Jan. 15: On this day in 1888, it was a very cold day in Cheyenne as the
low in Cheyenne bottomed out at 26 degrees below zero. Also
on this day in 2007 a low of 31 below zero was recorded at
Shirley Basin in northern Carbon county.
Jan. 16: A winter storm system brought 9.1 inches of snow to
Scottsbluff, Nebraska on this day in 1995.
Jan. 17: Very cold temperatures occurred on this day in 1930.
Kimball, Nebraska set its lowest temperature on record
with a low of 36 below zero. Scottsbluff, Nebraska set
its lowest January temperature with a low of 33 below
while Cheyenne chilled to 30 degrees below zero.
Strong winds buffeted Cheyenne and surrounding areas
on this day in 1982, with a gust of 71 mph recorded in
Jan. 18: On this day in 1988, a snowstorm brought 7.4 inches of
snow to Scottsbluff, Nebraska.
Very high winds blew across the area on this day in 1975,
with Cheyenne recording a peak gust of 85 mph, only 1
mph short of Cheyenne’s all time highest wind gust.
Jan. 19: Today is a historically cold day for Rawlins, Wyoming.
An all-time low temperature of 36 degrees below zero
occurred on this day in 1963, one of 3 times Rawlins
has reached this cold mark.
Jan. 20: Cheyenne’s warmest January temperature on record was
attained on this day in 2005 with a high of 66 degrees.
One of the highest wind gusts ever recorded in Cheyenne
occurred on this day in 1975, with a gust of 86 mph.
On this day in 1883, a low of 31 degrees below zero was
recorded in Cheyenne.
Jan. 21: On this day in 1993 a peak wind gust of 73 mph blew
through Cheyenne, while on this day in 1962 a low of 20
below zero greeted Cheyenne residents.