Springfield - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Springfield, Illinois. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Springfield rose above 102 °F? What was the highest temperature in Springfield 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 Springfield 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 were observed at Springfield's Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport and go back to 1901. The highest temperature measured during that time was 112 degrees Fahrenheit (44 Celsius) on July 14, 1954.

Highest Springfield temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
98 May 28, 2018 37
96 September 22, 2017 + 36
95 June 25, 2016 + 35
96 September 06, 2015 + 36
96 August 25, 2014 36
95 August 30, 2013 + 35
104 July 07, 2012 + 40
102 September 01, 2011 39
98 August 13, 2010 37
Highest temperature recorded at Springfield each year
Max °F Date Max °C
96 June 23, 2009 36
93 August 04, 2008 + 34
99 August 12, 2007 37
98 August 02, 2006 + 37
98 July 24, 2005 37
92 July 13, 2004 33
96 August 26, 2003 + 36
95 July 21, 2002 35
96 July 23, 2001 + 36
96 September 01, 2000 + 36
97 July 30, 1999 + 36
95 July 21, 1998 35
96 July 26, 1997 + 36
94 June 29, 1996 + 34
102 July 13, 1995 39
98 June 19, 1994 37
94 August 26, 1993 34
95 August 09, 1992 35
96 August 02, 1991 36
97 September 06, 1990 + 36
96 July 07, 1989 36
102 August 16, 1988 39
100 August 03, 1987 + 38
93 August 26, 1986 + 34
95 July 13, 1985 35
101 September 01, 1984 38
102 July 23, 1983 + 39
98 August 03, 1982 37
96 July 13, 1981 + 36
101 July 20, 1980 + 38
97 June 19, 1979 36
97 July 01, 1978 + 36
100 June 05, 1977 38
99 July 14, 1976 37
96 August 23, 1975 36
101 July 18, 1974 38
96 August 27, 1973 + 36
96 July 23, 1972 + 36
100 June 26, 1971 + 38
100 July 02, 1970 + 38
97 June 07, 1969 36
96 August 23, 1968 + 36
95 May 25, 1967 35
106 July 13, 1966 + 41
96 July 23, 1965 36
103 August 03, 1964 39
99 June 09, 1963 + 37
98 August 20, 1962 37
95 June 29, 1961 35
99 September 06, 1960 37
97 June 29, 1959 36
95 June 08, 1958 35
96 July 07, 1957 36
97 July 27, 1956 + 36
98 July 28, 1955 37
112 July 14, 1954 44
102 June 20, 1953 39
100 June 29, 1952 38
95 August 30, 1951 35
94 June 25, 1950 34
98 July 01, 1949 37
94 September 19, 1948 + 34
102 August 06, 1947 + 39
99 July 19, 1946 37
99 July 24, 1945 37
100 August 11, 1944 + 38
100 August 24, 1943 38
98 August 01, 1942 + 37
102 July 29, 1941 39
102 July 25, 1940 39
101 July 13, 1939 + 38
100 August 10, 1938 + 38
100 June 25, 1937 + 38
110 July 14, 1936 43
100 August 06, 1935 + 38
108 August 09, 1934 + 42
101 July 01, 1933 + 38
100 July 20, 1932 + 38
102 July 01, 1931 + 39
104 July 28, 1930 + 40
95 August 22, 1929 35
95 July 07, 1928 + 35
96 July 01, 1927 + 36
99 August 11, 1926 37
102 July 02, 1925 39
98 August 05, 1924 37
99 June 23, 1923 37
100 August 24, 1922 38
100 July 13, 1921 38
100 July 23, 1920 38
100 July 31, 1919 38
106 August 04, 1918 41
98 July 31, 1917 + 37
102 July 29, 1916 39
92 July 15, 1915 + 33
104 July 16, 1914 40
103 July 29, 1913 39
97 July 24, 1912 36
101 July 04, 1911 + 38
96 July 25, 1910 + 36
96 August 15, 1909 + 36
97 August 16, 1908 36
97 July 05, 1907 36
96 July 22, 1906 36
97 June 18, 1905 36
91 July 16, 1904 33
97 July 09, 1903 36
94 July 17, 1902 + 34
107 July 22, 1901 42
Reference

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

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