Rockford - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Rockford, Illinois. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Rockford rose above 102 °F? What was the highest temperature in Rockford 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 Rockford 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 1906, with a few years missing data. The highest temperature measured during that time was 112 degrees Fahrenheit (44 Celsius) on July 14, 1936.

Since 1951 the temperature extremes were observed at Rockford International Airport. Before then, the weather station was in downtown Rockford.

Highest Rockford temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
97 May 27, 2018 36
94 June 12, 2017 + 34
94 July 24, 2016 + 34
92 August 15, 2015 33
91 May 31, 2014 33
96 September 10, 2013 + 36
105 July 07, 2012 41
100 July 20, 2011 + 38
93 May 24, 2010 34
Highest temperature recorded at Rockford each year
Max °F Date Max °C
93 June 23, 2009 34
93 September 02, 2008 34
93 July 08, 2007 + 34
96 July 31, 2006 + 36
99 July 24, 2005 37
90 June 08, 2004 32
98 August 21, 2003 37
98 July 21, 2002 37
96 July 31, 2001 + 36
94 September 01, 2000 34
97 July 30, 1999 36
91 September 06, 1998 + 33
95 July 26, 1997 35
94 June 29, 1996 34
98 July 13, 1995 37
99 June 18, 1994 37
92 August 26, 1993 33
93 June 13, 1992 34
99 August 02, 1991 37
95 September 06, 1990 + 35
100 July 10, 1989 38
104 August 16, 1988 40
98 June 14, 1987 37
94 July 19, 1986 + 34
96 June 08, 1985 36
96 August 29, 1984 36
99 August 19, 1983 37
94 August 03, 1982 34
95 July 12, 1981 35
99 July 07, 1980 37
92 August 07, 1979 33
95 September 08, 1978 35
98 July 14, 1977 37
97 July 14, 1976 + 36
95 May 19, 1975 35
97 July 13, 1974 36
94 August 27, 1973 34
94 June 03, 1972 34
98 June 28, 1971 37
95 July 02, 1970 35
92 July 04, 1969 33
93 August 06, 1968 34
91 July 24, 1967 + 33
98 July 18, 1966 + 37
99 July 23, 1965 37
93 August 03, 1964 + 34
98 July 01, 1963 37
93 August 23, 1962 34
94 June 29, 1961 34
95 September 07, 1960 35
95 September 07, 1959 35
95 August 30, 1958 35
97 August 31, 1957 36
100 July 01, 1956 38
103 July 27, 1955 39
99 June 25, 1954 37
102 September 01, 1953 39
97 June 28, 1952 36
93 July 27, 1951 34
93 August 16, 1950 34
97 July 03, 1949 + 36
100 August 24, 1948 38
1947
1946
96 July 31, 1945 + 36
98 August 10, 1944 37
95 July 26, 1943 + 35
97 July 17, 1942 36
102 July 29, 1941 39
104 July 25, 1940 40
103 September 07, 1939 39
95 August 10, 1938 + 35
102 August 16, 1937 39
112 July 14, 1936 44
100 July 30, 1935 38
107 July 24, 1934 42
103 June 27, 1933 39
100 July 15, 1932 38
103 June 29, 1931 39
102 July 20, 1930 39
96 July 30, 1929 36
95 August 16, 1928 + 35
99 September 15, 1927 + 37
97 July 21, 1926 36
101 September 04, 1925 38
94 August 21, 1924 34
100 June 24, 1923 38
102 September 06, 1922 39
104 July 13, 1921 + 40
1920
98 August 04, 1919 + 37
1918
1917
105 July 31, 1916 41
90 April 29, 1915 32
99 August 09, 1914 37
101 July 31, 1913 38
94 July 06, 1912 34
102 July 06, 1911 39
99 July 02, 1910 37
97 July 30, 1909 36
94 August 04, 1908 + 34
93 August 12, 1907 34
95 July 29, 1906 35
Reference

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

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