How cold can it be in southern Colorado

It's a cold first week of February.  At this time, we are not forecasting record low temperatures in southern Colorado.  We will come closest to the record lowest maximum temperatures. Just how cold can it be across southern Colorado? 

The all-time record lowest minimum temperatures are...

Alamosa                     -50F   January 28, 1948 (the high temperature that day was 5F)

Colorado Springs     -27F   February 1, 1951

Pueblo                        -31F   February 1, 1951

The all-time record lowest maximum temperatures...

Alamosa                        0F   December 7, 1964

Colorado Springs     -10F  December 24 1983

Pueblo                          -4F   February 9, 1933


The coldest day this week will likely be Wednesday, February 5th. 

The record lowest maximum temperatures for February 5th are...

Alamosa                       17F     1979

Colorado Springs         0F     1989

Pueblo                          -1F      1989


Last updated...10:40 a.m., Monday, February 3rd.  -Tom Magnuson, WCM NWS Pueblo

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