Omaha - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to your questions about the lowest temperatures and coldest days in Omaha, Nebraska. For instance: When was the last time Omaha got as cold as -20 °F? How cold did Omaha get half a century ago?

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in Omaha 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 Eppley Airfield and go back to 1948. The lowest temperature measured during that time was -23 degrees Fahrenheit (-31 Celsius) on December 22, 1989 and January 10, 1982.

Lowest Omaha temperatures in recent years
Min °F Date Min °C
-20 January 01, 2018 -29
-14 December 31, 2017 -26
-11 December 18, 2016 -24
-6 February 05, 2015 -21
-11 January 06, 2014 -24
-4 December 07, 2013 -20
-1 December 26, 2012 -18
-10 February 08, 2011 -23
-20 January 04, 2010 -29
Lowest temperature recorded at Omaha each year
Min °F Date Min °C
-16 January 15, 2009 -27
-9 December 22, 2008 -23
-11 January 16, 2007 -24
-7 February 18, 2006 -22
-11 January 15, 2005 -24
-9 January 28, 2004 + -23
-12 January 23, 2003 -24
-5 March 03, 2002 -21
-10 February 02, 2001 -23
-11 December 22, 2000 -24
-10 January 04, 1999 -23
-11 March 12, 1998 -24
-12 January 28, 1997 -24
1996
1995
-13 February 09, 1994 -25
-7 February 17, 1993 -22
-4 January 15, 1992 -20
-12 January 07, 1991 -24
-13 December 23, 1990 -25
-23 December 22, 1989 -31
-15 February 11, 1988 -26
-4 January 23, 1987 -20
-12 February 10, 1986 -24
-18 January 20, 1985 + -28
-13 January 20, 1984 -25
-21 December 23, 1983 + -29
-23 January 10, 1982 -31
-21 February 11, 1981 -29
-15 January 31, 1980 -26
-13 February 16, 1979 -25
-13 February 18, 1978 -25
-21 January 16, 1977 -29
-15 December 30, 1976 -26
-19 February 09, 1975 -28
-22 January 12, 1974 -30
-13 January 06, 1973 -25
-15 January 15, 1972 -26
-17 February 08, 1971 -27
-15 January 20, 1970 -26
-14 January 04, 1969 -26
-16 January 07, 1968 -27
-11 December 31, 1967 -24
-17 January 29, 1966 -27
-16 January 30, 1965 -27
-13 January 13, 1964 -25
-17 January 23, 1963 -27
-15 January 20, 1962 -26
-12 January 24, 1961 -24
-14 March 05, 1960 -26
-10 January 04, 1959 -23
-15 February 17, 1958 -26
-10 January 14, 1957 -23
-8 January 19, 1956 -22
-11 February 12, 1955 -24
-14 January 21, 1954 -26
-10 January 16, 1953 -23
-7 January 06, 1952 -22
-12 December 15, 1951 -24
-18 January 31, 1950 -28
-12 February 02, 1949 -24
-17 January 23, 1948 -27
Reference

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

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