Charlotte - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Charlotte, North Carolina. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Charlotte rose above 100 °F? What was the highest temperature in Charlotte 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 Charlotte 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 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 Celsius) on July 1, 2012 and August 10, 2007 as well as other on days earlier in those years, and on September 6, 1954.

Since 1951 the temperature extremes were observed at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Before then, the weather station was in central Charlotte.

Highest Charlotte temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
98 July 03, 2018 37
96 July 23, 2017 + 36
99 July 27, 2016 37
100 June 26, 2015 + 38
96 July 14, 2014 36
93 August 29, 2013 34
104 July 01, 2012 + 40
101 July 30, 2011 38
101 July 25, 2010 + 38
Highest temperature recorded at Charlotte each year
Max °F Date Max °C
96 August 11, 2009 + 36
99 August 06, 2008 + 37
104 August 10, 2007 + 40
98 August 04, 2006 37
100 July 27, 2005 + 38
93 July 10, 2004 34
92 August 27, 2003 33
99 July 30, 2002 + 37
97 August 09, 2001 36
97 August 18, 2000 36
100 August 18, 1999 + 38
100 June 27, 1998 + 38
98 August 16, 1997 + 37
95 July 01, 1996 35
97 August 14, 1995 36
97 June 16, 1994 36
100 July 29, 1993 + 38
97 July 13, 1992 + 36
99 July 24, 1991 37
99 July 11, 1990 37
95 August 05, 1989 + 35
101 August 18, 1988 38
101 July 23, 1987 38
103 July 21, 1986 + 39
95 July 22, 1985 + 35
95 July 11, 1984 + 35
103 August 23, 1983 + 39
93 August 24, 1982 34
96 July 14, 1981 + 36
99 August 09, 1980 + 37
96 August 20, 1979 + 36
98 June 28, 1978 37
100 July 21, 1977 + 38
95 July 24, 1976 35
96 August 26, 1975 36
93 June 22, 1974 34
97 July 09, 1973 36
94 July 24, 1972 + 34
94 June 06, 1971 34
98 July 04, 1970 37
98 June 28, 1969 37
99 August 23, 1968 + 37
92 May 28, 1967 33
99 July 28, 1966 + 37
96 August 18, 1965 36
99 June 21, 1964 37
100 August 07, 1963 38
98 July 16, 1962 + 37
95 July 31, 1961 35
97 August 08, 1960 + 36
102 June 30, 1959 39
99 June 14, 1958 37
99 September 01, 1957 + 37
102 August 13, 1956 + 39
99 July 28, 1955 + 37
104 September 06, 1954 40
98 July 31, 1953 + 37
103 July 29, 1952 39
100 August 09, 1951 + 38
98 June 27, 1950 37
99 July 29, 1949 + 37
100 August 29, 1948 38
99 June 10, 1947 37
99 June 19, 1946 37
102 June 29, 1945 39
102 June 19, 1944 39
102 June 05, 1943 39
99 July 20, 1942 + 37
99 July 30, 1941 37
103 July 27, 1940 39
101 September 09, 1939 38
97 August 16, 1938 36
98 July 16, 1937 37
101 July 28, 1936 + 38
99 August 07, 1935 37
96 August 20, 1934 + 36
98 June 27, 1933 + 37
101 August 30, 1932 38
101 July 02, 1931 38
102 July 12, 1930 + 39
97 July 01, 1929 36
98 June 21, 1928 37
98 June 30, 1927 37
103 July 22, 1926 39
103 August 20, 1925 39
100 June 20, 1924 38
98 July 12, 1923 37
96 July 02, 1922 + 36
99 June 14, 1921 37
96 June 16, 1920 36
97 July 15, 1919 + 36
99 August 06, 1918 37
96 July 31, 1917 + 36
96 May 27, 1916 36
100 July 31, 1915 38
102 June 25, 1914 39
102 July 19, 1913 39
96 September 02, 1912 + 36
98 June 11, 1911 + 37
93 July 11, 1910 34
95 August 29, 1909 35
95 August 15, 1908 + 35
97 July 09, 1907 + 36
98 June 30, 1906 37
96 August 07, 1905 36
98 July 19, 1904 37
96 August 29, 1903 + 36
98 July 05, 1902 + 37
95 July 30, 1901 + 35
99 August 10, 1900 37
100 July 16, 1899 38
97 July 02, 1898 + 36
97 September 14, 1897 36
99 September 18, 1896 + 37
100 June 03, 1895 38
96 August 10, 1894 + 36
100 July 15, 1893 + 38
Reference

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

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