Buffalo - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Buffalo, New York. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Buffalo rose above 95 °F? What was the highest temperature in Buffalo 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 Buffalo and the date that it happened. A date with a plus sign beside it means it was that hot on at least one other day earlier that year.

These records go back to 1874. The highest temperature recorded during this time was 99 degrees Fahrenheit (37 Celsius) on August 27, 1948.

Since 1940 the temperature extremes were measured at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. Before then, the weather station was in downtown Buffalo.

Highest Buffalo temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
93 July 04, 2018 34
91 September 25, 2017 33
92 August 13, 2016 + 33
91 July 29, 2015 33
89 June 28, 2014 32
92 July 16, 2013 33
96 August 04, 2012 36
95 July 22, 2011 35
92 July 08, 2010 33
Highest temperature recorded at Buffalo each year
Max °F Date Max °C
88 August 17, 2009 31
89 June 09, 2008 32
93 August 01, 2007 34
92 June 18, 2006 33
95 June 27, 2005 35
88 July 04, 2004 31
87 June 26, 2003 31
91 September 09, 2002 + 33
93 August 05, 2001 34
88 September 01, 2000 + 31
91 June 27, 1999 33
89 August 08, 1998 32
87 July 14, 1997 31
87 August 15, 1996 + 31
97 July 15, 1995 36
95 June 18, 1994 35
95 July 05, 1993 35
90 June 17, 1992 32
90 May 23, 1991 32
94 April 28, 1990 34
90 July 25, 1989 + 32
97 July 06, 1988 36
92 August 15, 1987 + 33
89 July 25, 1986 32
91 July 25, 1985 33
89 June 08, 1984 32
90 July 17, 1983 + 32
93 July 16, 1982 34
86 July 19, 1981 + 30
89 July 21, 1980 + 32
90 July 20, 1979 + 32
91 July 20, 1978 + 33
91 July 18, 1977 33
89 June 14, 1976 + 32
92 August 02, 1975 + 33
90 July 04, 1974 32
90 September 04, 1973 + 32
88 July 18, 1972 + 31
89 June 29, 1971 + 32
88 September 24, 1970 31
92 June 27, 1969 33
94 July 18, 1968 34
91 June 21, 1967 33
94 July 02, 1966 34
90 August 07, 1965 32
93 July 28, 1964 34
94 June 30, 1963 34
93 August 31, 1962 34
89 September 14, 1961 + 32
92 July 26, 1960 33
95 September 09, 1959 35
90 July 27, 1958 32
95 June 18, 1957 35
90 July 01, 1956 + 32
94 July 29, 1955 34
90 June 15, 1954 + 32
98 September 03, 1953 37
93 August 27, 1952 + 34
92 August 31, 1951 33
91 July 09, 1950 33
94 July 03, 1949 34
99 August 27, 1948 37
94 August 06, 1947 34
96 July 09, 1946 36
93 September 06, 1945 + 34
96 August 02, 1944 36
92 September 01, 1943 33
91 June 10, 1942 33
95 July 27, 1941 35
94 August 10, 1940 34
91 July 07, 1939 33
90 August 16, 1938 32
88 August 30, 1937 + 31
96 July 12, 1936 36
92 August 16, 1935 33
93 August 08, 1934 34
97 June 29, 1933 36
89 June 20, 1932 32
91 July 02, 1931 33
88 July 26, 1930 31
88 June 24, 1929 31
91 August 15, 1928 33
92 October 02, 1927 33
85 August 06, 1926 29
89 August 17, 1925 32
88 July 21, 1924 31
91 August 06, 1923 33
91 July 12, 1922 33
88 July 11, 1921 31
84 September 26, 1920 + 29
94 June 03, 1919 34
90 July 24, 1918 32
93 July 25, 1917 34
92 July 19, 1916 33
90 June 18, 1915 32
95 August 09, 1914 35
93 July 31, 1913 34
91 July 06, 1912 33
95 July 05, 1911 35
88 July 06, 1910 31
88 August 07, 1909 + 31
88 July 29, 1908 31
87 July 19, 1907 31
88 September 12, 1906 31
88 July 04, 1905 31
84 September 02, 1904 + 29
89 September 12, 1903 32
85 July 31, 1902 29
91 July 14, 1901 33
95 September 01, 1900 35
91 July 24, 1899 33
90 July 24, 1898 32
95 July 10, 1897 35
86 July 29, 1896 30
93 June 04, 1895 34
89 July 17, 1894 + 32
90 August 09, 1893 32
88 May 31, 1892 31
90 July 22, 1891 32
89 July 01, 1890 + 32
89 May 18, 1889 32
86 June 20, 1888 + 30
94 August 04, 1887 34
87 July 04, 1886 31
87 July 06, 1885 31
88 September 10, 1884 + 31
84 August 22, 1883 29
85 September 02, 1882 + 29
91 August 28, 1881 33
85 September 02, 1880 + 29
89 June 25, 1879 32
92 June 30, 1878 33
89 August 01, 1877 32
88 July 19, 1876 + 31
85 June 01, 1875 + 29
87 August 11, 1874 31
Reference

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

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