Salt Lake City - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Salt Lake City, Utah. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Salt Lake City rose above 105 °F? What was the highest temperature in Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City 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 1928. The highest temperature measured during that time was 107 degrees Fahrenheit (42 Celsius) on July 13, 2002 and July 26, 1960.

Since 1948 the temperature extremes were observed at Salt Lake City's International Airport. Before then, the weather station was in the City's downtown.

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

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

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