Lincoln - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Lincoln, Nebraska. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Lincoln rose above 105 °F? What was the highest temperature in Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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 1903, with a few years missing data. The highest temperature measured during that time was 117 degrees Fahrenheit (47 Celsius) on July 25, 1936.

Since 1973 the temperature extremes were observed at Lincoln Airport. Before then, the weather station was at other locations within the city.

Highest Lincoln temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
101 June 15, 2018 38
100 July 21, 2017 38
101 June 15, 2016 38
100 July 24, 2015 38
102 July 21, 2014 39
100 September 09, 2013 + 38
105 July 22, 2012 41
104 August 01, 2011 40
100 August 12, 2010 38
Highest temperature recorded at Lincoln each year
Max °F Date Max °C
102 August 08, 2009 39
102 August 03, 2008 39
100 August 13, 2007 + 38
108 July 19, 2006 42
105 July 23, 2005 41
101 August 03, 2004 38
105 July 17, 2003 41
104 July 21, 2002 40
102 July 06, 2001 39
106 September 02, 2000 41
104 July 29, 1999 40
102 July 20, 1998 39
103 July 25, 1997 39
98 July 17, 1996 37
108 July 12, 1995 42
96 August 25, 1994 + 36
97 August 17, 1993 36
93 August 09, 1992 + 34
106 July 21, 1991 41
108 July 02, 1990 42
103 August 04, 1989 39
107 June 21, 1988 42
105 August 01, 1987 41
98 July 28, 1986 37
102 August 31, 1985 39
103 August 28, 1984 39
107 August 16, 1983 42
100 August 03, 1982 38
104 July 12, 1981 40
106 July 19, 1980 + 41
100 June 14, 1979 38
104 July 05, 1978 40
102 July 03, 1977 39
103 July 09, 1976 39
101 September 01, 1975 38
106 July 21, 1974 41
101 July 01, 1973 + 38
1972
102 July 07, 1971 + 39
103 July 02, 1970 39
101 July 13, 1969 + 38
99 June 29, 1968 + 37
100 May 24, 1967 38
105 July 12, 1966 41
99 August 12, 1965 37
106 August 03, 1964 41
99 August 03, 1963 + 37
99 August 20, 1962 37
103 July 01, 1961 39
1960
98 September 08, 1959 + 37
95 August 15, 1958 + 35
103 July 27, 1957 + 39
107 July 26, 1956 42
107 August 26, 1955 42
108 July 13, 1954 42
107 June 18, 1953 42
103 July 27, 1952 39
102 August 05, 1951 39
99 June 23, 1950 37
98 August 12, 1949 37
104 August 23, 1948 40
108 August 09, 1947 42
111 June 15, 1946 44
102 September 04, 1945 39
105 August 10, 1944 41
104 August 25, 1943 + 40
107 August 01, 1942 42
108 July 23, 1941 42
114 July 25, 1940 46
112 July 12, 1939 44
109 July 11, 1938 43
109 August 15, 1937 43
117 July 25, 1936 47
108 August 08, 1935 42
115 July 19, 1934 + 46
109 June 06, 1933 43
101 July 22, 1932 + 38
108 July 28, 1931 42
111 August 03, 1930 + 44
104 August 21, 1929 40
100 July 07, 1928 + 38
100 July 06, 1927 38
106 August 26, 1926 41
103 July 08, 1925 39
101 August 26, 1924 + 38
100 July 10, 1923 38
108 September 01, 1922 42
103 August 22, 1921 39
100 July 21, 1920 38
104 July 27, 1919 + 40
113 August 04, 1918 45
1917
102 August 04, 1916 + 39
95 July 15, 1915 + 35
103 July 12, 1914 39
1913
103 July 09, 1912 39
108 July 05, 1911 42
105 July 27, 1910 + 41
104 August 16, 1909 40
99 September 05, 1908 37
99 July 05, 1907 37
98 August 16, 1906 37
99 July 16, 1905 37
98 August 15, 1904 + 37
100 July 09, 1903 38
Reference

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

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