Springfield - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to your questions about the lowest temperatures and coldest days in Springfield, Illinois. For instance: When was the last time Springfield got colder than -15 °F? How cold did Springfield get in 2018 or a century ago?

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in Springfield 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 Springfield's Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport and go back to 1901. The lowest temperature measured during that time was -24 degrees Fahrenheit (-31 Celsius) on February 13, 1905.

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

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

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