Long Island - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Long Island, New York. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Long Island rose above 100 °F? What was the highest temperature in Long Island 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 Long Island 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 1938, with a few years missing data. The highest temperature measured during that time was 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 Celsius) on July 3, 1966.

Since 1964 the temperature extremes were observed at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma. Before then, the weather station was at nearby Patchogue.

Highest Long Island temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
95 July 01, 2018 35
93 July 21, 2017 + 34
97 August 14, 2016 36
94 July 20, 2015 34
89 June 18, 2014 32
95 July 18, 2013 35
95 July 07, 2012 + 35
100 July 22, 2011 38
101 July 06, 2010 38
Highest temperature recorded at Long Island each year
Max °F Date Max °C
91 August 10, 2009 33
95 June 09, 2008 35
93 August 08, 2007 34
98 August 03, 2006 + 37
95 August 03, 2005 35
87 June 18, 2004 + 31
93 June 27, 2003 + 34
96 July 29, 2002 + 36
100 August 09, 2001 38
92 July 10, 2000 33
102 July 05, 1999 39
96 July 22, 1998 36
96 July 15, 1997 36
98 May 20, 1996 37
97 July 15, 1995 36
96 June 19, 1994 36
98 July 10, 1993 37
92 July 09, 1992 + 33
101 July 21, 1991 38
94 July 05, 1990 34
93 August 05, 1989 34
95 July 30, 1988 + 35
95 May 30, 1987 35
95 July 07, 1986 35
91 September 04, 1985 33
92 June 08, 1984 33
95 July 16, 1983 35
91 July 26, 1982 33
95 July 09, 1981 35
94 August 09, 1980 34
89 July 28, 1979 32
93 July 22, 1978 34
96 July 20, 1977 36
90 July 28, 1976 + 32
100 August 02, 1975 38
94 June 10, 1974 34
96 August 30, 1973 36
94 July 23, 1972 34
92 July 07, 1971 33
90 August 16, 1970 + 32
95 May 29, 1969 35
93 July 01, 1968 34
89 July 12, 1967 32
104 July 03, 1966 40
92 June 29, 1965 33
96 July 01, 1964 36
98 July 01, 1963 37
90 June 17, 1962 + 32
91 September 02, 1961 + 33
90 August 08, 1960 32
1959
90 July 03, 1958 32
96 June 17, 1957 36
96 June 13, 1956 36
99 August 05, 1955 37
92 July 14, 1954 33
98 August 31, 1953 37
99 June 26, 1952 37
89 July 27, 1951 + 32
91 June 26, 1950 33
97 August 11, 1949 36
100 August 26, 1948 38
1947
88 July 07, 1946 31
1945
99 August 05, 1944 37
92 June 27, 1943 33
93 July 20, 1942 34
1941
91 July 27, 1940 33
93 August 01, 1939 34
92 August 15, 1938 33
Reference

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

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