Calgary - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to your questions about the lowest temperatures and coldest days in Calgary, Alberta Canada. For instance: When was the last time Calgary got colder than -35 °C? How cold did Calgary get in 2017, or a century ago?

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in Calgary 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 were observed at Calgary International Airport and go back to 1886. The lowest temperature measured during that time was -43 degrees Celsius (-46 Fahrenheit) on January 21, 1943.

Lowest Calgary temperatures in recent years
Min °F Date Min °C
-24 December 31, 2017 -31
-16 December 08, 2016 -27
-14 January 04, 2015 -26
-23 March 01, 2014 -31
-22 December 07, 2013 -30
-27 January 18, 2012 -33
-22 March 01, 2011 -30
-24 November 23, 2010 -31
Lowest temperature recorded at Calgary each year
Min °F Date Min °C
-26 December 14, 2009 -32
-28 January 29, 2008 -33
-15 January 11, 2007 -26
-22 November 28, 2006 -30
-31 January 13, 2005 -35
-29 January 27, 2004 -34
-26 March 09, 2003 -32
-28 January 27, 2002 -33
-16 February 25, 2001 -27
-24 December 11, 2000 -31
-13 January 23, 1999 -25
-32 January 11, 1998 -36
-39 January 11, 1997 -39
-37 December 28, 1996 -38
-26 December 07, 1995 -32
-27 February 07, 1994 -33
1993
1992
-24 January 06, 1991 -31
-30 December 28, 1990 -34
-33 February 02, 1989 -36
-23 January 31, 1988 -31
-11 December 30, 1987 -24
-36 February 19, 1986 -38
-29 November 26, 1985 -34
-33 December 29, 1984 -36
-34 December 23, 1983 -37
-32 January 05, 1982 -36
-24 December 31, 1981 -31
-29 December 06, 1980 -34
-29 February 15, 1979 -34
-29 February 01, 1978 -34
-34 December 08, 1977 -37
-27 January 07, 1976 -33
-31 January 10, 1975 -35
-26 January 31, 1974 + -32
-25 January 07, 1973 -32
-36 January 26, 1972 -38
-33 January 14, 1971 + -36
-38 January 16, 1970 -39
-38 January 29, 1969 -39
-38 December 28, 1968 -39
-25 December 21, 1967 -32
-32 January 05, 1966 + -36
-31 January 08, 1965 -35
-29 December 16, 1964 + -34
-28 January 10, 1963 -33
-26 February 27, 1962 -32
-21 December 11, 1961 + -29
-26 March 02, 1960 -32
-22 February 11, 1959 + -30
-26 February 14, 1958 -32
-34 February 22, 1957 -37
-31 February 15, 1956 -35
-33 December 18, 1955 -36
-40 January 24, 1954 -40
-21 January 14, 1953 -29
-31 January 23, 1952 -35
-35 March 09, 1951 + -37
-41 January 17, 1950 -41
-35 January 20, 1949 -37
-27 February 19, 1948 -33
-36 January 31, 1947 -38
-24 November 20, 1946 -31
-24 November 08, 1945 -31
-20 December 31, 1944 -29
-46 January 21, 1943 -43
-24 February 17, 1942 -31
-25 December 31, 1941 -32
-26 February 24, 1940 -32
-42 February 09, 1939 -41
-30 February 15, 1938 -34
-32 January 29, 1937 -36
-36 February 16, 1936 + -38
-38 January 19, 1935 -39
-28 December 25, 1934 -33
-26 December 24, 1933 + -32
-30 February 01, 1932 -34
-16 November 17, 1931 -27
-38 January 16, 1930 -39
-45 January 28, 1929 -43
-30 January 01, 1928 -34
-32 December 31, 1927 -36
-23 December 14, 1926 -31
-22 March 13, 1925 + -30
-45 December 17, 1924 -43
-39 February 14, 1923 -39
-30 December 11, 1922 -34
-31 December 20, 1921 + -35
-34 January 23, 1920 + -37
-33 March 01, 1919 -36
-28 February 20, 1918 -33
-38 February 01, 1917 -39
-41 January 27, 1916 -41
-24 January 27, 1915 -31
-29 February 05, 1914 -34
-28 January 19, 1913 -33
-30 January 11, 1912 -34
-44 January 13, 1911 + -42
-32 February 22, 1910 -36
-42 January 07, 1909 -41
-20 December 31, 1908 -29
-40 February 03, 1907 -40
-32 January 21, 1906 -36
-40 February 02, 1905 -40
-26 March 01, 1904 -32
-25 March 13, 1903 -32
-30 January 25, 1902 -34
-35 January 05, 1901 -37
-30 November 20, 1900 -34
-40 February 03, 1899 -40
-31 December 31, 1898 -35
-37 January 24, 1897 -38
-36 January 15, 1896 -38
-38 February 06, 1895 -39
-32 January 23, 1894 -36
1893
-34 December 22, 1892 -37
-36 February 01, 1891 -38
-39 February 18, 1890 -39
-26 February 23, 1889 -32
-31 January 19, 1888 -35
-43 February 03, 1887 -42
-40 January 21, 1886 + -40
Reference

Environment and Climate Change Canada. Historical Climate Data. Historical Data

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

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