Peoria Cold Season Records

Since 1883

 

Most Days with Lows at or Below Zero, Winter Season
# OF DAYS SEASON
34 1977-78
31 1962-63
30 1884-85
1935-36
1978-79
29 1917-18
1976-77
19 1911-12
1981-82
1983-84
18 1892-93
1904-05
1909-10
1985-86
17 1916-17
1958-59
16 1901-92
1914-15
1950-51
1961-62

 

Coldest Nights on Record
TEMPERATURE DATE
-27 January 5, 1884
-26 February 13, 1905
-25 January 17, 1977
-24 December 28, 1924
-23 December 22, 1989
-22 January 28, 1885
-22 February 8, 1895
-22 February 9, 1899
-22 January 15, 1979
-22 January 20, 1985
-22 December 23, 1989

 

Coldest High Temperatures on Record
HIGH TEMPERATURE DATE
-16 January 5, 1884
-11 December 24, 1983
-10 January 18, 1994
-9 January 5, 1884
-9 January 15, 1972
-9 January 15, 1974
-9 January 16, 1977
-7 February 13, 1905
-7 January 29, 1966
-7 December 23, 1983

 

Longest Consecutive String of Low Temperatures Zero or Below
# OF DAYS DATES COLDEST TEMP
12 January 22-
February 2, 1936
-20 on
January 22, 23
11 January 1-11, 1979 -16 on January 2
11 December 14-24, 1989 -23 on December 22
10 January 19-28, 1963 -20 on January 28
10 January 4-13, 1912 -17 on January 7, 13

 

Longest Consecutive String of Days 32 Degrees or Below
# OF DAYS DATES COLDEST TEMP
35 December 30, 1976 -
February 1, 1977
-25 on January 17
33 February 22 - March 18, 1960 -10 on March 6
30 January 25 - February 23, 1978 -7 on Feb. 7, 16, 19, 22
29 January 24 - February 21, 1902 -9 on January 27, 28

 

Winters Without Temperatures Zero or Below
Winter Season Coldest Temperature
1905-06  1 on December 24
1931-32  1 on January 30
1938-39 4 on December 27 and February 10-11 
1952-53  3 on January 6 and February 17
1997-98 1 on January 13 
2011-12 5 on January 19-20 

 


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