British Weather Extremes: Daily Minimum Temperatures

Britain's lowest recorded temperatures for each day of the year.
JANUARY
  C F  
1 -17.2 1 Wallingford (Oxon) and Corwen (Denbigh) 1962
2 -21.1 -6 Corwen (Denbigh) 1962
3 -20.0 -4 West Linton (Borders) 1941
4 -20.0 -4 West Linton (Borders) 1941
5 -21.1 -6 Houghall (Durham) 1941
6 -21.1 -6 West Linton (Borders) 1941
7 -22.6 -8.7 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1982
8 -26.8 -16.2 Grantown-on-Spey (Highland) 1982
9 -25.9 -14.6 Grantown-on-Spey (Highland) 1982*
10 -27.2 -17.0 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1982; -26.1/-15.0 Newport (Shropshire) 1982
11 -26.6 -15.9 Bowhill (Borders) 1982
12 -21.8 -7.2 West Linton (Borders) 1982*
13 -24.6 -12.3 Carnwath (Lanark) 1979
14 -23.5 -10.3 Lagganlia (Highland) 1979; -22.5/-8.5 Didbrook Fields (Glos) 1982
15 -20.6 -5 Dalwhinnie (Highland) 1955
16 -22.2 -8 Kelso (Borders) 1881
17 -26.7 -16 Kelso (Borders) 1881
18 -24.4 -12 Kelso (Borders) 1881*
19 -18.9 -2 Elmstone (Kent) 1966
20 -23.6 -10.5 Grantown-on-Spey (Highland) 1984; -23.5/-10.3 Lagganlia (Highland) 1984
21 -23.3 -10 Rhayader (Powys) 1940
-23.3* -10* Haydon Bridge (Northumberland) 1881
22 -21.1 -6 Rhayader (Powys) 1940*
23 -20.6 -5 Stanstead Abbotts (Herts) 1963
24 -20.0 -4 Lauder (Borders) 1881
25 -21.7 -7 Grantown-on-Spey (Highland) 1958
26 -21.1 -6 Haydon Bridge (Northumberland) 1881; -20.9/-5.6 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1985
27 -23.4 -10.1 Lagganlia (Highland) 1985
28 -23.3 -10 Balmoral and Logie Coldstone (both Aberdeenshire) 1910
29 -20.6 -5 Writtle (Essex) 1947
30 -21.3 -6.3 Elmstone (Kent) 1947
31 -21.4 -6.5 Kingussie (Highland) 1895
FEBRUARY
  C F  
1 -18.3 -0.9 Corbridge (Northumberland) 1972
2 -20.0 -4 Welshpool (Powys) 1954
3 -18.9 -2 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1897; Perth (Perth and Kinross) 1956
4 -21.7 -7 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1897
5 -20.0 -4 Braemar (Aberdeenshire)1912
6 -20.0 -4 Benson (Oxon) 1917
7 -21.7 -7 Aviemore (Highland) 1895
8 -25.0 -13 Aviemore (Highland) 1895
9 -23.9 -11 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) and Aviemore (Highland) 1895
10 -25.6 -14 Braemar (Aberdeenshire)1895
11 -27.2 -17 Braemar (Aberdeenshire)1895
12 -20.6 -5 Pinmore (Lanarkshire) 1895
13 -21.9 -7.5 Braemar (Aberdeenshire)1895
14 -21.7 -7 Drumlanrig (Dumfries and Galloway) 1895
15 -21.5 -6.7 Lagganlia (Highland) 1978; -21.2/-6.2 Carnwath (Lanark) 1973
16 -23.9* -11* Aviemore (Highland) 1895; -20.5/-4.9 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1978
17 -23.9 -11 Aviemore (Highland) 1895
18 -23.9 -11 Aviemore (Highland) 1895
19 -22.2 -8 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) and Aviemore (Highland) 1895
20 -22.0 -7.6 Keith (Morayshire) 1978
21 -18.3 -1 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1968
22 -22.2 -8 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1955
23 -25.0 -13 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1955
24 -20.6 -5 Dalwhinnie (Highland) 1955
25 -20.6 -5 Woburn (Beds) 1947
26 -18.3 -1 Glenshee Lodge (Perth and Kinross) and Kielder (Northumberland) 1963
