Anchorage - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to your questions about the lowest temperatures and coldest days in Anchorage, Alaska. For instance: When was the last time Anchorage got colder than -25 °F? How cold did Anchorage get in 2017?

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in Anchorage 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 the Ted Stevens International Airport near downtown Anchorage and go back to 1954. The lowest temperature measured during that time was -34 degrees Fahrenheit (-37 Celsius) on January 05, 1975.

Lowest Anchorage temperatures in recent years
Min °F Date Min °C
-15 January 19, 2017 + -26
-8 December 05, 2016 -22
-8 November 18, 2015 -22
0 February 11, 2014 -18
-11 December 17, 2013 -24
-15 January 28, 2012 -26
-12 January 16, 2011 -24
-8 December 25, 2010 + -22
Lowest temperature recorded at Anchorage each year
Min °F Date Min °C
-24 January 07, 2009 -31
-15 December 31, 2008 + -26
-17 January 08, 2007 -27
-11 January 26, 2006 + -24
-8 February 05, 2005 + -22
-18 January 17, 2004 -28
-14 December 02, 2003 -26
-11 January 26, 2002 -24
-15 December 17, 2001 + -26
-10 January 16, 2000 -23
-28 February 04, 1999 -33
-11 January 05, 1998 -24
-21 January 07, 1997 + -29
-14 December 31, 1996 + -26
-15 January 13, 1995 -26
-15 November 25, 1994 -26
-22 February 02, 1993 -30
-16 March 05, 1992 -27
-14 February 07, 1991 + -26
-24 December 01, 1990 -31
-30 January 29, 1989 -34
-9 January 28, 1988 -23
-12 January 12, 1987 + -24
-8 March 01, 1986 -22
-10 February 22, 1985 + -23
-18 January 24, 1984 -28
-17 January 09, 1983 -27
-20 January 07, 1982 -29
-16 December 30, 1981 -27
-23 December 17, 1980 -31
-16 December 31, 1979 -27
-11 December 16, 1978 -24
-16 December 09, 1977 -27
-13 February 10, 1976 -25
-34 January 05, 1975 -37
-18 January 20, 1974 -28
-27 January 26, 1973 + -33
-28 January 11, 1972 -33
-24 March 07, 1971 -31
-14 December 31, 1970 -26
-16 January 05, 1969 -27
-18 February 03, 1968 -28
-18 February 14, 1967 -28
-21 December 10, 1966 -29
-21 February 19, 1965 -29
-30 December 14, 1964 -34
-22 January 09, 1963 -30
-22 January 27, 1962 -30
-30 December 28, 1961 + -34
-23 January 13, 1960 + -31
-17 January 01, 1959 -27
-18 December 31, 1958 -28
-20 December 26, 1957 + -29
-26 February 12, 1956 + -32
-27 December 10, 1955 -33
-29 December 28, 1954 + -34
Reference

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

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