San Jose - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to your questions about the lowest temperatures and coldest days in San Jose, California. For instance: When was the last time San Jose got colder than 25 °F? How chilly did San Jose get in 2017 or a century ago?

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in San Jose 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 San Jose International Airport and go back to 1893. The lowest temperature recorded there during that period was 18 degrees Fahrenheit (-8 Celsius) on January 6, 1894.

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

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

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