Houston - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to your questions about the lowest temperatures and coldest days in Houston, Texas. For instance: When was the last time Houston got colder than 10 °F? How chilly did Houston get in 2018?

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in Houston 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 1921. The lowest temperature measured during that time was 5 degrees Fahrenheit (-15 Celsius) on January 18, 1930.

Since 1947 the temperature extremes were observed at the William P. Hobby Airport. Before then, the weather station was in downtown Houston.

Lowest Houston temperatures in recent years
Min °F Date Min °C
19 January 17, 2018 -7
23 January 07, 2017 -5
32 December 19, 2016 0
30 January 08, 2015 -1
25 January 07, 2014 -4
31 January 17, 2013 -1
31 January 13, 2012 -1
23 February 02, 2011 -5
21 January 09, 2010 -6
Lowest temperature recorded at Houston each year
Min °F Date Min °C
27 December 05, 2009 -3
32 December 10, 2008 + 0
29 February 16, 2007 -2
30 February 12, 2006 -1
34 December 08, 2005 + 1
28 December 26, 2004 -2
28 January 18, 2003 -2
25 February 27, 2002 -4
29 January 20, 2001 + -2
30 December 30, 2000 -1
29 January 05, 1999 -2
29 December 26, 1998 -2
30 January 11, 1997 -1
23 January 08, 1996 -5
31 December 10, 1995 -1
27 February 02, 1994 -3
30 November 27, 1993 -1
29 November 27, 1992 -2
34 November 24, 1991 + 1
1990
9 December 23, 1989 -13
26 February 12, 1988 -3
29 January 23, 1987 + -2
33 February 12, 1986 1
20 January 21, 1985 -7
23 January 19, 1984 -5
13 December 25, 1983 -11
15 January 11, 1982 -9
20 February 11, 1981 -7
24 March 02, 1980 -4
16 January 02, 1979 -9
24 December 10, 1978 + -4
20 January 10, 1977 -7
21 January 08, 1976 -6
25 January 13, 1975 -4
31 November 30, 1974 + -1
21 January 12, 1973 -6
25 January 06, 1972 + -4
26 February 09, 1971 + -3
19 January 07, 1970 -7
27 January 05, 1969 -3
28 January 14, 1968 -2
26 January 04, 1967 -3
20 January 30, 1966 -7
23 January 17, 1965 -5
21 January 14, 1964 -6
17 January 24, 1963 -8
17 January 12, 1962 + -8
28 January 29, 1961 -2
26 February 25, 1960 -3
22 January 04, 1959 -6
26 February 13, 1958 -3
23 December 12, 1957 -5
31 November 27, 1956 -1
26 February 11, 1955 -3
25 January 22, 1954 -4
26 December 24, 1953 -3
25 December 15, 1952 -4
14 February 02, 1951 -10
19 December 07, 1950 -7
10 January 31, 1949 -12
22 January 18, 1948 -6
23 January 04, 1947 -5
27 December 30, 1946 -3
27 December 20, 1945 -3
25 January 09, 1944 -4
17 January 19, 1943 -8
28 January 10, 1942 -2
32 January 19, 1941 0
10 January 19, 1940 -12
29 December 29, 1939 -2
28 January 31, 1938 -2
27 December 09, 1937 -3
19 February 18, 1936 -7
17 January 22, 1935 -8
28 December 11, 1934 -2
13 February 08, 1933 -11
20 December 17, 1932 -7
33 March 28, 1931 + 1
5 January 18, 1930 -15
20 December 19, 1929 -7
16 January 02, 1928 -9
25 December 31, 1927 + -4
30 December 16, 1926 + -1
26 December 28, 1925 + -3
22 December 20, 1924 + -6
24 March 20, 1923 -4
29 March 03, 1922 -2
31 December 25, 1921 -1
Reference

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

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