Portland - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Portland, Oregon. How hot did it get in 2017? When was the last time thermometers in Portland rose above 104 °F? What was the highest temperature in Portland 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 Portland 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 were observed near downtown Portland and go back to 1875. The highest temperature measured during that time was 107 degrees Fahrenheit (42 Celsius) on August 10, 1981 plus earlier days that month, and on July 2, 1942.

Highest Portland temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
104 August 03, 2017 + 40
101 August 20, 2016 38
104 July 30, 2015 40
99 July 01, 2014 37
98 September 11, 2013 37
100 August 16, 2012 + 38
97 August 20, 2011 36
98 August 15, 2010 + 37
Highest temperature recorded at Portland each year
Max °F Date Max °C
105 July 29, 2009 + 41
102 August 14, 2008 39
103 July 10, 2007 39
105 July 22, 2006 41
97 August 05, 2005 36
103 July 24, 2004 39
101 July 30, 2003 38
103 August 14, 2002 39
99 August 09, 2001 37
98 June 27, 2000 37
93 September 19, 1999 + 34
102 July 28, 1998 39
95 July 04, 1997 35
100 July 13, 1996 38
99 July 17, 1995 37
103 July 20, 1994 39
97 August 04, 1993 + 36
101 August 11, 1992 + 38
100 July 23, 1991 38
101 August 11, 1990 38
93 June 24, 1989 34
105 September 02, 1988 41
102 August 31, 1987 39
100 August 26, 1986 38
101 July 19, 1985 38
100 July 24, 1984 38
100 May 28, 1983 38
100 June 18, 1982 38
107 August 10, 1981 + 42
101 July 21, 1980 38
104 July 16, 1979 40
101 August 08, 1978 + 38
105 August 17, 1977 41
92 July 15, 1976 33
95 July 26, 1975 35
96 September 24, 1974 36
99 July 28, 1973 37
102 August 07, 1972 39
99 August 11, 1971 + 37
102 July 15, 1970 39
96 June 17, 1969 36
98 July 31, 1968 37
105 August 28, 1967 41
95 August 21, 1966 + 35
103 July 31, 1965 39
93 August 24, 1964 34
94 May 20, 1963 34
93 July 26, 1962 34
105 July 12, 1961 41
99 August 08, 1960 + 37
98 July 31, 1959 37
104 July 27, 1958 40
94 September 14, 1957 34
106 July 19, 1956 41
97 June 09, 1955 36
86 May 17, 1954 30
96 August 14, 1953 36
101 August 03, 1952 + 38
97 June 29, 1951 36
97 August 17, 1950 36
95 August 01, 1949 35
94 September 09, 1948 34
93 May 26, 1947 34
103 July 20, 1946 39
98 August 05, 1945 37
102 September 05, 1944 + 39
92 September 24, 1943 + 33
107 July 02, 1942 42
103 July 15, 1941 39
99 August 17, 1940 37
100 August 02, 1939 38
101 July 21, 1938 + 38
97 September 14, 1937 36
97 August 28, 1936 36
105 July 13, 1935 41
95 September 03, 1934 + 35
102 August 15, 1933 39
95 August 05, 1932 + 35
101 July 19, 1931 38
97 September 02, 1930 36
95 August 10, 1929 35
99 July 25, 1928 + 37
101 July 23, 1927 38
104 July 10, 1926 40
101 June 25, 1925 38
99 July 24, 1924 37
95 September 07, 1923 + 35
95 July 02, 1922 35
90 August 07, 1921 32
98 August 12, 1920 37
100 July 14, 1919 38
1918
92 August 23, 1917 + 33
96 August 24, 1916 36
100 July 20, 1915 38
94 July 18, 1914 + 34
98 July 31, 1913 37
96 July 18, 1912 + 36
99 July 24, 1911 37
97 July 10, 1910 36
93 September 05, 1909 34
94 August 17, 1908 34
102 July 30, 1907 39
101 July 03, 1906 38
99 July 08, 1905 37
100 July 25, 1904 38
97 June 07, 1903 36
97 August 10, 1902 36
94 August 14, 1901 34
90 July 20, 1900 + 32
93 July 26, 1899 34
97 August 05, 1898 36
95 August 14, 1897 35
93 July 20, 1896 34
97 June 27, 1895 36
94 August 27, 1894 + 34
94 August 31, 1893 34
94 June 28, 1892 + 34
102 July 23, 1891 39
96 August 13, 1890 36
96 July 19, 1889 36
97 July 17, 1888 36
99 May 29, 1887 37
95 June 02, 1886 35
99 July 06, 1885 37
94 August 02, 1884 34
94 July 07, 1883 34
95 July 12, 1882 35
90 July 23, 1881 32
92 July 16, 1880 + 33
92 July 26, 1879 33
97 June 06, 1878 36
91 July 16, 1877 33
99 June 17, 1876 37
96 July 09, 1875 36
Reference

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

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