Birmingham - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Birmingham, Alabama. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Birmingham rose to 105 °F? What was the highest temperature in Birmingham five decades 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 Birmingham 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 at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport and go back to 1930. The highest temperature measured during that time was 107 degrees Fahrenheit (42 Celsius) on July 29, 1930.

Highest Birmingham temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
97 September 20, 2018 + 36
96 July 21, 2017 36
100 June 26, 2016 38
99 August 04, 2015 37
99 August 07, 2014 37
95 August 31, 2013 35
104 July 01, 2012 40
100 August 26, 2011 + 38
102 August 12, 2010 39
Highest temperature recorded at Birmingham each year
Max °F Date Max °C
96 June 28, 2009 + 36
99 July 21, 2008 37
105 August 23, 2007 + 41
100 August 08, 2006 + 38
97 August 21, 2005 36
95 July 24, 2004 + 35
93 August 15, 2003 34
99 September 05, 2002 37
95 July 09, 2001 35
103 July 19, 2000 39
103 August 19, 1999 39
99 July 08, 1998 37
97 September 20, 1997 36
96 July 02, 1996 + 36
103 August 18, 1995 + 39
94 June 15, 1994 34
102 July 23, 1993 39
95 August 10, 1992 + 35
98 August 06, 1991 + 37
103 August 19, 1990 39
96 August 25, 1989 36
100 June 26, 1988 + 38
101 August 01, 1987 + 38
101 July 31, 1986 + 38
100 June 05, 1985 38
97 September 13, 1984 36
102 August 21, 1983 39
96 May 30, 1982 36
102 July 24, 1981 39
106 July 13, 1980 41
99 July 05, 1979 37
99 June 29, 1978 37
105 July 07, 1977 41
98 July 25, 1976 37
96 September 04, 1975 36
95 July 03, 1974 35
95 September 10, 1973 35
97 August 20, 1972 36
98 June 14, 1971 37
101 July 03, 1970 38
97 July 04, 1969 + 36
99 July 01, 1968 37
94 June 20, 1967 + 34
102 July 15, 1966 39
94 August 16, 1965 34
99 June 22, 1964 37
98 June 14, 1963 + 37
102 July 23, 1962 39
96 September 25, 1961 + 36
98 July 26, 1960 + 37
98 July 31, 1959 + 37
97 June 13, 1958 + 36
99 August 15, 1957 37
100 August 10, 1956 + 38
97 September 22, 1955 + 36
103 July 01, 1954 39
99 June 20, 1953 + 37
106 July 29, 1952 + 41
100 September 01, 1951 + 38
96 June 18, 1950 36
96 July 30, 1949 + 36
100 July 05, 1948 38
103 August 04, 1947 39
94 August 17, 1946 + 34
100 July 23, 1945 38
99 July 18, 1944 + 37
103 August 27, 1943 + 39
99 July 20, 1942 37
96 June 30, 1941 36
97 August 16, 1940 36
99 July 14, 1939 37
103 August 27, 1938 39
100 June 25, 1937 38
102 July 11, 1936 + 39
104 August 08, 1935 40
100 July 23, 1934 38
102 June 21, 1933 39
99 July 17, 1932 + 37
106 June 29, 1931 41
107 July 29, 1930 42
Reference

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

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