27 -21.2 -6.2 Grantown-on-Spey (Highland) 1986
28 -19.3 -2.7 Keith (Morayshire) 1986
29 -12.8 9 Mayfield (Staffs), Walsall (W Mids), Newport (Shropshire), Belper (Notts) 1936
MARCH
  C F  
1 -20.0 -4.0 Lagganlia (Highland) 1986
2 -20.0 -4 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1965
3 -21.7 -7 Corwen (Denbigh) 1965; Kinbrace (Highland) 2001
4 -21.1 -6 Houghall (Durham), Peebles (Borders), Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1947
5 -17.8 0 Braemar (Aberdeenshire)1947
6 -20.0 -4 Braemar (Aberdeenshire)1947
7 -18.9 -2 Alston (Cumbria) 1886
8 -21.1 -6 Braemar (Aberdeenshire)1947
9 -19.4 -3 Braemar (Aberdeenshire)1917
10 -15.0 5 Rickmansworth (Herts) 1931
11 -19.4 -3 Logie Coldstone (Aberdeenshire) 1958
12 -22.2 -8 Grantown-on-Spey (Highland) 1958
13 -13.9 7 Logie Coldstone (Aberdeenshire)1958
14 -22.8 -9 Logie Coldstone (Aberdeenshire) 1958
15 -16.7 2 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1947
16 -16.1 3 Braemar (Aberdeenshire)1892
17 -16.4 2.4 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1888
18 -16.7 1.9 Grantown-on-Spey (Highland) 1985
19 -16.5 2.3 Braemar (Aberdeenshire)1979
20 -16.1 3 Newport (Shropshire) 1930
21 -16.1 3 Braemar (Aberdeenshire)1899
22 -12.8 9 Lairg (Highland) 1899
23 -14.2 6.4 Braemar (Aberdeenshire)1883
24 -13.3 8 Newton Rigg (Cumbria) 1916
25 -11.7 11 Balmoral (Aberdeenshire) 1919
26 -11.1 12 Eskdalemuir (Dumfries and Galloway) 1919
27 -11.7 11 Barr (Ayrshire) 1969
28 -10.0 14 Alwen (Conwy) 1969
29 -17.2 1 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1901
30 -10.0 14 Balmoral (Aberdeenshire) 1941
31 -9.2 15.4 Braemar (Aberdeenshire)1897
APRIL
  C F  
1 -11.7 11 West Linton (Borders) etc 1917; Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1922; Buddon Ness (Angus) 1967
2 -15.0 5 Newton Rigg (Cumbria) 1917
3 -12.2 10 Newton Rigg (Cumbria) 1917
4 -11.2 11.8 Glenlivet (Moray) 1961
5 -9.0 15.8 Grendon Underwood (Bucks) 1990
6 -12.2 10 Wolfelee (Borders) 1917
7 -8.9 16 Balmoral (Grampian) 1935
8 -9.4 15 Caldecott (Leics) 1968
9 -8.3 17 Leadhills (Borders) 1923; -7.8/18 Alwen (Conwy) 1968
10 -10.1 13.8 Grantown-on-Spey (Highland) 1978
11 -13.3 8 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1917
12 -9.4 15 Alwen (Conwy) 1958
13 -9.2 15.4 Lednathie (Perth and Kinross) 1890
14 -10.6 13 Achnagoichan (Highland) 1966
15 -10.0 14 Newton Rigg (Cumbria) 1892
16 -11.7 11 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1892
17 -10.0 14 Braemar and Balmoral (Aberdeenshire) 1966
18 -10.0 14 Lagganlia (High1and) 1986
19 -8.1 17.5 Inverdruie (Highland) 1969
20 -7.8 18 Alwen (Conwy) 1969
21 -10.0 14 Dalwhinnie (Highland) 1981
22 -10.7 12.7 Kingussie (Highland) 1899
23 -10.6 12.9 Dalwhinnie (Highland)1981
24 -12.8 9 Garforth (W Yorks) and Perth (Perth and Kinross) 1908
25 -12.2 10 Corstophine (Edinburgh) 1908
26 -8.3 17 Kincraig (Highland) 1957
27 -6.1 21 Glenlivet (Moray) 1956
28 -7.8 18 Glenlivet (Moray) 1956
29 -9.9 14.2 Eskdalemuir (Dumfries and Galloway) 1973
30 -7.9 17.8 Kindrogan (Perth and Kinross) 1973
MAY
  C F  
1 -8.9 16 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1927
2 -7.8 18 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1938
