Phoenix - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Phoenix, Arizona. How hot did it get in 2017? When was the last time thermometers in Phoenix rose above 119 °F? What was the highest temperature in Phoenix 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 Phoenix and the date that it happened. A date with a plus sign beside it means it was that hot on at least one other day earlier that year.

These temperature extremes were measured at Sky Harbor International Airport near downtown Phoenix and go back to 1948. The highest temperature recorded during that time there was 122 degrees Fahrenheit (50 Celsius) on June 26, 1990.

Highest Phoenix temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
119 June 20, 2017 48
118 June 19, 2016 48
117 August 14, 2015 47
116 July 24, 2014 47
119 June 29, 2013 48
116 August 08, 2012 47
118 July 02, 2011 48
114 July 02, 2010 + 46
Highest temperature recorded at Phoenix each year
Max °F Date Max °C
115 July 28, 2009 + 46
115 June 21, 2008 46
116 July 04, 2007 47
118 July 21, 2006 48
116 July 17, 2005 47
112 August 08, 2004 + 44
117 July 16, 2003 47
113 July 02, 2002 + 45
116 July 02, 2001 47
113 July 19, 2000 + 45
111 August 22, 1999 + 44
117 July 15, 1998 47
114 July 15, 1997 46
115 July 31, 1996 46
121 July 28, 1995 49
117 June 29, 1994 47
114 August 01, 1993 + 46
113 August 17, 1992 + 45
113 August 08, 1991 45
122 June 26, 1990 50
118 July 04, 1989 48
116 June 22, 1988 47
115 June 14, 1987 46
115 July 31, 1986 46
115 August 24, 1985 + 46
113 May 28, 1984 45
116 July 05, 1983 47
113 July 14, 1982 + 45
114 June 25, 1981 46
115 July 28, 1980 46
117 June 28, 1979 47
115 July 19, 1978 + 46
114 June 29, 1977 46
113 June 27, 1976 45
116 August 04, 1975 47
116 June 27, 1974 + 47
115 July 02, 1973 + 46
116 August 01, 1972 47
114 July 11, 1971 46
116 June 25, 1970 47
114 August 05, 1969 46
115 June 22, 1968 + 46
110 August 26, 1967 + 43
113 July 06, 1966 45
113 July 04, 1965 45
112 July 03, 1964 44
112 July 24, 1963 44
113 August 13, 1962 + 45
114 July 19, 1961 + 46
114 June 19, 1960 46
112 June 23, 1959 44
118 July 11, 1958 48
112 July 31, 1957 + 44
110 July 08, 1956 43
112 June 09, 1955 + 44
112 July 28, 1954 44
112 July 02, 1953 44
112 July 19, 1952 + 44
113 May 26, 1951 45
118 September 01, 1950 48
113 July 14, 1949 45
115 September 03, 1948 + 46
Reference

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

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