -6
21 July 07, 2012 -6
17 July 29, 2011 -8
20 June 29, 2010 -7
Lowest temperature recorded at Canberra each year
Min °F Date Min °C
22 June 11, 2009 -6
22 August 19, 2008 -6
24 July 17, 2007 -4
21 August 08, 2006 -6
24 June 02, 2005 -4
19 July 21, 2004 -7
23 July 28, 2003 -5
21 July 12, 2002 -6
21 May 30, 2001 -6
19 June 15, 2000 -7
21 August 03, 1999 -6
21 June 19, 1998 -6
19 August 02, 1997 -7
20 July 16, 1996 -7
23 June 24, 1995 -5
17 August 09, 1994 -8
21 June 25, 1993 -6
22 July 23, 1992 -6
24 July 26, 1991 -4
23 June 20, 1990 -5
22 July 22, 1989 -6
26 August 10, 1988 -3
18 July 13, 1987 -8
18 June 29, 1986 -8
18 June 23, 1985 -8
20 June 23, 1984 -7
23 July 19, 1983 -5
17 July 21, 1982 -8
23 July 11, 1981 -5
22 July 11, 1980 -6
20 August 14, 1979 + -7
20 July 15, 1978 -7
19 July 04, 1977 -7
18 May 30, 1976 -8
20 July 10, 1975 -7
18 August 06, 1974 -8
22 May 18, 1973 -6
18 June 12, 1972 -8
14 July 11, 1971 -10
20 August 20, 1970 -7
18 August 11, 1969 -8
21 July 17, 1968 + -6
18 August 04, 1967 + -8
22 July 11, 1966 + -6
18 July 10, 1965 -8
22 July 08, 1964 -6
20 June 21, 1963 -7
18 July 16, 1962 + -8
19 June 23, 1961 -7
20 June 24, 1960 -7
19 June 16, 1959 -7
21 June 19, 1958 -6
16 July 05, 1957 -9
18 June 22, 1956 -8
21 July 09, 1955 -6
21 June 19, 1954 -6
20 July 14, 1953 + -7
22 July 15, 1952 -6
21 July 11, 1951 -6
21 August 08, 1950 + -6
20 July 13, 1949 -7
22 July 31, 1948 + -6
23 August 04, 1947 -5
22 August 26, 1946 -6
23 July 08, 1945 -5
22 July 17, 1944 + -6
22 July 27, 1943 -6
27 July 07, 1942 -3
18 August 09, 1941 -8
22 August 11, 1940 -6
Reference

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology. Climate Data Online.

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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