Albany - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to your questions about the lowest temperatures and coldest days in Albany, New York. For instance: When was the last time Albany got as chilly as -20 °F? How cold did Albany get in 2018?

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in Albany 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 1922. The lowest temperature measured during that time was -28 degrees Fahrenheit (-33 Celsius) on January 19, 1971.

Since 1939 the temperature extremes were observed at Albany International Airport. Before then, the weather station was in downtown Albany.

Lowest Albany temperatures in recent years
Min °F Date Min °C
-10 January 01, 2018 -23
-5 December 28, 2017 -21
-13 February 14, 2016 -25
-12 February 03, 2015 -24
-12 January 04, 2014 -24
-5 February 10, 2013 + -21
0 January 22, 2012 + -18
-13 January 24, 2011 -25
-2 January 30, 2010 -19
Lowest temperature recorded at Albany each year
Min °F Date Min °C
-8 January 16, 2009 -22
-5 January 03, 2008 -21
-3 March 09, 2007 + -19
2 January 16, 2006 -17
-16 January 28, 2005 + -27
-13 January 14, 2004 -25
-12 January 28, 2003 + -24
1 January 08, 2002 -17
1 January 02, 2001 -17
-9 January 29, 2000 -23
-10 January 02, 1999 -23
-7 January 01, 1998 -22
-8 January 19, 1997 -22
-19 January 06, 1996 -28
-18 February 07, 1995 -28
-23 January 27, 1994 -31
-14 February 07, 1993 -26
-3 February 10, 1992 + -19
-4 January 22, 1991 -20
-7 February 26, 1990 -22
-15 December 24, 1989 -26
-13 January 15, 1988 -25
-15 January 27, 1987 -26
-5 January 15, 1986 -21
-7 December 26, 1985 -22
-20 January 22, 1984 -29
-8 February 10, 1983 -22
-11 January 18, 1982 -24
-16 January 12, 1981 -27
-20 December 25, 1980 -29
-19 February 18, 1979 -28
-13 February 04, 1978 -25
-15 January 28, 1977 -26
-16 January 19, 1976 + -27
-17 February 10, 1975 -27
-14 January 18, 1974 + -26
-21 February 18, 1973 -29
-16 February 23, 1972 -27
-28 January 19, 1971 -33
-24 January 19, 1970 -31
-22 December 25, 1969 -30
-26 January 12, 1968 -32
-14 February 08, 1967 -26
-16 February 20, 1966 -27
-14 January 31, 1965 -26
-15 January 15, 1964 -26
-16 February 23, 1963 -27
-18 February 11, 1962 -28
-18 February 02, 1961 -28
-11 December 24, 1960 -24
-8 February 12, 1959 -22
-18 February 18, 1958 -28
-24 January 14, 1957 -31
-7 February 04, 1956 + -22
-18 February 03, 1955 -28
-18 January 14, 1954 -28
-2 February 05, 1953 -19
-3 January 30, 1952 -19
-19 December 20, 1951 -28
-20 March 04, 1950 -29
-8 February 06, 1949 -22
-26 January 31, 1948 -32
-12 December 25, 1947 -24
-6 January 20, 1946 + -21
-12 January 25, 1945 -24
-14 January 17, 1944 -26
-22 February 15, 1943 -30
-18 December 21, 1942 -28
-7 January 30, 1941 -22
-13 February 27, 1940 -25
-10 March 11, 1939 -23
-16 January 19, 1938 -27
7 December 31, 1937 -14
-12 February 20, 1936 -24
-12 January 28, 1935 -24
-20 February 09, 1934 -29
-21 December 30, 1933 -29
-7 December 17, 1932 -22
-9 February 03, 1931 -23
-6 February 17, 1930 + -21
-3 February 24, 1929 -19
-3 February 26, 1928 -19
-11 January 27, 1927 -24
-8 February 09, 1926 -22
-10 January 29, 1925 + -23
-11 January 27, 1924 -24
-6 January 31, 1923 -21
-10 February 17, 1922 + -23
Reference

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

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