Peoria - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





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

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in Peoria 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 go back to 1894, with a few earlier years missing data. The lowest temperature measured during that time was -25 degrees Fahrenheit (-32 Celsius) on January 17, 1977.

Since 1944 the temperature extremes were observed at Peoria International Airport. Before then, the weather station was in downtown Peoria.

Lowest Peoria temperatures in recent years
Min °F Date Min °C
-16 January 01, 2018 -27
-9 December 31, 2017 -23
-6 December 19, 2016 + -21
-8 January 08, 2015 -22
-14 January 06, 2014 -26
-2 December 24, 2013 -19
5 January 20, 2012 + -15
-9 February 10, 2011 -23
-11 January 10, 2010 -24
Lowest temperature recorded at Peoria each year
Min °F Date Min °C
-21 January 16, 2009 -29
-8 January 24, 2008 -22
-7 February 16, 2007 + -22
-4 December 08, 2006 + -20
-5 December 07, 2005 -21
-10 January 31, 2004 -23
-7 January 27, 2003 -22
-4 March 04, 2002 -20
-3 February 02, 2001 -19
-12 December 25, 2000 -24
-20 January 05, 1999 -29
-2 December 31, 1998 -19
-10 January 17, 1997 -23
-19 February 03, 1996 -28
-2 December 09, 1995 + -19
-21 January 19, 1994 -29
-5 February 18, 1993 -21
-8 January 16, 1992 -22
-3 January 22, 1991 -19
-2 December 26, 1990 -19
-23 December 22, 1989 -31
-12 February 12, 1988 -24
-7 January 24, 1987 + -22
-6 February 15, 1986 + -21
-22 January 20, 1985 -30
-17 January 21, 1984 -27
-18 December 24, 1983 -28
-18 January 10, 1982 -28
-14 February 12, 1981 -26
-10 December 25, 1980 -23
-22 January 15, 1979 -30
-8 December 10, 1978 + -22
-25 January 17, 1977 -32
-12 January 08, 1976 -24
-14 February 09, 1975 -26
-18 January 12, 1974 -28
-12 December 21, 1973 -24
-18 January 15, 1972 -28
-7 February 09, 1971 -22
-18 January 21, 1970 -28
-8 January 04, 1969 -22
-15 January 07, 1968 -26
-14 December 31, 1967 -26
-14 January 29, 1966 -26
-10 February 02, 1965 -23
-3 January 01, 1964 -19
-20 January 28, 1963 -29
-14 January 11, 1962 + -26
-9 December 28, 1961 -23
-12 December 23, 1960 -24
-11 January 23, 1959 + -24
-12 February 17, 1958 -24
-14 January 14, 1957 -26
1 January 23, 1956 -17
-14 January 27, 1955 -26
-4 January 17, 1954 -20
-6 December 23, 1953 -21
-2 January 29, 1952 + -19
-16 February 02, 1951 -27
-10 February 26, 1950 -23
-4 January 30, 1949 + -20
-6 January 28, 1948 -21
-8 January 04, 1947 -22
-3 December 31, 1946 -19
-8 December 17, 1945 + -22
-9 February 12, 1944 -23
1943
-11 January 10, 1942 -24
-2 February 19, 1941 -19
-13 January 19, 1940 + -25
-1 December 31, 1939 -18
-1 January 31, 1938 -18
-8 January 23, 1937 -22
-20 January 23, 1936 + -29
-9 December 27, 1935 -23
-9 February 27, 1934 -23
-19 February 09, 1933 -28
-13 December 16, 1932 -25
6 January 01, 1931 -14
-19 January 18, 1930 -28
-9 February 01, 1929 -23
-14 January 02, 1928 -26
-20 January 15, 1927 -29
-7 January 22, 1926 -22
-7 December 27, 1925 -22
-24 December 28, 1924 -31
-6 February 04, 1923 -21
-6 December 18, 1922 -21
6 January 17, 1921 -14
-9 January 25, 1920 -23
-14 January 03, 1919 -26
-21 January 12, 1918 -29
-16 February 02, 1917 -27
-17 January 13, 1916 -27
-18 January 28, 1915 -28
-19 December 26, 1914 -28
-6 March 02, 1913 -21
-17 January 13, 1912 + -27
-5 January 03, 1911 -21
-9 February 23, 1910 -23
-12 December 30, 1909 -24
-3 February 02, 1908 -19
-9 February 06, 1907 -23
2 February 05, 1906 -17
1905
-9 January 03, 1904 -23
-13 February 17, 1903 -25
1902
1901
1900
-22 February 09, 1899 -30
-2 February 02, 1898 + -19
-16 January 25, 1897 -27
-4 January 04, 1896 -20
-22 February 08, 1895 -30
-17 January 25, 1894 -27
Reference

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

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