Pittsburgh - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to your questions about the lowest temperatures and coldest days in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For instance: When was the last time Pittsburgh dropped to -10 °F? How cold did Pittsburgh get in 2019?

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh temperatures in recent years
Min °F Date Min °C
8 February 15, 2020   -13
-5 January 31, 2019 + -21
-6 January 07, 2018 -21
0 December 31, 2017 -18
-2 February 14, 2016 -19
-10 February 20, 2015 -23
-9 January 07, 2014 -23
4 January 23, 2013 -16
3 January 20, 2012 -16
-1 January 22, 2011 -18
-1 February 07, 2010 -18
Lowest temperature recorded at Pittsburgh each year
Min °F Date Min °C
-10 January 17, 2009 -23
2 December 22, 2008 -17
-5 February 06, 2007 -21
3 February 19, 2006 -16
-1 January 24, 2005 -18
-1 February 01, 2004 + -18
-4 January 27, 2003 -20
7 December 04, 2002 -14
7 January 26, 2001 -14
1 December 26, 2000 + -17
-1 January 05, 1999 -18
6 January 01, 1998 -14
-1 January 19, 1997 + -18
-6 February 04, 1996 -21
-4 February 12, 1995 -20
-22 January 19, 1994 -30
-1 February 25, 1993 + -18
-1 January 19, 1992 -18
4 January 22, 1991 -16
0 February 26, 1990 -18
-12 December 22, 1989 -24
-3 February 07, 1988 + -19
-2 January 24, 1987 -19
0 March 08, 1986 -18
-18 January 21, 1985 + -28
-15 January 21, 1984 -26
-12 December 25, 1983 -24
-18 January 17, 1982 -28
-8 January 04, 1981 -22
-1 March 02, 1980 -18
-12 February 11, 1979 -24
1 January 23, 1978 + -17
-17 January 17, 1977 -27
-7 December 03, 1976 -22
-3 February 10, 1975 -19
7 January 08, 1974 -14
-7 February 17, 1973 -22
-10 January 16, 1972 -23
-6 February 02, 1971 -21
-6 February 04, 1970 -21
3 January 05, 1969 -16
-8 January 08, 1968 -22
-6 February 08, 1967 -21
-10 January 29, 1966 -23
-8 January 17, 1965 -22
-6 January 14, 1964 -21
-18 January 24, 1963 -28
-5 December 13, 1962 + -21
-10 January 25, 1961 -23
-3 December 23, 1960 -19
-3 January 05, 1959 -19
-8 February 17, 1958 -22
-6 January 17, 1957 -21
9 January 24, 1956 + -13
-7 February 04, 1955 -22
5 January 18, 1954 -15
8 December 18, 1953 -13
6 January 30, 1952 -14
-5 December 16, 1951 -21
4 December 27, 1950 -16
1 February 02, 1949 -17
-2 January 31, 1948 -19
Reference

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

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