Kansas City - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Kansas City, Missouri. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Kansas City rose above 105 °F? What was the highest temperature in Kansas City 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 Kansas City 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 1893. The highest temperature measured during that time was 113 degrees Fahrenheit (45 Celsius) on August 14, 1936.

Since 1973 the temperature extremes were observed at Kansas City International Airport. From 1934 to 1971 the data were gathered at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport. Before then, the weather station was in downtown Kansas City.

Highest Kansas City temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
100 July 12, 2018 38
98 July 22, 2017 + 37
99 June 22, 2016 37
96 July 14, 2015 36
97 August 23, 2014 36
100 September 08, 2013 38
106 July 25, 2012 + 41
107 August 02, 2011 42
103 August 13, 2010 39
Highest temperature recorded at Kansas City each year
Max °F Date Max °C
97 August 08, 2009 + 36
97 August 04, 2008 + 36
102 August 15, 2007 39
104 August 06, 2006 + 40
99 August 03, 2005 + 37
95 August 03, 2004 + 35
106 August 21, 2003 41
103 July 26, 2002 39
100 August 21, 2001 38
106 September 02, 2000 41
103 July 30, 1999 + 39
98 July 21, 1998 + 37
98 July 27, 1997 + 37
97 July 19, 1996 + 36
99 July 11, 1995 37
97 August 12, 1994 36
98 July 31, 1993 37
93 August 08, 1992 34
103 August 02, 1991 39
102 September 01, 1990 39
99 July 07, 1989 37
105 August 08, 1988 41
104 August 03, 1987 + 40
97 July 30, 1986 36
98 July 13, 1985 37
109 August 29, 1984 43
105 August 17, 1983 41
101 August 03, 1982 38
96 July 12, 1981 + 36
106 July 30, 1980 + 41
94 August 07, 1979 + 34
100 July 05, 1978 + 38
97 June 10, 1977 + 36
104 August 10, 1976 40
103 August 11, 1975 39
107 July 21, 1974 42
97 August 25, 1973 36
1972
100 August 23, 1971 38
106 July 31, 1970 41
99 July 13, 1969 37
98 August 07, 1968 37
99 July 24, 1967 37
102 July 18, 1966 39
97 July 23, 1965 36
104 August 03, 1964 + 40
101 August 05, 1963 + 38
103 August 19, 1962 39
95 July 18, 1961 35
100 August 05, 1960 + 38
100 August 04, 1959 38
102 August 29, 1958 39
103 July 28, 1957 39
104 August 16, 1956 40
102 July 30, 1955 + 39
112 July 13, 1954 44
104 June 18, 1953 + 40
103 July 27, 1952 + 39
100 August 06, 1951 38
97 June 25, 1950 36
100 July 01, 1949 38
100 August 22, 1948 38
109 September 03, 1947 43
104 July 23, 1946 + 40
100 August 02, 1945 + 38
101 August 04, 1944 + 38
103 July 23, 1943 39
100 July 31, 1942 38
103 July 23, 1941 39
102 July 29, 1940 + 39
107 September 03, 1939 42
103 August 10, 1938 39
104 August 03, 1937 40
113 August 14, 1936 45
104 August 11, 1935 + 40
111 August 10, 1934 44
103 July 01, 1933 39
98 July 15, 1932 37
102 September 05, 1931 + 39
107 August 03, 1930 42
100 August 02, 1929 + 38
95 July 05, 1928 + 35
95 July 06, 1927 35
103 August 09, 1926 39
103 August 18, 1925 39
97 July 16, 1924 36
99 August 07, 1923 37
102 August 24, 1922 39
96 August 23, 1921 + 36
98 July 23, 1920 37
100 August 06, 1919 38
108 August 03, 1918 42
102 June 30, 1917 39
100 July 16, 1916 38
90 July 14, 1915 + 32
101 July 16, 1914 38
103 August 12, 1913 + 39
98 August 28, 1912 37
104 August 09, 1911 + 40
103 July 26, 1910 39
100 August 17, 1909 + 38
94 August 16, 1908 + 34
98 July 25, 1907 + 37
94 September 09, 1906 34
95 August 16, 1905 + 35
97 August 15, 1904 36
97 July 10, 1903 36
96 August 17, 1902 + 36
106 July 24, 1901 + 41
98 August 21, 1900 37
100 August 23, 1899 38
96 August 23, 1898 + 36
102 August 01, 1897 + 39
103 August 08, 1896 39
96 September 17, 1895 36
100 August 13, 1894 + 38
101 September 13, 1893 38
Reference

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

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