Columbia - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Columbia, Missouri. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Columbia rose above 110 °F? What was the highest temperature in Columbia 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 Columbia 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 go back to 1890, with just a few years missing data.The highest temperature measured during that time was 113 degrees Fahrenheit (45 Celsius) on July 14, 1954 and earlier in 1954.

Since 1970 the temperature extremes were observed at Columbia Regional Airport. From 1948 to 1968 the weather station was at Columbia Metropolitan Airport and before then near Downtown Columbia.

Highest Columbia temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
100 August 06, 2018 38
103 July 22, 2017 39
99 June 15, 2016 37
94 July 14, 2015 + 34
2014
100 August 31, 2013 + 38
107 June 28, 2012 42
108 August 02, 2011 42
97 August 13, 2010 + 36
Highest temperature recorded at Columbia each year
Max °F Date Max °C
95 June 27, 2009 + 35
95 August 04, 2008 + 35
105 August 15, 2007 41
103 August 06, 2006 + 39
105 July 24, 2005 + 41
94 July 13, 2004 34
105 August 21, 2003 41
99 August 03, 2002 37
98 August 22, 2001 + 37
98 August 17, 2000 37
105 August 12, 1999 41
96 September 05, 1998 + 36
100 July 26, 1997 38
99 July 19, 1996 37
98 August 18, 1995 + 37
97 August 27, 1994 + 36
95 August 18, 1993 35
95 July 02, 1992 35
104 August 02, 1991 40
98 September 06, 1990 + 37
95 July 10, 1989 35
103 June 24, 1988 39
104 August 02, 1987 40
99 July 19, 1986 37
96 September 01, 1985 + 36
110 August 29, 1984 43
103 August 27, 1983 + 39
99 August 03, 1982 37
94 July 13, 1981 + 34
111 July 30, 1980 44
96 August 06, 1979 + 36
101 August 24, 1978 38
99 August 07, 1977 37
98 July 26, 1976 37
99 August 11, 1975 37
100 July 28, 1974 + 38
98 August 25, 1973 37
99 August 20, 1972 + 37
101 September 14, 1971 38
103 July 31, 1970 39
1969
95 August 23, 1968 35
97 July 23, 1967 36
102 July 14, 1966 39
95 August 26, 1965 + 35
103 August 03, 1964 39
98 August 08, 1963 + 37
103 August 19, 1962 39
94 September 02, 1961 34
100 September 01, 1960 38
97 September 07, 1959 + 36
97 August 29, 1958 36
101 August 15, 1957 38
101 August 08, 1956 + 38
100 July 28, 1955 38
113 July 14, 1954 + 45
102 June 19, 1953 39
105 July 27, 1952 + 41
97 August 29, 1951 36
94 June 25, 1950 34
96 July 02, 1949 36
97 August 23, 1948 + 36
104 August 30, 1947 + 40
104 July 23, 1946 40
99 August 05, 1945 + 37
100 June 28, 1944 + 38
102 August 24, 1943 39
99 July 31, 1942 37
102 July 29, 1941 39
101 August 02, 1940 + 38
103 September 03, 1939 39
101 August 10, 1938 38
1937
111 July 15, 1936 44
100 August 11, 1935 38
111 July 25, 1934 44
100 July 01, 1933 38
100 July 22, 1932 38
102 July 29, 1931 + 39
108 July 28, 1930 42
100 August 02, 1929 38
94 July 19, 1928 + 34
96 September 17, 1927 36
101 August 10, 1926 38
101 September 06, 1925 38
95 August 20, 1924 35
97 August 11, 1923 36
100 September 01, 1922 38
98 July 27, 1921 37
98 July 23, 1920 37
102 August 06, 1919 39
108 August 04, 1918 42
102 July 31, 1917 + 39
100 August 12, 1916 + 38
93 July 30, 1915 34
100 July 16, 1914 38
105 August 07, 1913 41
98 September 08, 1912 + 37
105 August 09, 1911 + 41
98 August 24, 1910 37
98 August 17, 1909 + 37
97 August 15, 1908 36
96 August 10, 1907 + 36
95 August 04, 1906 + 35
100 June 18, 1905 38
94 August 13, 1904 + 34
95 July 17, 1903 + 35
94 July 16, 1902 + 34
111 July 12, 1901 44
100 August 21, 1900 38
103 September 06, 1899 + 39
99 August 30, 1898 + 37
102 September 03, 1897 + 39
104 August 07, 1896 40
98 September 17, 1895 + 37
105 August 11, 1894 + 41
104 September 14, 1893 40
97 July 19, 1892 36
96 September 22, 1891 + 36
104 July 14, 1890 + 40
Reference

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

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