South Bend - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to your questions about the lowest temperatures and coldest days in South Bend, Indiana. For instance: When was the last time South Bend got colder than -15 °F? How cold did South Bend get in 2019?

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in South Bend 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 South Bend Airport and go back to go back to 1894 with some years missing data. The lowest temperature measured during that time was -22 degrees Fahrenheit (-30 Celsius) on January 20, 1943 and January 25, 1897.

Lowest South Bend temperatures in recent years
Min °F Date Min °C
-4 February 17, 2021   -20
3 February 14, 2020   -16
-20 January 31, 2019 + -29
-15 January 02, 2018 -26
-6 December 28, 2017 -21
-14 December 19, 2016 -26
-12 February 20, 2015 -24
-14 January 28, 2014 + -26
-3 December 12, 2013 -19
3 January 15, 2012 -16
-9 February 10, 2011 -23
-10 January 03, 2010 -23
Lowest temperature recorded at South Bend each year
Min °F Date Min °C
-19 January 16, 2009 -28
-7 January 25, 2008 -22
-8 February 05, 2007 -22
-1 February 19, 2006 -18
-7 January 23, 2005 -22
-3 December 27, 2004 -19
0 January 27, 2003 -18
-3 March 04, 2002 -19
0 January 09, 2001 -18
-9 December 22, 2000 -23
-16 January 05, 1999 -27
3 January 14, 1998 -16
-9 January 17, 1997 -23
-13 February 04, 1996 + -25
-5 January 05, 1995 -21
-21 January 19, 1994 -29
-4 February 27, 1993 -20
-10 January 16, 1992 -23
-2 January 22, 1991 -19
-3 December 24, 1990 -19
-13 December 22, 1989 -25
-10 January 06, 1988 -23
-7 January 26, 1987 -22
-4 February 13, 1986 -20
-21 January 20, 1985 -29
-21 January 21, 1984 -29
-15 December 24, 1983 -26
-15 January 17, 1982 + -26
-7 January 04, 1981 -22
-1 February 17, 1980 -18
-14 January 15, 1979 -26
-14 February 07, 1978 -26
-16 January 17, 1977 -27
-8 February 03, 1976 -22
-11 February 10, 1975 -24
-2 January 12, 1974 + -19
-1 February 17, 1973 -18
-19 January 16, 1972 -28
-7 February 02, 1971 -22
-13 January 22, 1970 + -25
-8 January 04, 1969 -22
-10 January 01, 1968 -23
-10 December 31, 1967 -23
-13 January 30, 1966 -25
-9 February 02, 1965 -23
-8 January 01, 1964 -22
-17 January 23, 1963 -27
-12 January 10, 1962 -24
-16 January 25, 1961 -27
-16 December 23, 1960 -27
-8 January 04, 1959 -22
-10 December 15, 1958 + -23
-8 January 16, 1957 -22
-1 January 23, 1956 -18
-10 February 13, 1955 + -23
-2 January 17, 1954 -19
-4 December 18, 1953 -20
-2 January 30, 1952 -19
-17 February 02, 1951 -27
-7 November 25, 1950 + -22
-7 January 30, 1949 -22
-11 January 28, 1948 + -24
1947
1946
-8 December 17, 1945 + -22
-9 February 13, 1944 -23
-22 January 20, 1943 -30
-14 January 08, 1942 -26
2 February 19, 1941 -17
1940
1939
1938
-1 December 12, 1937 -18
-19 January 23, 1936 -28
-10 December 30, 1935 -23
-12 February 09, 1934 -24
-19 February 09, 1933 -28
-8 December 16, 1932 -22
0 January 01, 1931 -18
-20 January 18, 1930 -29
-10 January 14, 1929 -23
1928
-9 January 15, 1927 -23
-10 January 29, 1926 -23
-6 December 28, 1925 + -21
-18 December 28, 1924 -28
1923
1922
1921
-8 January 03, 1920 -22
-10 December 10, 1919 -23
-19 January 12, 1918 -28
-11 February 12, 1917 + -24
-9 January 17, 1916 -23
-11 January 24, 1915 -24
-10 February 09, 1914 -23
-7 March 06, 1913 -22
-16 January 08, 1912 + -27
0 January 06, 1911 -18
-10 January 08, 1910 + -23
-13 December 30, 1909 -25
-9 February 03, 1908 -23
-9 January 27, 1907 -23
-6 February 07, 1906 -21
1905
-11 January 03, 1904 -24
-10 December 14, 1903 -23
-11 February 05, 1902 -24
-15 December 21, 1901 -26
-9 February 01, 1900 -23
-20 February 10, 1899 + -29
-9 February 03, 1898 -23
-22 January 25, 1897 -30
1896
-14 February 08, 1895 -26
-10 January 25, 1894 -23
Reference

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

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