Billings - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to your questions about the lowest temperatures and coldest days in Billings, Montana. For instance: When was the last time Billings got colder than -30 °F? How cold did Billings get in 2019?

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in Billings 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 1909. The lowest temperature measured during that time was -40 degrees Fahrenheit (-40 Celsius) on February 7, 1933.

Since 1948 the temperature extremes were observed at Billings Logan International Airport. Before then, the weather station was near downtown Billings.

Lowest Billings temperatures in recent years
Min °F Date Min °C
-11 January 15, 2020   -24
-19 March 04, 2019 + -28
-15 February 20, 2018 -26
-17 December 31, 2017 -27
-19 December 17, 2016 -28
-7 January 09, 2015 -22
-23 February 06, 2014 -31
-21 December 07, 2013 -29
-12 January 19, 2012 + -24
-15 February 01, 2011 -26
-19 January 07, 2010 -28
Lowest temperature recorded at Billings each year
Min °F Date Min °C
-13 December 09, 2009 + -25
-19 December 15, 2008 -28
-18 January 12, 2007 -28
-16 February 18, 2006 + -27
-17 January 15, 2005 -27
-14 January 28, 2004 + -26
-17 February 24, 2003 -27
-5 February 25, 2002 -21
-8 February 14, 2001 -22
-11 December 12, 2000 -24
-3 January 24, 1999 -19
-15 January 12, 1998 -26
-30 January 12, 1997 -34
-28 February 02, 1996 -33
-14 December 08, 1995 -26
-16 February 08, 1994 -27
-16 January 13, 1993 -27
-19 December 31, 1992 -28
-14 January 29, 1991 -26
-26 December 22, 1990 + -32
-28 February 02, 1989 -33
-11 January 05, 1988 -24
-5 March 29, 1987 -21
-12 November 10, 1986 -24
-23 December 02, 1985 -31
-14 December 29, 1984 -26
-32 December 24, 1983 -36
-19 January 22, 1982 -28
-20 February 10, 1981 -29
-21 January 11, 1980 -29
-17 January 14, 1979 -27
-23 December 31, 1978 -31
-21 December 09, 1977 -29
-15 January 07, 1976 -26
-12 February 05, 1975 + -24
-17 January 11, 1974 -27
-19 January 04, 1973 -28
-27 January 27, 1972 + -33
-19 January 14, 1971 -28
-14 January 17, 1970 -26
-23 January 24, 1969 + -31
-25 December 29, 1968 -32
-12 December 30, 1967 -24
-19 January 20, 1966 -28
-20 February 23, 1965 -29
-26 December 16, 1964 -32
-26 January 19, 1963 -32
-25 January 21, 1962 -32
-17 December 11, 1961 -27
-17 March 02, 1960 -27
-22 November 16, 1959 -30
-9 December 08, 1958 -23
-28 January 25, 1957 -33
-22 February 16, 1956 -30
-14 December 18, 1955 + -26
-27 January 20, 1954 -33
-1 January 15, 1953 -18
-18 January 23, 1952 -28
-22 January 28, 1951 -30
-21 January 26, 1950 + -29
-27 January 25, 1949 -33
-15 March 10, 1948 -26
-22 February 27, 1947 -30
-11 December 29, 1946 + -24
-21 December 15, 1945 -29
-23 December 23, 1944 -31
-25 January 18, 1943 -32
-28 January 01, 1942 -33
-16 December 28, 1941 -27
-30 January 25, 1940 + -34
-25 February 08, 1939 -32
-26 January 30, 1938 -32
-30 January 07, 1937 -34
-38 February 15, 1936 -39
-25 January 19, 1935 -32
-17 February 26, 1934 -27
-40 February 07, 1933 -40
-32 March 10, 1932 -36
-6 November 27, 1931 -21
-39 January 17, 1930 -39
-33 January 31, 1929 -36
-24 January 01, 1928 -31
-37 January 21, 1927 -38
-24 December 14, 1926 -31
-16 January 15, 1925 -27
-33 December 18, 1924 -36
-38 December 31, 1923 -39
-27 December 12, 1922 -33
-21 November 19, 1921 -29
-34 March 06, 1920 -37
-36 December 09, 1919 -38
-38 January 31, 1918 -39
-33 January 31, 1917 -36
-35 January 29, 1916 -37
-28 January 27, 1915 -33
-36 February 06, 1914 -38
-31 January 20, 1913 -35
-30 January 07, 1912 -34
-27 December 29, 1911 -33
-32 February 22, 1910 -36
-30 December 05, 1909 -34
Reference

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

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