3 -7.2 19 Dundeugh (Dumfries and Galloway) 1967
4 -9.4 15 Lynford (Norfolk) 1941
5 -7.7 18.1 Kinbrace (Highland) 1981; Santon Downham (Norfolk) 1982
6 -5.6 21.9 Camps Reservoir (Lanark) 1980
7 -8.3 17 Garforth (W Yorks) 1917
8 -7.8 18 Lynford (Norfolk) 1941
9 -7.2 19 Lynford (Norfolk) 1941
10 -8.3 17 Lynford (Norfolk) 1941
11 -9.4 15 Lynford (Norfolk) 1941
12 -6.9 19.6 Grizedale (Lancs) 1974
13 -6.1 21 Lednathie (Perth and Kinross) 1915: Dalwhinnie (Highland) 1935
14 -6.7 20 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1915
15 -9.4 15 Fort Augustus (Highland) 1941
16 -6.5 20.3 Dalwhinnie (Highland) 1995; -6.1/21 Dalwhinnie (Highland) 1955
17 -8.3 17 Rickmansworth (Herts) 1935
18 -6.1 21.0 Shap (Cumbria) 1996
19 -6.7 20 Stronvar (Stirling) 1903
20 -6.7 20 Glenlivet (Moray) 1956
21 -3.9 25 Grantown-on-Spey (Highland) 1969
22 -4.4 24 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1894
23 -3.2 26.2 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1997; -3.1/26.4 West Linton (Borders) 1975
24 -3.5 25.7 Altnaharra AWS (Highland) 1997; -2.8/27 Belvoir Castle (Leics) and Raunds (Northants) 1923
25 -7.2 19 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1914
26 -4.1 24.6 Grantown-on-Spey (Highland) 1990
27 -6.1 21.0 Lednathie (Perth and Kinross) 1899
28 -5.0 23 Alwen (Conwy) 1961
29 -4.4 24 Rickmansworth (Herts) 1936
30 -3.9 25 Tarfside (Angus) 1961
31 -5.1 22.8 Carnwath (Lanark) 1975
OCTOBER
  C F  
1 -6.4 20.5 Eskdalemuir (Dumfries and Galloway) 1928
2 -4.9 23.2 Stapleton (N Yorks) 1888
3 -4.8 23.3 Berkhamsted (Herts) 1928
4 -6.7 20 Eskdalemuir (Dumfries and Galloway) and Lednathie (Perth and Kinross) 1912
5 -7.2 19 Balmoral (Aberdeenshire) 1966
6 -6.2 20.8 Carnwath (Lanark) 1972
7 -6.7 20 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1919
8 -6.7 20 Lednathie (Perth and Kinross) 1907
9 -3.3 26 Newton Rigg (Cumbria) 1919; several English stations 1970
10 -5.8 21.5 Kingussie (Highland) 1902
11 -6.7 20 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1946
12 -8.5 16.7 Lagganlia (Highland) 1973
13 -8.3 17 Inverdruie (Highland) 1971
14 -8.3 17 Crawfordjohn (Lanark) and Grantown-on-Spey (Highland) 1971
15 -7.2 19 Balmoral (Aberdeenshire) 1919
16 -9.2 15.4 Shap AWS (Cumbria) 1993; -8.9/16.0 Carnwath (Lanark)1993; -8.3/17 West Linton (Borders) 1925
17 -9.9 14.2 Carnwath (Lanark) 1993
18 -7.2 19 Usk (Monmouthshire/Gwent) 1926
19 -7.8 18 Bromyard (Hereford) 1926
20 -11.4 11.4 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1880
21 -9.4 15 Rickmansworth (Herts) 1935
22 -8.6 16.6 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1880
23 -9.1 15.7 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1880
24 -9.4 15 Kingussie (Highland) 1885; -8.8/16.2 Happendon Sta (S Lanark) 1965
25 -8.9 15.9 Kingussie (Highland) 1896
26 -9.4 15 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1931
27 -10.6 13 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1926; Glenlivet (Moray) 1948
28 -11.7 11 Dalwhinnie (Highland) 1948
29 -9.4 15 Balmoral (Aberdeenshire) 1911
30 -10.0 14 West Linton (Borders) 1926
31 -10.6 13 Wolfelee (Borders) 1926
NOVEMBER
  C F  
1 -12.8 9 Braemar and Balmoral (Aberdeenshire) 1926
