Rochester - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Rochester, New York. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Rochester rose to 100 °F? What was the highest temperature in Rochester 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 Rochester 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 temperature extremes were measured at the Greater Rochester International Airport and go back to 1926. The highest temperature recorded during that time there was 102 degrees Fahrenheit (39 Celsius) on July 10, 1936.

Highest Rochester temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
96 July 04, 2018 36
91 September 27, 2017 + 33
96 August 12, 2016 36
92 September 08, 2015 + 33
92 September 05, 2014 33
93 July 19, 2013 + 34
97 July 17, 2012 36
98 July 21, 2011 37
94 July 07, 2010 34
Highest temperature recorded at Rochester each year
Max °F Date Max °C
90 August 17, 2009 32
93 July 08, 2008 + 34
96 July 09, 2007 36
94 August 02, 2006 + 34
94 August 04, 2005 34
89 June 09, 2004 32
90 July 04, 2003 + 32
97 August 14, 2002 36
96 August 09, 2001 + 36
88 June 14, 2000 31
94 June 27, 1999 34
89 June 25, 1998 + 32
90 July 15, 1997 + 32
92 August 05, 1996 33
93 July 28, 1995 + 34
97 July 21, 1994 36
98 July 06, 1993 37
88 June 17, 1992 31
96 July 20, 1991 36
93 April 28, 1990 34
94 July 25, 1989 34
98 July 09, 1988 + 37
94 May 30, 1987 34
89 July 25, 1986 + 32
91 August 13, 1985 + 33
90 June 10, 1984 32
96 July 15, 1983 36
95 July 07, 1982 35
92 July 09, 1981 + 33
94 July 21, 1980 34
95 July 23, 1979 35
98 July 20, 1978 37
95 July 20, 1977 35
91 June 15, 1976 33
95 August 01, 1975 35
94 July 14, 1974 + 34
95 September 04, 1973 + 35
94 July 20, 1972 34
93 September 06, 1971 + 34
93 April 30, 1970 34
95 June 27, 1969 35
92 July 18, 1968 + 33
91 June 16, 1967 33
98 July 03, 1966 37
96 August 06, 1965 36
98 July 28, 1964 37
95 July 02, 1963 35
94 August 31, 1962 34
91 July 23, 1961 33
95 September 07, 1960 35
98 September 09, 1959 37
91 August 31, 1958 33
97 June 18, 1957 36
92 July 01, 1956 + 33
97 July 22, 1955 + 36
92 July 14, 1954 33
100 June 21, 1953 38
98 July 13, 1952 37
94 September 13, 1951 34
92 August 17, 1950 + 33
98 August 09, 1949 37
99 August 28, 1948 + 37
96 August 13, 1947 36
94 July 19, 1946 + 34
94 September 07, 1945 + 34
98 August 04, 1944 + 37
94 June 25, 1943 34
95 July 13, 1942 35
98 July 27, 1941 + 37
94 July 29, 1940 + 34
97 September 16, 1939 36
94 July 08, 1938 34
93 July 10, 1937 + 34
102 July 10, 1936 + 39
94 July 06, 1935 34
96 June 02, 1934 36
99 July 23, 1933 37
95 August 31, 1932 35
99 July 02, 1931 37
96 August 08, 1930 36
94 September 05, 1929 34
94 July 08, 1928 34
94 July 13, 1927 34
92 July 21, 1926 + 33
Reference

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

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