Asheville - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





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

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in Asheville 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 in downtown Asheville and go back to 1890. The lowest temperature measured during that time was -17 degrees Fahrenheit (-27 Celsius) on January 21, 1985.

Lowest Asheville temperatures in recent years
Min °F Date Min °C
7 January 18, 2018+ -14
9 January 08, 2017 -13
9 January 19, 2016 -13
1 February 19, 2015 -17
-1 January 07, 2014 -18
19 December 25, 2013 + -7
15 February 12, 2012 + -9
9 January 14, 2011 + -13
8 December 15, 2010 -13
Lowest temperature recorded at Asheville each year
Min °F Date Min °C
5 January 16, 2009 -15
10 December 22, 2008 -12
8 January 29, 2007 -13
11 December 08, 2006 -12
7 January 24, 2005 -14
5 December 20, 2004 -15
2 January 24, 2003 -17
13 February 28, 2002 + -11
6 January 03, 2001 -14
6 December 20, 2000 -14
9 January 05, 1999 -13
10 January 01, 1998 -12
6 January 17, 1997 -14
-5 February 05, 1996 -21
2 February 09, 1995 -17
-6 January 19, 1994 -21
10 March 15, 1993 -12
7 January 16, 1992 -14
3 February 16, 1991 -16
14 December 25, 1990 -10
-2 December 23, 1989 -19
8 February 07, 1988 -13
7 January 27, 1987 -14
-3 January 28, 1986 -19
-17 January 21, 1985 -27
8 February 08, 1984 + -13
-8 December 25, 1983 -22
-6 January 11, 1982 -21
1 February 12, 1981 -17
4 March 03, 1980 -16
2 January 03, 1979 -17
1 January 10, 1978 -17
-6 January 17, 1977 -21
4 January 19, 1976 -16
9 December 19, 1975 -13
13 February 26, 1974 -11
9 January 13, 1973 -13
-2 January 16, 1972 -19
5 February 10, 1971 -15
-4 January 09, 1970 -20
4 January 05, 1969 -16
8 February 22, 1968 + -13
-1 February 25, 1967 -18
-7 January 30, 1966 -22
8 February 03, 1965 + -13
5 January 15, 1964 -15
-7 January 24, 1963 -22
-6 December 13, 1962 -21
3 January 22, 1961 -16
4 December 22, 1960 -16
3 January 05, 1959 -16
-3 February 17, 1958 -19
1 December 12, 1957 -17
17 January 09, 1956 -8
3 February 13, 1955 -16
8 January 13, 1954 -13
8 December 18, 1953 -13
9 January 30, 1952 -13
4 February 03, 1951 -16
1 November 25, 1950 -17
16 March 16, 1949 + -9
6 January 15, 1948 -14
5 February 09, 1947 + -15
12 January 02, 1946 -11
7 February 01, 1945 -14
8 February 13, 1944 -13
5 February 15, 1943 -15
-2 January 11, 1942 -19
13 January 06, 1941 -11
1 January 20, 1940 -17
10 February 23, 1939 -12
10 January 27, 1938 -12
5 December 07, 1937 + -15
1 January 23, 1936 -17
5 December 26, 1935 -15
0 January 30, 1934 -18
0 February 09, 1933 -18
10 March 10, 1932 -12
14 January 16, 1931 -10
11 November 27, 1930 + -12
4 November 30, 1929 -16
-5 January 02, 1928 -21
2 January 16, 1927 -17
10 March 14, 1926 -12
0 December 28, 1925 -18
-5 January 06, 1924 -21
6 February 18, 1923 -14
12 January 14, 1922 -11
20 January 19, 1921 + -7
4 January 05, 1920 -16
0 January 04, 1919 -18
-2 January 13, 1918 -19
-5 February 03, 1917 -21
6 January 18, 1916 -14
18 February 10, 1915 + -8
4 December 16, 1914 + -16
15 February 13, 1913 -9
0 January 16, 1912 -18
10 January 04, 1911 -12
10 December 22, 1910 -12
2 January 31, 1909 -17
5 February 03, 1908 + -15
16 January 28, 1907 -9
7 December 24, 1906 -14
-6 February 14, 1905 -21
4 February 02, 1904 -16
5 February 18, 1903 -15
1902
1901
1900
1899
1898
-2 January 28, 1897 -19
4 February 22, 1896 + -16
-9 February 08, 1895 -23
-3 December 29, 1894 -19
-9 January 16, 1893 -23
1892
13 November 30, 1891 + -11
11 March 16, 1890 -12
Reference

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

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