2 -10.6 13 Glenlee (Dumfries and Galloway) 1893
3 -12.1 10.2 Santon Downham (Norfolk) 1985
4 -10.0 14 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1942
5 -11.1 12 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1968
6 -7.2 19 Grantown-on-Spey (Highland) 1981
7 -10.6 13 Glenlivet (Moray) 1949
8 -8.9 16 Lenton Fields (Notts) 1923
9 -11.7 11 Welshpool (Powys) 1921
10 -12.2 10 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1875; Wokingham (Berks) 1908
11 -11.7 11 Balmoral (Aberdeenshire) 1966
12 -12.8 9 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1927
13 -12.8 9 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1919 and 1927
14 -23.3 -10 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1919
15 -22.8 -9 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1919
16 -18.3 -1 West Linton (Borders) 1919
17 -15.6 4 Crathes (Aberdeenshire) 1909
18 -14.9 5.2 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1905
19 -17.2 1 Dalwhinnie (Highland) 1947
20 -17.1 1.3 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1880
21 -17.2 1.0 Lauder (Borders) 1880
22 -18.0 -0.4 Kingussie (Highland) 1904
23 -12.2 10 Balmoral (Aberdeenshire) 1910
24 -14.8 5.4 Grantown-on-Spey (Highland) and Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1993
25 -15.0 5 Dalwhinnie (Highland) 1952
26 -13.7 7.3 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1904
27 -14.4 6 Appleby (Cumbria) 1904
28 -18.0 -0.4 Llysdinam (Powys) 2010
29 -17.8 0 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1912
30 -20.9 -5.6 Kinbrace (Highland) 1985
DECEMBER
  C F  
1 -21.1 -6.0 Altnaharra (Highland) 2010
2 -21.1 -6 Kelso (Borders) 1879
3 -26.7 -16 Kelso (Borders) 1879
4 -22.2 -8 Lauder (Borders) 1879
5 -18.9 -2 Alston (Cumbria) 1879
6 -18.3 -1 Buxton (Derbys) 1879
7 -21.0 -5.8 Hodsock Priory (Notts) 1879
8 -19.1 -2.4 Dawyick (Borders) 2010
9 -17.6 0.3 Tyndrum (Central) 2010
10 -14.4 6 Carnwath (Lanark) 1967
11 -15.0 5 Carnwath (Lanark) 1981
12 -22.6 -8.7 Shawbury (Shropshire) 1981
13 -25.2 -13.4 Shawbury (Shropshire) 1981
14 -20.7 -5.3 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1882
15 -22.4 -8.3 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1882
16 -22.0 -7.6 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1882
17 -18.0 -0.4 Braemar (Aberdeenshire) 1981
18 -18.6 -1.5 Lincoln 1981
19 -19.6 -3.3 Shawbury (Shropshire) 2010
20 -18.7 -1.7 Pershore RAE (Worcs) 2010
21 -17.8 0 Katesbridge (N Ireland) 2010; -17.6 (0.3) Crosby (Merseyside) 2010
22 -20.2 -4.4 Altnaharra (Highland) 2010
23 -20.8 -5.4 Altnaharra (Highland) 2010; -19.5 (-3.1) Cromdale (Highland) 2010
24 -18.7 -1.7 Castlederg (N Ireland) 2010; -16.9 (1.6) Altnaharra (Highland) 2010
25 -18.3 -1 Gainford (Durham) 1878
26 -17.7 0.1 Braemar and Balmoral (Aberdeenshire) 1981
27 -21.4 -6.5 Grantown-on-Spey (Highland) 1995; -20.7/-5.3 Altnaharra AWS (Highland) 1995
28 -23.7 -10.7 Altnaharra AWS (Highland) 1995; -21.8/-7.2 Grantown-on-Spey (Highland) 1995
29 -24.2 -11.6 Altnaharra AWS (Highland) 1995*; -22.5/-8.5 Grantown-on-Spey (Highland) 1995
30 -27.2 -17.0 Altnaharra (Highland) 1995
31 -18.5 -1.3 Eskdalemuir (Dumfries and Galloway) 1961