Sacramento - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to your questions about the lowest temperatures and coldest days in Sacramento, California. For instance: When was the last time Sacramento got colder than 30 °F? How chilly did Sacramento get in 2018 or a century ago?

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in Sacramento 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 temperature extremes were measured at the California State University campus in Sacramento and go back to 1878. The lowest temperature recorded there during that period was 17 degrees Fahrenheit (-8 Celsius) on December 11, 1932.

Lowest Sacramento temperatures in recent years
Min °F Date Min °C
30 January 26, 2021   -1
33 December 23, 2020   1
32 February 07, 2019 + 0
31 February 24, 2018 -1
32 January 06, 2017 0
31 December 25, 2016 + -1
30 December 27, 2015 + -1
34 December 27, 2014 1
25 December 09, 2013 -4
28 January 17, 2012 -2
29 December 26, 2011 + -2
30 November 25, 2010 -1
Lowest temperature recorded at Sacramento each year
Min °F Date Min °C
27 December 09, 2009 + -3
31 December 26, 2008 + -1
26 January 14, 2007 -3
31 December 19, 2006 + -1
34 December 06, 2005 + 1
31 December 04, 2004 + -1
31 December 28, 2003 + -1
29 January 31, 2002 + -2
29 January 17, 2001 -2
31 December 28, 2000 + -1
31 December 30, 1999 + -1
26 December 23, 1998 -3
29 January 14, 1997 -2
35 February 26, 1996 2
36 December 24, 1995 + 2
32 December 09, 1994 0
31 December 24, 1993 + -1
31 December 19, 1992 -1
28 January 01, 1991 -2
18 December 22, 1990 -8
23 February 08, 1989 + -5
29 January 01, 1988 -2
27 December 31, 1987 -3
32 December 10, 1986 + 0
28 December 14, 1985 + -2
31 December 23, 1984 -1
35 December 21, 1983 + 2
32 December 31, 1982 + 0
38 February 01, 1981 + 3
31 December 14, 1980 -1
29 January 01, 1979 -2
30 December 20, 1978 + -1
32 January 08, 1977 0
34 February 05, 1976 + 1
31 January 28, 1975 -1
32 January 02, 1974 0
30 January 04, 1973 -1
24 December 11, 1972 + -4
30 December 17, 1971 -1
30 January 04, 1970 -1
32 November 29, 1969 + 0
26 January 04, 1968 -3
28 December 21, 1967 -2
32 January 20, 1966 0
30 December 21, 1965 + -1
30 January 05, 1964 -1
27 January 13, 1963 -3
25 January 22, 1962 -4
25 January 02, 1961 -4
27 January 02, 1960 -3
28 December 30, 1959 -2
30 November 17, 1958 -1
26 January 09, 1957 -3
29 December 27, 1956 + -2
29 January 08, 1955 -2
29 January 25, 1954 -2
31 February 20, 1953 -1
29 January 01, 1952 -2
29 December 09, 1951 -2
24 January 06, 1950 -4
22 January 11, 1949 -6
27 December 24, 1948 -3
27 January 03, 1947 -3
30 January 14, 1946 -1
29 December 14, 1945 -2
32 December 12, 1944 + 0
29 January 19, 1943 + -2
29 January 04, 1942 + -2
32 November 21, 1941 0
1940
30 February 09, 1939 -1
30 November 13, 1938 + -1
22 January 21, 1937 + -6
31 December 04, 1936 + -1
30 November 04, 1935 + -1
34 December 31, 1934 + 1
29 February 10, 1933 -2
17 December 11, 1932 -8
28 November 23, 1931 -2
26 December 28, 1930 -3
28 February 08, 1929 -2
25 December 22, 1928 -4
1927
27 December 26, 1926 -3
29 January 09, 1925 -2
1924
29 February 02, 1923 -2
26 January 21, 1922 + -3
30 January 11, 1921 -1
29 January 09, 1920 -2
24 January 01, 1919 -4
1918
1917
30 December 13, 1916 + -1
24 December 31, 1915 -4
30 December 08, 1914 -1
26 January 06, 1913 -3
29 January 02, 1912 -2
30 December 26, 1911 + -1
28 January 05, 1910 -2
29 December 04, 1909 -2
28 December 22, 1908 + -2
31 January 06, 1907 -1
30 December 02, 1906 -1
28 December 24, 1905 -2
32 January 22, 1904 + 0
29 January 17, 1903 -2
29 January 27, 1902 -2
26 January 01, 1901 -3
30 December 31, 1900 -1
30 February 07, 1899 + -1
26 January 11, 1898 -3
28 December 23, 1897 + -2
28 January 04, 1896 -2
28 December 29, 1895 -2
26 January 06, 1894 -3
28 December 30, 1893 -2
26 December 16, 1892 -3
26 December 25, 1891 -3
29 January 08, 1890 -2
31 February 18, 1889 + -1
19 January 15, 1888 + -7
28 November 27, 1887 -2
1886
34 January 24, 1885 1
21 February 13, 1884 -6
22 February 03, 1883 + -6
27 December 31, 1882 -3
32 December 23, 1881 + 0
25 January 29, 1880 -4
25 December 26, 1879 + -4
24 December 29, 1878 -4
Reference

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

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