Pittsburgh - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Pittsburgh rose above 95 °F? What was the highest temperature in Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh 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 at Pittsburgh International Airport and go back to 1948. The highest temperature measured during that time was 103 degrees Fahrenheit (39 Celsius) on July 16, 1988.

Highest Pittsburgh temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
95 September 04, 2018 35
91 September 27, 2017 + 33
93 July 25, 2016 34
92 July 28, 2015 33
89 June 17, 2014 32
91 July 19, 2013 + 33
98 July 07, 2012 37
96 July 22, 2011 36
93 September 02, 2010 + 34
Highest temperature recorded at Pittsburgh each year
Max °F Date Max °C
90 August 17, 2009 + 32
91 June 09, 2008 33
92 August 24, 2007 + 33
91 August 03, 2006 + 33
94 August 13, 2005 + 34
87 June 09, 2004 31
88 August 21, 2003 + 31
95 August 04, 2002 + 35
92 August 07, 2001 + 33
89 June 14, 2000 32
95 July 31, 1999 35
91 August 07, 1998 33
91 July 27, 1997 + 33
90 June 30, 1996 + 32
100 July 15, 1995 38
97 June 19, 1994 + 36
98 August 26, 1993 37
89 July 14, 1992 32
95 August 29, 1991 + 35
94 July 09, 1990 34
94 July 25, 1989 + 34
103 July 16, 1988 39
94 July 23, 1987 + 34
91 July 20, 1986 + 33
92 August 13, 1985 33
91 June 13, 1984 33
94 August 20, 1983 34
89 September 13, 1982 + 32
91 July 09, 1981 33
98 July 20, 1980 + 37
88 August 08, 1979 + 31
95 July 22, 1978 35
91 July 20, 1977 + 33
88 July 15, 1976 31
96 August 02, 1975 + 36
92 July 03, 1974 33
92 September 01, 1973 + 33
91 July 22, 1972 33
96 June 28, 1971 36
91 July 01, 1970 33
93 June 30, 1969 + 34
93 July 22, 1968 34
93 June 17, 1967 34
98 July 03, 1966 37
94 August 17, 1965 + 34
94 September 10, 1964 34
93 June 27, 1963 34
95 August 20, 1962 35
95 August 31, 1961 35
90 July 26, 1960 32
95 September 09, 1959 35
90 July 04, 1958 32
93 August 03, 1957 34
91 June 14, 1956 + 33
95 August 03, 1955 35
99 July 14, 1954 37
97 September 01, 1953 + 36
96 September 13, 1952 36
92 August 31, 1951 + 33
92 June 26, 1950 33
97 July 05, 1949 36
99 August 27, 1948 37
Reference

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

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