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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