Coldest Temperatures Ever Recorded In All 50 U.S. States

Last Updated: Dec 14th 2021   Published: Dec 14th 2021   3 Min Read
Coldest Temperatures Ever Recorded In All 50 U.S. States
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Well, the weather outside can be frightful, but there’s cold and then there’s cold. So, do you know the all-time, brrr-brrr-BRRR! record low in the state you live in?

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Coldest Temperatures Ever Recorded In All 50 U.S. States

Alabama

Temperature:  -27°F.  Where/when:  Jan. 30, 1966, New Market.

Alaska

Temperature:  -80°F.  When/where:  Jan. 23, 1971, Prospect Creek.

Arizona

Temperature:  -45°F. When/where:  Jan. 7, 1971, McNary.

Arkansas

Temperature:  -29°F.  When/where:  Feb. 13, 1905, Gavette.

Colorado

Temperature:  -61°F.  When/where:  Feb. 1, 1985, Maybell.

Connecticut

Temperature:  -37°F.  When/where:  Feb. 16, 1943, Danbury.

Delaware

Temperature:  -17°F.  Where/when:  Jan 27, 1940, Millsboro.

Florida

Temperature:  -2°F. Where/when:  Feb 13, 1899, Tallahassee.

Georgia

Temperature:  -17°F. Where/when: Jan. 27, 1940, Chatsworth.

Hawaii

Temperature:  12°F.  Where/when:  May 17, 1979, Mauna Kea Observatory 111.

Idaho

Temperature:  -60°F.  Where/when:  Jan. 18, 1943, Island Park.

Illinois

Temperature:  -38°F. Where/when:  January 31, 2019, Mount Carroll.

Indiana

Temperature:  -36°F. Where/when: Jan. 19, 1994, New Whiteland.

Iowa

Coldest (tie):  -47°F. Where/when:  Feb. 3, 1996, in Elkader and Jan. 12, 1912 in Washta.

Kansas

Temperature:  -40°F. Where/when:  Feb. 13, 1905, Lebanon.

Kentucky

Temperature:  -37°F. Where/when:  Jan. 19, 1994, Shelbyville.

Louisiana

Temperature:  -16°F. Where/when:  Feb. 13, 1899, Minden.

Maine

Temperature:  -50°F. Where/when:  Jan. 16, 2009, Big Black River.

Maryland

Temperature:  -40°F. Where/when:  Jan. 13, 1912, Oakland.

Massachusetts

Temperature: (three-way tie):  -40°F. Where/when:  Jan. 22, 1984, Chester.

Michigan

Temperature:  -51°F. Where/when:  Feb 9, 1934, Vanderbilt.

Minnesota

Temperature:  -60°F.  Where/when:  Feb. 2, 1996, Tower.

Mississippi

Temperature:  -19°F. Where/when:  Jan. 30, 1966, Corinth.

Missouri

Temperature:  -40°F. Where/when:  Feb. 13, 1905, Warsaw.

Montana

Temperature:  -70°F. Where/when:  Jan. 20, 1954, Lincoln (Rogers Pass).

Nebraska

Coldest (tie):  -47°F. Where/when:  Dec. 22, 1989, Oshkosh and Feb. 12, 1899, Bridgeport.

Nevada

Temperature:  -50°F. Where/when:  Jan. 8, 1937, San Jacinto.

New Hampshire

Temperature:  -50°F. Where/when:  Jan. 22, 1885, on Mount Washington.

New Jersey

Temperature:  -34°F.  Where/when:  Jan. 5, 1904, River Vale.

New Mexico

Temperature:  -50°F.  Where/when:  Feb. 1, 1951, Gavilan.

New York

Temperature:  -52°F.  Where/when:  Feb. 18, 1979, Old Forge.

North Carolina

Temperature:  -34°F. Where/when:  Jan. 21, 1985, on Mount Mitchell.

North Dakota

Temperature:  -60°F. Where/when:  Feb. 15, 1936, Parshall.

Ohio

Temperature:  -39°F. Where/when:  Feb. 10, 1899, Milligan.

Oklahoma

Temperature:  -31°F. Where/when:  Feb. 10, 2011, Nowata.

Oregon

Coldest (tie):  -54°F. Where/when:  Feb. 10, 1933, Seneca and Feb. 9, 1933, Ukiah.

Pennsylvania

Temperature:  -42°F. Where/when:  Jan. 5, 1904, Smethport.

Rhode Island

Temperature:  -28°F. Where/when:  Jan. 11, 1942, Richmond.

South Carolina

Temperature:  -22°F. Where/when: Jan. 25, 1985, Landrum (Hogback Mountain).

South Dakota

Temperature:  -58°F. Where/when:  Feb. 17, 1936, McIntosh.

Tennessee

Temperature:  -32°F. Where/when:  Dec. 30, 1917, in Mountain City.

Texas

Coldest (tie):  -23°F.  Where/when:  Feb. 8, 1933, Seminole.

Utah

Temperature:  -69F.  Where/when:  Feb. 1, 1985, Peter Sinks (natural sinkhole).

Vermont

Temperature:  -50°F. Where/when:  Dec. 30, 1933, Bloomfield.

Virginia

Temperature:  -30°F. Where/when:  Jan. 21, 1985, Pembroke.

Washington

Temperature:  -48°F. Where/when:  Dec. 30, 1968, Winthrop.

West Virginia

Temperature:  -37°F. Where/when:  Dec. 30, 1917, Lewisburg.

Wisconsin

Coldest (tie):  -55°F. Where/when:  Feb. 2 and Feb. 4, 1996, in Couderay.

Wyoming

Temperature:  -66°F. Where/when:  Feb. 9, 1933, in Yellowstone National Park.