These Were the 10 Coldest Days in Palm Springs History

Coldest Temperatures Recorded in Palm Springs
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Palm Springs is known for many things including being the home to Coachella, being the home to lots of old people, and being the home to insane high temperatures during the summer.   What it is not know for is getting cold.  But, surprisingly, it does.

So how cold does it get.  Well,  on January 22, 1932 a bone-chilling temperature of just 19 degrees was recorded, making it the coldest day in recorded history for Palm Springs.  And according to The National Weather Service, there have been other chilly days as well – ranked here:

RankTemperature (f)Date
1191/22/1937
2221/14/1963
3(t)231/12/1977
3(t)2311/16/1964
3(t)231/12/1962
3(t)231/3/1960
3(t)2312/25/1953
3(t)231/28/1948
3(t)231/19/1943
3(t)231/24/1937

These are the lowest daily high temperatures recorded in Palm Springs (note: the 1930’s were especially chilly):

Read:
Rain, thunder, and lightning make their way to the desert
RankTemperature (f)Date
13812/12/1932
2(t)421/13/1949
2(t)421/11/1930
4(t)4412/14/1967
4(t)441/11/1949
6(t)452/4/1939
6(t)452/16/1932
6(t)451/15/1932
9(t)461/22/1937
9(t)461/21/1937

So yes, The Coachella Valley can get pretty damn cold on occasion. Be sure to bundle up when it does.

Related: The 10 Hottest Temperatures Recorded in Palm Springs

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