Cedar Rapids - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to your questions about the lowest temperatures and coldest days in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. For instance: When was the last time Cedar Rapids got colder than -20 °F? How cold did Cedar Rapids get in 2018?

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in Cedar Rapids 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 in Marion, a city next to Cedar Rapids and go back to 1893. The lowest temperature measured during that time was -33 degrees Fahrenheit (-36 Celsius) on January 16, 2009.

Lowest Cedar Rapids temperatures in recent years
Min °F Date Min °C
-20 January 01, 2018 -29
-10 December 27, 2017 -23
-15 December 18, 2016 -26
-20 February 28, 2015 -29
-21 February 11, 2014 -29
-15 December 24, 2013 -26
-3 January 20, 2012 -19
-16 January 21, 2011 -27
-14 January 10, 2010 + -26
Lowest temperature recorded at Cedar Rapids each year
Min °F Date Min °C
-33 January 16, 2009 -36
-16 January 25, 2008 + -27
-13 February 05, 2007 -25
-14 February 18, 2006 -26
-11 December 07, 2005 -24
-13 January 30, 2004 -25
-9 January 23, 2003 -23
-5 March 04, 2002 -21
-9 February 02, 2001 -23
-19 December 25, 2000 -28
-20 January 05, 1999 -29
-6 December 30, 1998 -21
-14 January 28, 1997 -26
-28 February 02, 1996 -33
-7 January 05, 1995 + -22
-22 January 19, 1994 + -30
-11 February 24, 1993 -24
-9 January 16, 1992 -23
-13 January 30, 1991 -25
-13 December 22, 1990 -25
-21 December 21, 1989 -29
-16 January 06, 1988 -27
-8 January 23, 1987 -22
-17 January 07, 1986 -27
-23 January 20, 1985 -31
-17 January 20, 1984 -27
-21 December 24, 1983 + -29
-25 January 10, 1982 -32
-15 February 11, 1981 -26
-6 December 25, 1980 + -21
-20 February 05, 1979 -29
-14 January 09, 1978 -26
-23 January 16, 1977 -31
-18 December 31, 1976 -28
-13 February 09, 1975 -25
-21 January 12, 1974 -29
-13 February 17, 1973 -25
-20 January 15, 1972 -29
-18 February 08, 1971 -28
-24 January 21, 1970 -31
-12 January 04, 1969 + -24
-15 January 07, 1968 -26
-18 January 18, 1967 -28
-23 January 29, 1966 -31
-14 January 30, 1965 -26
-9 December 17, 1964 -23
-19 December 21, 1963 + -28
-17 March 01, 1962 -27
-14 December 13, 1961 -26
-12 December 23, 1960 -24
-14 January 23, 1959 + -26
-16 December 09, 1958 -27
1957
1956
-14 January 27, 1955 -26
-14 January 17, 1954 -26
-9 December 17, 1953 -23
-10 January 24, 1952 -23
-22 January 30, 1951 -30
-19 December 27, 1950 -28
-16 January 22, 1949 -27
-12 March 11, 1948 -24
-19 January 04, 1947 -28
-13 January 26, 1946 -25
-11 January 09, 1945 -24
-13 December 26, 1944 -25
-19 January 19, 1943 -28
-21 January 04, 1942 -29
-11 February 19, 1941 -24
-20 January 18, 1940 -29
-7 February 10, 1939 -22
-9 January 31, 1938 + -23
-8 January 23, 1937 -22
-25 January 23, 1936 + -32
-16 January 23, 1935 -27
-9 December 26, 1934 + -23
-24 February 09, 1933 -31
-15 December 16, 1932 -26
-8 January 21, 1931 -22
-27 January 22, 1930 -33
-23 February 20, 1929 -31
-13 January 02, 1928 -25
-16 January 15, 1927 -27
-13 January 12, 1926 -25
-15 December 27, 1925 -26
1924
1923
-15 December 18, 1922 -26
-11 December 25, 1921 -24
-14 January 25, 1920 -26
-23 December 10, 1919 -31
-22 February 02, 1918 -30
-21 February 03, 1917 -29
-22 January 14, 1916 + -30
-21 January 28, 1915 -29
-20 December 27, 1914 -29
-10 January 13, 1913 -23
-25 January 13, 1912 -32
-16 January 04, 1911 -27
-27 January 07, 1910 -33
-18 January 07, 1909 -28
-7 January 30, 1908 -22
-15 February 06, 1907 -26
-11 February 16, 1906 + -24
-27 February 14, 1905 -33
-19 January 25, 1904 -28
-15 December 14, 1903 + -26
-23 January 28, 1902 -31
-18 February 10, 1901 -28
-10 February 16, 1900 + -23
-25 February 09, 1899 -32
-12 February 01, 1898 -24
-21 January 25, 1897 -29
-10 January 03, 1896 -23
-19 February 08, 1895 -28
-23 January 25, 1894 -31
-16 February 04, 1893 -27
Reference

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

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