International Falls, Minnesota drops to record low -36F

- International Falls, Minnesota woke up to a temperature of -36F at 6 a.m. Wednesday morning breaking the previous record low for Dec. 27 of -32F set in 1924, according to the National Weather Service office in Duluth. That -36 is the actual temperature, not a wind chill!

According to state records, the -36 morning in International Falls is only about halfway to the state record low temperature of -60 in Tower, Minnesota on Feb. 2, 1996. The all-time record low for International Falls is -55F, set in January 1909.

Wednesday morning, low temperatures in the Twin Cities metro ranged from -7 in St. Paul to -13 in nearby Lake Elmo. Minnesota is stuck in a deep freeze with single-digital highs and subzero lows hanging around into next week. Check the updated 7-day forecast at fox9.com/weather and download the Fox 9 Weather App to track temperatures and snow in your specific location.

Here’s a look at Wednesday morning temperate around Minnesota, as recorded by the National Weather Service at 6 a.m.

TWIN CITIES METRO

Minneapolis: -8
St. Paul: -7
Crystal: -9
Blaine: -9
Eden Prairie: -10
South St. Paul: -9
Lake Elmo: -13

NORTHWEST MINNESOTA

Bemidji: -31
Hallock: -18
Roseau: -24
Warroad: -26
Thief River Falls: -24
Crookston: -20
Fosston: -26
Detroit Lakes: -18
Moorhead: -20
Park Rapids: -30
Mahnomen: -24

NORTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA

Baudette: -25
Flag Island: -26
International Falls: -35
Waskish: -26
Big Fork: -35
Longville: -33
Grand Rapids: -28
Crane Lake: -33
Orr: -27
Walker: -30

NORTHEAST MINNESOTA

Duluth: -21
Ely: -33
Hibbing: -24
Eveleth: -27
Two Harbors: -18
Silver Bay: -26
Grand Marais: -14
Grand Marais Airport: -24

WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA

Fergus Falls: -17
Wheaton: -17
Morris: -13
Elbow Lake: -16
Wadena: -24
Glenwood: -15
Appleton: -15
Benson: -15
Ortonville: -11
Madison: -11
Willmar: -9

CENTRAL MINNESOTA

Sauk Centre: -15
Paynesville: -13
Pine River: -31
Brainerd: -28
Staples: -27
Long Prairie: -22
Little Falls: -24
Litchfield : -9
Buffalo: -9
Maple Lake: -10
Hutchinson: -10

EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA

Princeton: -20
Mora: -24
Cambridge: -18
Rush City: -18
Hinckley: -24
McGregor: -20

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