NOTE: This post was originally published on December 28, 2022

Communities across the United States are being hit with record-low temperatures. Today, in Grand Junction, Colorado, we are expecting a low temperature of 24 on December 28, 2022.

Looking back over the last 50 years, what have been the lowest temperatures in Grand Junction for each calendar year? Do the record lows vary much from year to year? Take a look.

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Grand Junction, Colorado's Winter Weather

Most people would agree that winters in Grand Junction, Colorado really aren't that bad. Looking at 2022, Extreme Weather Watch reports the lowest temperature we've seen in 2022 was -2 degrees Fahrenheit on January 3. The lowest daily high so far this year was 20 degrees on January 2.

Looking Back Over The Last 50 Years in Grand Junction

If you look at Grand Junction's low temperatures over a 50-year period, you'll notice the record lows for each year tend to hover around zero degrees. Some years we dip into the negatives, and other years we linger in the single digits.

Oddball Years In Grand Junction

The year 1978 was a bit of a standout, with Grand Junction's record low for the year reaching -12 degrees. In contrast, just two years later in 1980, the record low for the year was a positive 14 degrees. As they say, if you don't like the weather in Grand Junction, simply wait for 15 minutes and it will change.

All-Time Record Low In Grand Junction, Colorado

According to Extreme Weather Watch, the lowest temperature ever recorded in Grand Junction was -23 degrees Fahrenheit on January 13, 1963.

Look Back 122 Years

Extreme Weather Watch offers weather records for Grand Junction dating back to 1900. According to the webpage, the recording site is Grand Junction Regional Airport.

Grand Junction Colorado's Lowest Temperatures Over The Last 50 Years

How cold does it get in Grand Junction, Colorado? Typically, the low temperature for each year dips into the lower negatives. There have been a handful of stretches, though, where the lowest temperature for the year never reached below zero.

According to Extreme Weather Watch, these are the lowest temperatures for Grand Junction, Colorado for each calendar year since 1972.

20 of the Coldest Winter Temperatures of All Time in Colorado

Colorado is no stranger to extreme winter temperatures. Here's a look back at 20 of the coldest temperatures ever recorded in the state.

Western Colorado Winters From Years Past - Bob Grant Photos

Here's a short gallery of Robert Grant photos showcasing Grand Junction and Western Colorado winters. They sure are fun. Then again, sometimes the snow and cold temperatures result in trouble.

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