Salt Lake City - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





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

This page gives the lowest temperature for each year in Salt Lake City 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 1928. The lowest temperature measured during that time was -22 degrees Fahrenheit (-30 Celsius) on January 25, 1949 .

Since 1948 the temperature extremes were observed at Salt Lake City's International Airport. Before then, the weather station was in the City's downtown.

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

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

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