Columbus - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Columbus, Ohio. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Columbus rose above 100 °F? What was the highest temperature in Columbus 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 Columbus 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 1894, with just a few years missing data.The highest temperature measured during that time was 107 degrees Fahrenheit (42 Celsius) on July 14, 1936.

Since 1948 the temperature extremes were observed at John Glenn Columbus International Airport. Before then, the weather station was near downtown Columbus.

Highest Columbus temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
94 July 05, 2018 + 34
93 June 16, 2017 + 34
95 June 11, 2016 35
93 June 12, 2015 34
94 June 18, 2014 34
95 September 10, 2013 35
101 July 07, 2012 + 38
97 September 03, 2011 + 36
94 September 02, 2010 + 34
Highest temperature recorded at Columbus each year
Max °F Date Max °C
93 June 25, 2009 34
93 September 03, 2008 34
97 August 09, 2007 36
95 August 01, 2006 35
97 August 13, 2005 + 36
90 July 06, 2004 + 32
92 July 04, 2003 33
96 July 22, 2002 + 36
93 August 09, 2001 + 34
91 June 11, 2000 33
100 July 31, 1999 38
97 September 06, 1998 36
94 July 27, 1997 34
95 June 30, 1996 35
97 July 15, 1995 + 36
98 June 19, 1994 + 37
96 August 26, 1993 36
91 August 10, 1992 33
99 August 02, 1991 37
96 July 09, 1990 36
94 July 11, 1989 34
101 June 25, 1988 38
95 August 02, 1987 35
92 July 25, 1986 + 33
92 September 08, 1985 + 33
93 September 02, 1984 + 34
101 August 20, 1983 38
91 July 26, 1982 + 33
93 July 13, 1981 + 34
97 July 20, 1980 + 36
90 August 07, 1979 32
96 July 22, 1978 36
96 July 06, 1977 36
94 July 15, 1976 34
96 August 02, 1975 + 36
93 July 19, 1974 34
94 August 28, 1973 34
92 July 23, 1972 33
94 June 28, 1971 34
95 July 01, 1970 + 35
92 July 18, 1969 + 33
95 July 18, 1968 + 35
92 June 15, 1967 + 33
97 July 03, 1966 + 36
97 July 24, 1965 36
98 August 02, 1964 37
97 August 03, 1963 36
96 August 20, 1962 36
94 July 01, 1961 34
93 September 08, 1960 + 34
99 August 25, 1959 37
93 July 04, 1958 34
98 July 20, 1957 37
96 August 05, 1956 + 36
100 August 03, 1955 + 38
104 July 14, 1954 40
100 September 02, 1953 + 38
100 July 28, 1952 + 38
98 August 31, 1951 37
94 June 26, 1950 34
96 July 04, 1949 36
100 August 27, 1948 38
95 August 04, 1947 35
94 July 18, 1946 + 34
94 August 31, 1945 34
98 August 10, 1944 + 37
95 September 01, 1943 35
1942
100 July 26, 1941 38
99 July 29, 1940 37
100 September 14, 1939 + 38
93 August 10, 1938 + 34
93 August 20, 1937 + 34
107 July 14, 1936 42
94 August 02, 1935 + 34
106 July 21, 1934 41
101 July 23, 1933 38
98 September 01, 1932 37
99 July 16, 1931 37
102 July 20, 1930 39
91 September 03, 1929 + 33
92 August 28, 1928 + 33
95 July 01, 1927 35
100 July 21, 1926 38
98 September 03, 1925 + 37
98 August 31, 1924 37
94 June 22, 1923 + 34
94 August 18, 1922 + 34
98 July 04, 1921 37
93 June 10, 1920 34
98 July 04, 1919 37
103 August 06, 1918 39
93 August 05, 1917 + 34
98 August 20, 1916 + 37
90 July 31, 1915 + 32
99 July 12, 1914 37
1913
93 September 10, 1912 + 34
102 July 04, 1911 39
96 August 15, 1910 36
92 August 08, 1909 33
96 July 12, 1908 36
90 August 12, 1907 + 32
94 June 29, 1906 34
93 July 17, 1905 34
92 July 31, 1904 33
95 August 25, 1903 35
94 June 13, 1902 + 34
103 July 22, 1901 39
96 August 10, 1900 36
99 September 07, 1899 + 37
1898
98 July 05, 1897 37
95 July 26, 1896 35
99 June 03, 1895 37
98 August 09, 1894 + 37
Reference

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

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