Houston - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Houston, Texas. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Houston rose to 105 °F? What was the highest temperature in Houston 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 Houston 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 records go back to 1921. The highest temperature measured during that time was 108 degrees Fahrenheit (42 Celsius) on September 04, 2000.

Since 1947 the temperature extremes were observed at the William P. Hobby Airport. Before then, the weather station was in downtown Houston.

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

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

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