Birmingham - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to your questions about the lowest temperatures and coldest days in Birmingham, Alabama. For instance: When was the last time Birmingham got colder than 8 °F? How cold did Birmingham get in 2018?

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in Birmingham 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 Birmingham—Shuttlesworth International Airport and go back to 1930. The lowest temperature measured during that time was -6 degrees Fahrenheit (-21 Celsius) on January 21, 1985.

Lowest Birmingham temperatures in recent years
Min °F Date Min °C
9 January 17, 2018 -13
13 January 08, 2017 -11
19 January 19, 2016 -7
8 January 08, 2015 -13
7 January 07, 2014 -14
18 November 28, 2013 -8
20 February 12, 2012 -7
16 January 14, 2011 + -9
14 December 14, 2010 + -10
Lowest temperature recorded at Birmingham each year
Min °F Date Min °C
12 January 16, 2009 -11
13 January 03, 2008 -11
18 January 29, 2007 -8
17 December 08, 2006 -8
18 January 24, 2005 -8
15 January 07, 2004 -9
7 January 24, 2003 -14
15 January 04, 2002 -9
12 January 03, 2001 -11
12 December 20, 2000 -11
12 January 05, 1999 -11
19 March 12, 1998 -7
12 January 17, 1997 -11
4 February 04, 1996 -16
13 December 10, 1995 -11
9 January 19, 1994 -13
2 March 14, 1993 -17
17 January 16, 1992 -8
12 February 16, 1991 -11
16 December 25, 1990 -9
1 December 23, 1989 -17
12 February 07, 1988 -11
13 January 27, 1987 -11
12 January 28, 1986 + -11
-6 January 21, 1985 -21
11 January 22, 1984 + -12
2 December 25, 1983 -17
-1 January 11, 1982 -18
9 December 20, 1981 -13
11 March 03, 1980 -12
12 January 09, 1979 + -11
14 January 09, 1978 -10
3 January 19, 1977 + -16
10 January 09, 1976 -12
14 December 19, 1975 -10
18 February 26, 1974 -8
14 January 13, 1973 -10
7 January 16, 1972 -14
10 February 10, 1971 -12
5 January 09, 1970 -15
11 January 05, 1969 -12
15 December 15, 1968 -9
12 February 25, 1967 -11
-4 January 30, 1966 -20
8 January 31, 1965 -13
13 January 15, 1964 -11
-2 January 24, 1963 -19
1 December 13, 1962 + -17
13 January 22, 1961 -11
13 December 22, 1960 + -11
12 January 05, 1959 -11
3 February 17, 1958 -16
14 December 12, 1957 -10
21 January 14, 1956 + -6
17 December 16, 1955 -8
21 November 03, 1954 + -6
14 December 18, 1953 -10
20 January 30, 1952 -7
7 February 03, 1951 + -14
5 November 25, 1950 -15
20 December 16, 1949 + -7
9 January 18, 1948 -13
13 February 08, 1947 -11
17 January 28, 1946 -8
12 December 20, 1945 -11
18 February 13, 1944 -8
14 March 03, 1943 -10
7 January 08, 1942 -14
21 March 01, 1941 -6
1 January 27, 1940 + -17
22 February 22, 1939 -6
19 January 27, 1938 -7
12 December 07, 1937 -11
8 January 31, 1936 -13
13 December 26, 1935 -11
10 January 30, 1934 -12
7 February 09, 1933 -14
16 March 10, 1932 -9
18 January 15, 1931 -8
11 January 19, 1930 -12
Reference

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

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