Peoria - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Peoria, Illinois. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Peoria rose above 102 °F? What was the highest temperature in Peoria 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 Peoria 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 records go back to 1893, with just a few years missing data. The highest temperature measured during that time was 113 degrees Fahrenheit (45 Celsius) on July 15, 1936.

Since 1944 the temperature extremes were observed at Peoria International Airport. Before then, the weather station was in downtown Peoria.

Highest Peoria temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
97 May 27, 2018 36
96 July 20, 2017 36
96 June 15, 2016 36
98 September 04, 2015 37
96 August 25, 2014 36
99 August 30, 2013 37
104 July 23, 2012 + 40
100 September 01, 2011 38
94 August 12, 2010 + 34
Highest temperature recorded at Peoria each year
Max °F Date Max °C
95 June 23, 2009 35
94 August 04, 2008 34
96 August 12, 2007 + 36
98 August 02, 2006 37
104 July 24, 2005 40
92 July 13, 2004 33
98 August 26, 2003 37
98 July 21, 2002 37
96 August 09, 2001 + 36
97 September 11, 2000 + 36
96 July 30, 1999 + 36
95 July 21, 1998 + 35
99 July 26, 1997 37
96 July 18, 1996 36
100 July 13, 1995 38
98 June 18, 1994 37
93 August 26, 1993 + 34
94 August 09, 1992 34
98 August 02, 1991 37
94 July 04, 1990 34
97 July 10, 1989 36
105 June 25, 1988 41
100 August 01, 1987 + 38
93 July 19, 1986 + 34
94 September 07, 1985 + 34
97 July 09, 1984 36
102 August 20, 1983 + 39
94 August 03, 1982 34
96 July 13, 1981 36
99 July 14, 1980 37
94 August 07, 1979 34
95 September 08, 1978 35
100 July 14, 1977 + 38
98 July 14, 1976 37
92 August 24, 1975 + 33
97 July 14, 1974 36
94 August 27, 1973 + 34
93 June 03, 1972 34
100 June 19, 1971 38
98 July 01, 1970 37
94 July 16, 1969 34
94 August 23, 1968 + 34
92 June 15, 1967 33
102 July 13, 1966 + 39
96 July 23, 1965 36
99 August 02, 1964 37
97 July 01, 1963 36
96 August 23, 1962 36
94 June 29, 1961 34
94 September 07, 1960 34
95 August 24, 1959 35
94 August 30, 1958 34
96 August 15, 1957 + 36
99 July 01, 1956 37
98 July 29, 1955 + 37
100 July 18, 1954 38
100 September 01, 1953 + 38
100 June 29, 1952 38
96 August 30, 1951 36
94 June 25, 1950 34
98 July 02, 1949 + 37
95 September 19, 1948 + 35
101 August 23, 1947 + 38
97 July 18, 1946 36
98 August 30, 1945 37
97 August 10, 1944 36
1943
96 August 01, 1942 36
102 July 29, 1941 39
104 July 25, 1940 40
102 September 14, 1939 39
97 August 23, 1938 + 36
99 August 16, 1937 + 37
113 July 15, 1936 45
97 July 30, 1935 36
105 July 23, 1934 + 41
101 June 26, 1933 38
98 July 20, 1932 + 37
103 June 30, 1931 + 39
107 July 27, 1930 42
95 August 22, 1929 35
96 July 07, 1928 36
95 September 17, 1927 + 35
96 July 21, 1926 36
100 July 02, 1925 38
95 August 05, 1924 + 35
98 July 22, 1923 37
100 September 08, 1922 + 38
101 July 13, 1921 38
98 July 23, 1920 37
98 July 28, 1919 37
104 August 05, 1918 40
98 July 31, 1917 + 37
103 July 29, 1916 39
91 July 15, 1915 + 33
102 July 23, 1914 39
103 July 30, 1913 + 39
97 September 08, 1912 + 36
100 July 05, 1911 + 38
99 July 24, 1910 37
97 August 14, 1909 + 36
95 August 03, 1908 35
94 August 11, 1907 34
95 August 03, 1906 + 35
1905
104 July 17, 1904 40
100 July 28, 1903 38
95 July 17, 1902 + 35
106 July 24, 1901 41
1900
104 September 05, 1899 40
98 July 24, 1898 37
101 July 08, 1897 38
101 August 05, 1896 38
98 August 17, 1895 + 37
102 July 26, 1894 39
100 July 23, 1893 38
Reference

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

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