Memphis - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





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

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in Memphis 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 Memphis International Airport and go back to 1941. The lowest temperature measured during that time was -13 degrees Fahrenheit (-25 Celsius) on December 24, 1963.

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

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

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