Louisville - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Louisville, Kentucky. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Louisville rose above 100 °F? What was the highest temperature in Louisville 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 Louisville 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 Louisville International Airport and go back to 1948. The highest temperature measured during that time was 106 degrees Fahrenheit (41 Celsius) on July 7, 2012 and July 30, 1999.

Highest Louisville temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
98 July 05, 2018 37
97 July 22, 2017 + 36
96 August 28, 2016 36
95 September 05, 2015 + 35
97 July 13, 2014 36
96 August 28, 2013 36
106 July 07, 2012 41
102 September 03, 2011 39
102 August 04, 2010 39
Highest temperature recorded at Louisville each year
Max °F Date Max °C
92 June 26, 2009 + 33
97 September 01, 2008 + 36
105 August 16, 2007 41
95 August 10, 2006 + 35
98 July 25, 2005 37
93 July 22, 2004 34
93 August 27, 2003 + 34
101 August 04, 2002 38
96 July 08, 2001 36
96 August 17, 2000 + 36
106 July 30, 1999 41
97 September 06, 1998 36
98 July 26, 1997 37
94 July 01, 1996 + 34
96 August 31, 1995 + 36
98 July 05, 1994 + 37
97 August 29, 1993 + 36
94 July 13, 1992 34
100 August 03, 1991 38
99 September 07, 1990 + 37
94 July 11, 1989 34
103 July 09, 1988 + 39
99 August 22, 1987 37
96 July 18, 1986 36
96 July 14, 1985 36
94 July 10, 1984 34
102 July 23, 1983 + 39
94 August 04, 1982 34
95 August 04, 1981 + 35
101 July 16, 1980 + 38
95 August 08, 1979 35
98 August 25, 1978 + 37
97 July 15, 1977 36
96 July 24, 1976 + 36
94 September 03, 1975 + 34
91 July 03, 1974 33
94 September 04, 1973 + 34
94 August 19, 1972 + 34
97 June 27, 1971 36
97 July 02, 1970 36
94 July 05, 1969 34
96 August 24, 1968 36
93 July 25, 1967 34
101 July 13, 1966 38
97 July 24, 1965 36
101 August 03, 1964 38
95 August 03, 1963 35
101 August 20, 1962 38
94 August 01, 1961 + 34
94 September 05, 1960 + 34
100 August 26, 1959 + 38
97 July 04, 1958 36
96 August 30, 1957 36
96 August 05, 1956 + 36
98 August 03, 1955 37
105 July 14, 1954 41
103 September 02, 1953 + 39
104 July 27, 1952 40
98 August 31, 1951 37
95 June 26, 1950 + 35
97 July 28, 1949 36
100 August 26, 1948 + 38
Reference

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

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