Las Vegas - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Las Vegas, Nevada. When was the hottest day of 2018? What was the highest temperature in Las Vegas 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 Las Vegas 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 1931, with a few years missing data. The highest temperature measured during that time was 118 degrees Fahrenheit (48 Celsius) on July 26, 1931.

Since 1949 the temperature extremes were observed at McCarran International Airport. Before then, the weather station was at downtown Las Vegas.

Highest Las Vegas temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
115 July 25, 2018 46
117 June 20, 2017 47
115 July 28, 2016 + 46
113 June 27, 2015 + 45
112 July 23, 2014 + 44
117 June 30, 2013 47
114 July 11, 2012 + 46
112 August 24, 2011 44
113 July 18, 2010 + 45
Highest temperature recorded at Las Vegas each year
Max °F Date Max °C
113 July 18, 2009 45
111 July 08, 2008 + 44
116 July 05, 2007 47
113 July 15, 2006 45
117 July 19, 2005 47
112 August 11, 2004 + 44
115 July 11, 2003 46
113 July 13, 2002 45
113 July 02, 2001 45
113 June 15, 2000 45
112 July 01, 1999 + 44
116 July 16, 1998 47
110 July 16, 1997 43
113 July 24, 1996 45
115 July 29, 1995 46
115 June 30, 1994 + 46
114 August 02, 1993 46
111 August 19, 1992 + 44
112 July 05, 1991 + 44
112 July 01, 1990 44
115 July 19, 1989 + 46
112 July 17, 1988 44
111 July 14, 1987 44
111 August 04, 1986 + 44
116 July 05, 1985 47
112 July 06, 1984 + 44
110 July 06, 1983 + 43
109 July 31, 1982 + 43
112 July 05, 1981 + 44
114 July 28, 1980 46
116 August 03, 1979 + 47
115 July 31, 1978 46
115 August 02, 1977 + 46
109 August 30, 1976 + 43
113 July 24, 1975 45
112 June 13, 1974 44
116 July 05, 1973 47
116 July 14, 1972 + 47
113 July 28, 1971 + 45
115 June 25, 1970 46
113 August 05, 1969 + 45
111 June 27, 1968 + 44
114 July 03, 1967 46
111 August 08, 1966 + 44
109 August 07, 1965 + 43
110 July 29, 1964 + 43
110 July 23, 1963 + 43
112 August 13, 1962 44
113 July 10, 1961 + 45
113 July 17, 1960 + 45
116 July 11, 1959 47
114 July 12, 1958 46
113 June 25, 1957 45
114 June 28, 1956 + 46
111 June 08, 1955 44
115 June 22, 1954 46
113 July 23, 1953 45
111 August 03, 1952 44
112 June 28, 1951 44
115 July 02, 1950 + 46
114 July 15, 1949 46
109 September 03, 1948 43
107 July 18, 1947 42
110 August 02, 1946 43
110 July 27, 1945 + 43
113 June 30, 1944 45
114 July 27, 1943 + 46
1942
112 July 09, 1941 44
112 August 12, 1940 44
112 August 15, 1939 + 44
1938
115 August 13, 1937 + 46
1936
113 July 13, 1935 45
114 July 27, 1934 46
1933
116 July 07, 1932 47
118 July 26, 1931 48
Reference

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

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