Louisville - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to your questions about the lowest temperatures and coldest days in Louisville, Kentucky. For instance: When was the last time Louisville got colder than 0 °F? How cold did Louisville get in 2018?

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in Louisville 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 Louisville International Airport and go back to 1948. The lowest temperature measured during that time was -22 degrees Fahrenheit (-30 Celsius) on January 19, 1994.

Lowest Louisville temperatures in recent years
Min °F Date Min °C
0 January 02, 2018 -18
8 December 27, 2017 -13
7 January 18, 2016 -14
-6 February 20, 2015 -21
-3 January 06, 2014 -19
9 February 01, 2013 -13
17 February 12, 2012 + -8
6 January 22, 2011 -14
6 December 14, 2010 -14
Lowest temperature recorded at Louisville each year
Min °F Date Min °C
-1 January 16, 2009 -18
5 December 22, 2008 -15
5 February 05, 2007 -15
9 February 19, 2006 -13
10 January 18, 2005 + -12
-1 January 31, 2004 -18
2 January 24, 2003 -17
11 March 04, 2002 -12
6 January 03, 2001 -14
4 December 25, 2000 -16
4 January 05, 1999 -16
13 March 12, 1998 -11
1 January 11, 1997 -17
-5 February 04, 1996 -21
4 December 10, 1995 -16
-22 January 19, 1994 -30
2 February 18, 1993 -17
5 January 16, 1992 -15
7 February 16, 1991 -14
8 December 24, 1990 -13
-15 December 22, 1989 -26
3 February 06, 1988 + -16
8 January 27, 1987 -13
3 January 27, 1986 -16
-16 January 20, 1985 -27
-9 January 21, 1984 -23
-8 December 24, 1983 -22
-11 January 10, 1982 -24
0 February 12, 1981 -18
1 March 03, 1980 -17
0 January 15, 1979 -18
-1 January 30, 1978 -18
-13 January 17, 1977 -25
2 December 31, 1976 -17
12 December 19, 1975 -11
15 January 02, 1974 -9
8 February 17, 1973 -13
-7 January 16, 1972 -22
1 February 09, 1971 -17
-2 January 21, 1970 + -19
4 January 04, 1969 -16
-2 January 01, 1968 -19
0 February 25, 1967 -18
-9 January 30, 1966 -23
-5 January 31, 1965 -21
-1 January 14, 1964 -18
-20 January 24, 1963 -29
-6 January 10, 1962 -21
-8 January 28, 1961 -22
-9 December 22, 1960 -23
-2 January 05, 1959 -19
-3 February 17, 1958 -19
3 January 17, 1957 -16
15 January 24, 1956 -9
3 February 11, 1955 + -16
2 January 13, 1954 + -17
7 December 18, 1953 -14
8 January 30, 1952 + -13
-19 February 02, 1951 -28
-1 November 25, 1950 -18
9 January 30, 1949 -13
-6 January 26, 1948 -21
Reference

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

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