Austin - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to your questions about the lowest temperatures and coldest days in Austin, Texas. For instance: When was the last time Austin got colder than 15 °F? How cold did Austin get in 2019?

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in Austin 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 1898, with some missing data before 1927. The lowest temperature measured during that time was -2 degrees Fahrenheit (-19 Celsius) on January 31, 1949.

Since 1939 the temperature extremes were observed at Camp Mabry. Before then, the weather station was at the University of Texas campus.

Lowest Austin temperatures in recent years
Min °F Date Min °C
30 December 17, 2020 + -1
26 March 05, 2019 -3
18 January 17, 2018 -8
19 January 07, 2017 -7
23 December 19, 2016 -5
23 January 08, 2015 -5
22 January 07, 2014 + -6
27 December 07, 2013 -3
27 December 26, 2012 -3
17 February 02, 2011 -8
17 January 09, 2010 -8
Lowest temperature recorded at Austin each year
Min °F Date Min °C
25 December 05, 2009 -4
25 January 20, 2008 -4
24 February 16, 2007 -4
28 February 19, 2006 + -2
23 December 08, 2005 -5
24 December 23, 2004 -4
24 February 25, 2003 -4
24 March 04, 2002 + -4
27 January 20, 2001 -3
26 December 12, 2000 + -3
27 January 10, 1999 + -3
25 December 26, 1998 -4
23 January 13, 1997 -5
19 February 04, 1996 -7
26 December 10, 1995 -3
25 January 19, 1994 + -4
28 March 14, 1993 -2
26 November 28, 1992 + -3
29 November 04, 1991 -2
15 December 23, 1990 -9
4 December 23, 1989 -16
23 February 12, 1988 + -5
28 January 23, 1987 -2
27 February 12, 1986 -3
14 February 02, 1985 -10
17 January 19, 1984 -8
10 December 25, 1983 -12
11 January 11, 1982 -12
17 February 11, 1981 -8
19 March 02, 1980 -7
13 January 02, 1979 -11
19 December 10, 1978 -7
19 January 10, 1977 -7
18 January 08, 1976 -8
20 January 13, 1975 -7
22 January 01, 1974 -6
18 January 12, 1973 -8
18 January 05, 1972 -8
20 February 08, 1971 -7
17 January 07, 1970 -8
22 January 05, 1969 -6
22 January 07, 1968 -6
22 February 07, 1967 -6
14 January 30, 1966 -10
23 February 24, 1965 -5
17 January 14, 1964 -8
12 January 24, 1963 -11
13 January 12, 1962 + -11
24 December 13, 1961 -4
22 February 25, 1960 -6
14 January 04, 1959 -10
22 December 14, 1958 + -6
21 December 12, 1957 -6
24 February 05, 1956 -4
23 December 16, 1955 -5
23 January 22, 1954 -5
23 December 24, 1953 + -5
24 December 15, 1952 -4
7 February 02, 1951 -14
16 December 07, 1950 -9
-2 January 31, 1949 -19
18 March 12, 1948 + -8
15 January 04, 1947 -9
23 December 30, 1946 -5
25 December 20, 1945 + -4
19 January 15, 1944 -7
13 January 19, 1943 -11
18 January 08, 1942 -8
26 January 19, 1941 -3
10 January 19, 1940 -12
24 December 29, 1939 -4
23 November 25, 1938 -5
25 December 09, 1937 + -4
16 February 18, 1936 -9
18 January 22, 1935 + -8
27 February 26, 1934 -3
11 February 08, 1933 -12
21 December 17, 1932 -6
28 January 14, 1931 -2
4 January 18, 1930 -16
16 December 23, 1929 -9
15 January 02, 1928 -9
22 December 31, 1927 -6
1926
1925
1924
18 February 05, 1923 -8
1922
24 December 25, 1921 -4
23 December 28, 1920 -5
20 December 14, 1919 + -7
1918
1917
18 January 13, 1916 -8
25 January 24, 1915 -4
19 February 07, 1914 -7
13 January 06, 1913 -11
13 January 12, 1912 + -11
1911
20 February 17, 1910 + -7
19 January 12, 1909 + -7
24 January 17, 1908 -4
1907
26 February 05, 1906 + -3
1905
1904
1903
1902
1901
14 February 18, 1900 -10
2 February 13, 1899 -17
15 December 09, 1898 -9
Reference

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

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