Record Highest Temperatures by State

State Temp.
°F
Temp.
°C
Date Station
Alabama 112 44 Sept. 5, 1925 Centerville
Alaska 100 38 June 27, 1915 Fort Yukon
Arizona 128 53 June 29, 1994 Lake Havasu City
Arkansas 120 49 Aug. 10, 1936 Ozark
California 134 57 July 10, 1913 Greenland Ranch
Colorado 118 48 July 11, 1888 Bennett
Connecticut 106 41 July 15, 1995 Danbury
Delaware 110 43 July 21, 1930 Millsboro
D.C. 106 41 July 20, 1930 Washington
Florida 109 43 June 29, 1931 Monticello
Georgia 112 44 Aug. 20, 1983Greenville
Hawaii 100 38 Apr. 27, 1931 Pahala
Idaho 118 48 July 28, 1934 Orofino
Illinois 117 47 July 14, 1954 E. St. Louis
Indiana 116 47 July 14, 1936 Collegeville
Iowa 118 48 July 20, 1934 Keokuk
Kansas 121 49 July 24, 19361 Alton (near)
Kentucky 114 46 July 28, 1930 Greensburg
Louisiana 114 46 Aug. 10, 19361 Plain Dealing
Maine 105 41 July 10, 19111 North Bridgton
Maryland 109 43 July 10, 19361 Cumberland & Frederick
Massachusetts 107 42 Aug. 2, 1975 New Bedford & Chester
Michigan 112 44 July 13, 1936 Mio
Minnesota 114 46 July 6, 19361 Moorhead
Mississippi 115 46 July 29, 1930 Holly Springs
Missouri 118 48 July 14, 19541 Warsaw & Union
Montana 117 47 July 5, 1937 Medicine Lake
Nebraska 118 48 July 24, 19361 Minden
Nevada 125 52 June 29, 19941 Laughlin
New Hampshire 106 41 July 4, 1911 Nashua
New Jersey 110 43 July 10, 1936 Runyon
New Mexico 122 50 June 27, 1994 Waste Isolat. Pilot Pit
New York 108 42 July 22, 1926 Troy
North Carolina 110 43 Aug. 21, 1983 Fayetteville
North Dakota 121 49 July 6, 1936 Steele
Ohio 113 45 July 21, 19341 Gallipolis (near)
Oklahoma 120 49 June 27, 19941 Tipton
Oregon 119 48 Aug. 10, 18981 Pendleton
Pennsylvania 111 44 July 10, 19361 Phoenixville
Rhode Island 104 40 Aug. 2, 1975 Providence
South Carolina 111 44 June 28, 19541 Camden
South Dakota 120 49 July 5, 1936 Gannvalley
Tennessee 113 45 Aug. 9, 19301 Perryville
Texas 120 49 June 28, 19941 Monahans
Utah 117 47 July 5, 1895 Saint George
Vermont 105 41 July 4, 1911 Vernon
Virginia 110 43 July 15, 1954 Balcony Falls
Washington 118 48 Aug. 5, 19611 Ice Harbor Dam
West Virginia 112 44 July 10, 19361 Martinsburg
Wisconsin 114 46 July 13, 1936 Wisconsin Dells
Wyoming 115 46 Aug. 8, 1983Basin
1. Also on earlier dates at the same or other places.
Source: National Climatic Data Center, Asheville, N.C., and Storm Phillips, STORMFAX, INC.

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