Halifax - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to your questions about the lowest temperatures and coldest days in Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada. For instance: How cold did Halifax get in 2017 or a century ago?

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in Halifax 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 1872, with a few years missing data. The lowest temperature measured during that time was -29 degrees Celsius (-21 Fahrenheit) on February 18, 1922.

Since 1961 the temperature extremes were observed at Halifax Stanfield International Airport. Before then, the weather station was in downtown Halifax.

Lowest Halifax temperatures in recent years
Min °F Date Min °C
-3 March 12, 2017 -19
1 December 16, 2016 + -17
-7 February 24, 2015 -22
-9 January 02, 2014 -23
2013
2012
-2 January 24, 2011 -19
-4 February 03, 2010 -20
Lowest temperature recorded at Halifax each year
Min °F Date Min °C
-11 January 16, 2009 -24
0 January 22, 2008 + -18
-6 February 06, 2007 -21
0 February 27, 2006 -18
-6 January 22, 2005 + -21
-18 January 16, 2004 -28
-11 February 14, 2003 -24
-5 February 12, 2002 -21
0 March 03, 2001 -18
-4 January 16, 2000 -20
-7 January 14, 1999 -22
-2 January 23, 1998 -19
-2 January 19, 1997 -19
-9 January 06, 1996 -23
-10 January 11, 1995 -23
-19 January 26, 1994 -28
-19 January 31, 1993 -28
-6 February 12, 1992 -21
-8 January 26, 1991 -22
-8 February 06, 1990 -22
-9 December 29, 1989 -23
-11 January 14, 1988 -24
-4 February 11, 1987 -20
-7 January 15, 1986 -22
-8 February 06, 1985 -22
-8 February 10, 1984 -22
-4 January 04, 1983 -20
-14 January 18, 1982 -26
-14 January 05, 1981 -26
-10 December 25, 1980 -23
-11 February 18, 1979 -24
-2 January 13, 1978 -19
-6 January 14, 1977 -21
-7 January 12, 1976 + -22
-11 February 04, 1975 + -24
-13 January 17, 1974 -25
-10 February 27, 1973 + -23
-11 February 23, 1972 -24
-15 February 04, 1971 -26
-5 December 24, 1970 + -21
0 February 06, 1969 -18
-14 January 11, 1968 -26
-13 February 13, 1967 + -25
-11 February 22, 1966 -24
-8 January 15, 1965 -22
-2 February 28, 1964 + -19
-6 December 31, 1963 + -21
-11 February 02, 1962 -24
-10 February 02, 1961 + -23
-2 January 10, 1960 -19
-6 February 09, 1959 -21
2 December 21, 1958 -17
-8 January 16, 1957 -22
5 December 31, 1956 + -15
-6 February 02, 1955 -21
-4 February 13, 1954 -20
7 February 02, 1953 -14
3 January 30, 1952 -16
-13 January 31, 1951 -25
-6 February 08, 1950 + -21
0 February 12, 1949 -18
-8 February 10, 1948 -22
2 January 11, 1947 + -17
-6 January 17, 1946 -21
0 January 11, 1945 -18
-2 February 09, 1944 -19
-10 February 16, 1943 -23
-5 December 20, 1942 + -21
0 January 27, 1941 -18
4 February 10, 1940 -16
5 March 08, 1939 + -15
-5 January 01, 1938 -21
4 December 31, 1937 + -16
-1 February 07, 1936 -18
-10 January 31, 1935 -23
-12 February 09, 1934 -24
1933
-4 February 10, 1932 -20
-4 January 25, 1931 -20
-2 February 17, 1930 -19
-6 January 16, 1929 -21
-9 February 22, 1928 -23
-6 January 27, 1927 -21
-6 January 23, 1926 -21
-15 January 19, 1925 -26
-10 January 28, 1924 + -23
-8 January 18, 1923 -22
-21 February 18, 1922 -29
-6 February 22, 1921 -21
-17 January 31, 1920 -27
-9 December 18, 1919 -23
-13 February 22, 1918 -25
-9 January 28, 1917 -23
-15 February 15, 1916 -26
-11 February 02, 1915 -24
-14 December 27, 1914 -26
-14 February 07, 1913 -26
-12 February 11, 1912 -24
-11 January 18, 1911 -24
-1 January 05, 1910 + -18
-11 February 02, 1909 -24
-7 February 01, 1908 -22
-10 January 17, 1907 -23
1906
-16 January 19, 1905 -27
-8 December 25, 1904 -22
-3 February 20, 1903 -19
-6 December 09, 1902 -21
-8 January 20, 1901 -22
-1 February 27, 1900 -18
-4 January 02, 1899 -20
-10 January 31, 1898 -23
-10 January 20, 1897 -23
-7 February 18, 1896 -22
0 January 06, 1895 -18
-10 February 25, 1894 -23
1893
1892
-5 February 15, 1891 -21
-11 January 10, 1890 -24
-8 February 24, 1889 -22
-5 January 29, 1888 + -21
-5 February 14, 1887 + -21
-8 February 06, 1886 -22
-8 March 13, 1885 -22
-11 December 20, 1884 -24
-11 December 24, 1883 + -24
-8 January 18, 1882 -22
0 January 25, 1881 -18
-3 February 10, 1880 + -19
-9 December 22, 1879 -23
-4 January 08, 1878 -20
-10 January 26, 1877 -23
-17 February 25, 1876 -27
-14 February 16, 1875 -26
-16 January 27, 1874 -27
1873
-5 December 25, 1872 + -21
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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