Cincinnati - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Cincinnati, Ohio. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Cincinnati rose above 100 °F? What was the highest temperature in Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati 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 1916. The highest temperature measured during that time was 108 degrees Fahrenheit (42 Celsius) on July 22, 1934 and earlier that year.

Since 1949 the temperature extremes were observed at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. Before then, the weather station was near downtown Cincinnati.

Highest Cincinnati temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
96 July 04, 2018 36
91 August 16, 2017 33
94 July 24, 2016 34
93 September 04, 2015 34
92 August 27, 2014 33
95 August 28, 2013 35
104 July 07, 2012 + 40
100 September 03, 2011 38
99 August 04, 2010 37
Highest temperature recorded at Cincinnati each year
Max °F Date Max °C
91 August 27, 2009 + 33
95 September 03, 2008 + 35
101 August 24, 2007 + 38
94 July 19, 2006 + 34
97 August 13, 2005 + 36
90 August 28, 2004 + 32
91 July 08, 2003 33
97 August 04, 2002 + 36
91 August 08, 2001 + 33
90 September 02, 2000 + 32
101 July 30, 1999 38
95 September 14, 1998 35
98 July 27, 1997 37
93 August 21, 1996 34
97 July 14, 1995 36
96 June 21, 1994 + 36
99 July 28, 1993 37
90 July 09, 1992 32
99 August 03, 1991 37
96 July 09, 1990 36
95 July 11, 1989 35
103 July 09, 1988 39
97 August 22, 1987 36
94 July 25, 1986 34
92 September 09, 1985 + 33
94 September 02, 1984 34
101 August 20, 1983 + 38
93 July 17, 1982 34
97 July 13, 1981 36
97 July 08, 1980 36
92 August 08, 1979 33
94 July 22, 1978 + 34
94 July 20, 1977 + 34
95 June 14, 1976 35
94 August 13, 1975 + 34
91 July 09, 1974 + 33
92 August 30, 1973 33
96 July 23, 1972 36
97 June 27, 1971 36
100 July 02, 1970 38
95 July 05, 1969 35
94 August 24, 1968 + 34
93 June 16, 1967 + 34
97 July 13, 1966 + 36
99 July 24, 1965 37
101 August 03, 1964 38
98 August 03, 1963 37
102 August 20, 1962 39
94 July 31, 1961 + 34
95 September 08, 1960 35
97 August 25, 1959 36
91 September 05, 1958 + 33
97 July 19, 1957 + 36
95 July 27, 1956 35
98 August 02, 1955 37
103 July 14, 1954 39
102 September 02, 1953 + 39
99 July 27, 1952 37
98 August 31, 1951 37
92 August 17, 1950 + 33
97 July 04, 1949 36
101 August 27, 1948 38
98 August 06, 1947 37
98 July 19, 1946 37
97 August 31, 1945 + 36
102 June 28, 1944 + 39
100 September 01, 1943 38
95 July 17, 1942 35
99 August 11, 1941 + 37
101 July 30, 1940 38
101 September 08, 1939 38
94 July 11, 1938 34
95 May 31, 1937 35
106 July 14, 1936 41
99 July 31, 1935 37
108 July 22, 1934 + 42
101 July 22, 1933 38
97 July 21, 1932 + 36
99 July 16, 1931 + 37
103 July 28, 1930 39
92 September 02, 1929 33
93 August 10, 1928 + 34
96 September 15, 1927 36
96 July 21, 1926 36
98 September 09, 1925 + 37
96 August 05, 1924 36
95 August 12, 1923 + 35
97 August 17, 1922 36
98 July 05, 1921 37
94 July 23, 1920 34
95 September 09, 1919 + 35
101 August 06, 1918 38
94 July 31, 1917 34
98 July 27, 1916 37
Reference

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

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