Climatological  Data
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State-by-State U.S. Record Lows
NOAA/NCDC 
State Temp
°F  
Temp
°C  
Date Station Elevation
Alabama–27 –33 Jan. 30, 1966 New Market 760
Alaska–80 –62 Jan. 23, 1971 Prospect Creek Camp1,100
Arizona–40 –40 Jan. 7, 1971 Hawley Lake 8,180
Arkansas–29 –34 Feb. 13, 1905 Brook Farm Pond 1,250
California–45 –43 Jan. 20, 1937 Boca 5,532
Colorado–61 –52 Feb. 1, 1985 Maybell 5,920
Connecticut–32 –36 Jan. 22, 1961*Coventry480
Delaware–17 –27 Jan. 17, 1893 Millsboro 20
D.C. –15 –26 Feb. 11, 1899 Washington 410
Florida–2 –19 Feb. 13, 1899 Tallahassee 192
Georgia–17 –27 Jan. 27, 1940 CCC Camp F-16 est. 1,000
Hawaii12–11May 17, 1979Mauna Kea 13,773
Idaho–60 –51 Jan. 18, 1943 Island Park Dam 6,290
Illinois–36–38Jan. 5, 1999Congerville635
Indiana–36 –38 Jan. 19, 1994 New Whiteland 785
Iowa–47 –44 Feb. 3, 1996*Elkader788
Kansas–40 –40 Feb. 13, 1905 Lebanon 1,874
Kentucky–37–38 Jan. 19, 1994Shelbyville730
Louisiana–16 –27 Feb. 13, 1899 Minden 194
Maine–50 –46 Jan. 16, 2009 Big Black River 770
Maryland–40 –40 Jan. 13, 1912 Oakland 2,420
Massachusetts–35 –37 Jan. 12, 1981 Chester 640
Michigan–51 –46 Feb. 9, 1934 Vanderbilt 905
Minnesota–60–51 Feb. 2, 1996Tower1,485
Mississippi–19 –28 Jan. 30, 1966 Corinth 420
Missouri–40 –40 Feb. 13, 1905 Warsaw 705
Montana–70 –57 Jan. 20, 1954 Rogers Pass 5,545
Nebraska–47 –44 Dec. 22, 1989*Oshkosh3,390
Nevada–50 –46 Jan. 8, 1937 San Jacinto 5,203
New Hampshire–50 –46Jan. 22, 1885Mt. Washington6,267
New Jersey–34 –37 Jan. 5, 1904 River Vale 70
New Mexico–50 –46 Feb. 1, 1951 Gavilan 7,425
New York–52 –47 Feb. 18, 1979*Old Forge 1,748
North Carolina–34 –37 Jan. 21, 1985 Mount Mitchell 6,240
North Dakota–60 –51 Feb. 15, 1936 Parshall 1,952
Ohio–39 –39 Feb. 10, 1899 Milligan 875
Oklahoma–31 –35 Feb. 9, 2011Nowata 710
Oregon–54 –48 Feb. 10, 1933*Seneca 4,660
Pennsylvania–42 –41 Jan. 5, 1904 Smethport 1,469
Rhode Island–28–33Jan. 11, 1942Wood River Jct49
South Carolina–19 –28 Jan. 21, 1985Caesar's Head 3,200
South Dakota–58 –50 Feb. 17, 1936 McIntosh 2,175
Tennessee–32 –36 Dec. 30, 1917 Mountain City 2,503
Texas–23 –31 Feb. 8, 1933*Seminole 3,336
Utah–50 –46 Jan. 5, 1913 Strawberry Rsvr 7,615
Vermont–50 –46 Dec. 30, 1933 Bloomfield 1,040
Virginia–30 –34 Jan. 21, 1985 Mt Lake Bio Sta3,870
Washington–48 –44 Dec. 30, 1968 Mazama & Winthrop 2,140; 1,749
West Virginia–37 –38 Dec. 30, 1917 Lewisburg 2,251
Wisconsin–55 –48 Feb. 4, 1996Couderay1,300
Wyoming–66 –54 Feb. 9, 1933 Riverside Ranger Sta6,500
* Also on earlier dates at the same or other locations.
Source: National Climatic Data Center, Asheville, NC
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