Adelaide - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Adelaide, South Australia. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Adelaide rose above 45 °C? What was the highest temperature in Adelaide a century ago? Answers to those questions and much more can be found quickly and easily in the list below of record high temperatures.

This page gives the highest temperature for each year in Adelaide and the date that it happened. A date with a plus sign means it was that hot on at least one other day earlier that year.

These records were observed near Adelaide city centre and go back to 1888. The highest temperature measured during that time was 48 degrees Celsius (118 Fahrenheit) on January 24, 2019.

Highest Adelaide temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
110 January 30, 2020   43
118 January 24, 2019 48
111 January 28, 2018 44
108 February 08, 2017 42
106 December 25, 2016 41
111 January 02, 2015 44
113 January 14, 2014 45
113 January 04, 2013 45
108 December 23, 2012 42
109 January 31, 2011 43
109 January 11, 2010 43
Highest temperature recorded at Adelaide each year
Max °F Date Max °C
114 January 28, 2009 46
108 January 10, 2008 42
108 December 31, 2007 42
110 January 21, 2006 43
108 December 30, 2005 42
112 February 14, 2004 44
111 January 25, 2003 44
106 December 17, 2002 41
110 January 13, 2001 43
105 February 02, 2000 41
107 January 10, 1999 42
104 December 11, 1998 40
107 November 25, 1997 42
108 January 14, 1996 42
103 February 24, 1995 39
109 January 25, 1994 43
108 November 30, 1993 42
104 February 17, 1992 40
110 February 04, 1991 43
108 January 02, 1990 42
105 March 07, 1989 41
106 January 07, 1988 41
105 December 14, 1987 41
107 March 06, 1986 42
107 January 14, 1985 42
100 December 24, 1984 38
109 February 07, 1983 43
112 January 23, 1982 44
110 February 15, 1981 43
110 February 20, 1980 43
108 January 04, 1979 42
103 January 14, 1978 39
105 February 11, 1977 41
105 December 30, 1976 41
106 December 11, 1975 41
98 December 14, 1974 37
105 January 20, 1973 41
103 December 20, 1972 39
103 February 16, 1971 39
105 February 08, 1970 41
106 January 31, 1969 41
110 January 30, 1968 43
102 February 06, 1967 39
105 January 14, 1966 41
102 March 02, 1965 39
105 January 30, 1964 41
104 February 12, 1963 40
109 November 30, 1962 43
105 December 27, 1961 41
107 January 02, 1960 42
110 January 17, 1959 43
102 January 09, 1958 39
106 December 18, 1957 41
101 January 08, 1956 38
109 January 02, 1955 43
103 January 15, 1954 39
106 December 19, 1953 41
105 January 22, 1952 41
105 January 11, 1951 41
104 December 07, 1950 40
100 January 29, 1949 38
110 January 22, 1948 43
103 February 07, 1947 39
105 January 13, 1946 41
105 December 13, 1945 41
102 January 21, 1944 39
110 January 31, 1943 43
109 January 03, 1942 43
108 December 13, 1941 42
107 March 09, 1940 42
115 January 12, 1939 46
104 February 17, 1938 40
104 November 26, 1937 40
103 November 30, 1936 + 39
105 January 22, 1935 41
108 January 23, 1934 42
105 February 12, 1933 41
108 January 21, 1932 42
111 December 29, 1931 44
108 February 09, 1930 42
103 January 03, 1929 39
106 January 15, 1928 41
107 January 13, 1927 42
103 February 20, 1926 39
109 December 05, 1925 43
105 December 12, 1924 41
106 February 22, 1923 41
108 November 30, 1922 42
108 January 23, 1921 42
108 December 24, 1920 + 42
106 December 10, 1919 41
107 December 09, 1918 42
103 December 22, 1917 + 39
105 February 17, 1916 41
107 February 15, 1915 + 42
109 February 18, 1914 43
108 December 01, 1913 42
110 February 01, 1912 43
101 November 30, 1911 38
1910
107 January 02, 1909 42
110 January 19, 1908 + 43
105 January 18, 1907 41
111 January 04, 1906 44
108 January 11, 1905 42
112 December 31, 1904 44
104 February 09, 1903 40
109 January 31, 1902 43
108 February 06, 1901 42
110 January 01, 1900 43
110 February 12, 1899 + 43
110 January 11, 1898 43
109 December 29, 1897 43
108 January 23, 1896 42
105 February 12, 1895 41
105 November 26, 1894 41
108 December 10, 1893 42
109 January 20, 1892 43
102 February 08, 1891 39
103 January 18, 1890 39
109 January 12, 1889 43
108 December 25, 1888 42
Reference

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology. Climate Data Online.

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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